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Home Act IV: The obstacle of karmic retribution Sutra Adaptation of the Water Repentance

Sutra Adaptation of the Water Repentance

Synopsis of the Sutra Adaptation of the Water Repentance Text

Synopsis of the Sutra Adaptation of the Water Repentance Text
During the month of August 2011, Tzu Chi volunteers in Taiwan held the sutra adaptation of the Water Repentance text, bringing to life the more than 1,000 year old Buddhist text in a modern form of stage adaptation. The sutra adaptation expresses the teaching contained in the Chinese Buddhist text known as "Water Repentance" composed by Dharma Master Wu Da, and does so in the form of theatrical sketches, song, and sign language. This sutra adaptation shows the ways in which human beings have created negative karma as a result of their afflictions and inner impurities, and urges all to sincerely reflect and repent.Read more...