A New Year's Prayer

On all the continents of this world, may happiness, joy, positive cause and effect, virtuous deeds, and merit increase immensely. By the power of this merit, may the elements come into equilibrium, and may disease and warfare cease. May poverty and hunger vanish, and may all threats to the planet be pacified. May glory, wealth, good economic conditions, lifespan, and authentic goodness auspiciously and joyously radiate, pervading all the continents of this world.

Kongtrul Jigme wrote this on New Year’s Eve 2015. May this deep aspiration be fulfilled by the grace of the Three Jewels, and especially by the power of the two kinds of bodhicitta and the activity of goodness in the world.