Hand Made Buddhist Shrine – Altoid Tin Project

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I had some fun crafting this little Altoid tin project. I’m calling it the Sukhavati Box (Sukhavati means land of Bliss or Pure Land). It is a little portable Pure Land Shrine, its for sale, and it’s available at the store now.

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Altoid Tin Project

It includes:

1. Images of Amitabha Buddha (Chinese: Amitofo) and Avalokiteshvara (Chinese: Quanyin).

2. a small handmade origami box with a quote from the Pure Land Sutra and an Amitabha mandala.

3. An incense cone and bottle cap burner

4. A hand made bottle cap candle.

5. Four (4) cards that lead you through a Pure Land Meditation including an incense mantra, a light mantra, the Pure Land mantra, and a closing metta prayer.

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Author of two books, Poet, Meditation Teacher, Buddhist blogger, backup guitarist for his teenage boys, lucky husband and technologist
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