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Merit field

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Merit field; manifestation of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and our own spiritual teachers as the objects of our devotion.


merit field or field of accumulation. The visualized or actual holy beings in relation to whom one accumulates merit by going for refuge, making offerings and so forth and to whom one prays or makes requests for special purposes.



see also: The Refuge Tree