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Buddhist Blessing for Food

Buddhist Blessing for Food

In our age of eating disorders and soul-hunger, this simple, profound blessing helps to put food and eating into a healed perspective. May this blessing bring you to a place of mindfulness with every bite of food you take.

Buddhist Blessing for Food

Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space
combine to make this food.
Numberless beings gave their lives
and labors that we may eat.
May we be nourished
that we may nourish life.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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8:48AM PDT on Jun 13, 2013

I love it

3:15AM PDT on Apr 13, 2013


4:00AM PST on Dec 5, 2012

Very nice, thanks!

3:55AM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Thank you

2:36AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

Thank you :)

9:15AM PDT on Aug 18, 2012

very nice. ty

6:58PM PDT on Jul 15, 2012

Blessing to all!

11:11PM PDT on Apr 22, 2012

Very nice.

12:00PM PDT on Mar 17, 2012


8:15AM PST on Dec 29, 2011

something i've taught my grandchildren too

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