Eight Approaches to Making Offerings to the Buddha

Cultivating according to the Buddha’s teachings is making offerings to the Buddha

Benefiting living beings is making offerings to the Buddha

Being tolerant and compassionate towards all living beings is making offerings to the Buddha

Standing in for all beings to undergo their suffering is making offerings to the Buddha

Diligently cultivating good roots is making offerings to the Buddha

Not forsaking the deeds of Bodhisattvas is making offerings to the Buddha

Not renouncing the Bodhi mind is making offerings to the Buddha

Making the statues of Bodhisattvas and practising the giving of Dharma is making offerings to the Buddha