“Let us be aware of the source of being common to us and to all living things. Invoking the presence of the Great Compassion, let us fill our hearts with our own compassion – towards ourselves and towards all living beings.
Let us pray that all living beings realise that they are brothers and sisters, all nourished from the same source of life.
Let us commit ourselves to live in a way which will not deprive other living beings of the chance to live.
Let us pray for the establishment of peace in our hearts and on earth.”
Buddhist prayer quoted in Fragments of Holiness for Daily Reflection