Repentance Rituals of Compassion Altar (Cibei Daochang Chanfa) 慈悲道場懺法

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第 45 冊 No. 1909 慈悲道場懺法 梁 諸大法師集撰 共 10 卷
Volume 45, No. 1909, Repentance Rituals of Compassion Altar, Cibei Daochang Chanfa, Composed by various monastics in the Liang in 10 scrolls

Other names

粱皇寶懺 Precious Scroll of the Liang Emperor; 梁皇懺 Emperor Liang Repentance Service; 梁武懺 Liang Wu Repentance Service

English translations

  1. International Buddhist Progress Society 2020, Filial Piety Emperor Liang Repentance Dharma Service, Hacienda Heights, California: Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple.
  2. Chappell, D. W. 2005, “The Precious Scroll of the Liang Emperor: Buddhist and Daoist Repentance to Save the Dead,” In: William M. Bodiford ed. Going Forth, University of Hawaii Press, Chapter 2, pp. 40-67. Partial.


A repentance ritual inspired by Emperor Wu of Liang after seeing his deceased wife Empress Chi in a dream reborn as a snake.


Date 502-519 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 1512')

Primary Source

Various, 《慈悲道場懺法》 'Cibei Daochang Chanfa,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 45, No. 1909, Accessed 2016-10-25,


  1. FGDB, s.v. 梁皇懺.
  2. Lancaster 2004, K 1512.
  3. Sheng 2020, pp. 19-20.

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