Throughout my life I have done nothing but good deeds. I will keep doing so to further the purity of my body, speech and mind. This goodness will help me overcome the influence of Mara.
I always make the following resolutions:
Do not let Mara conceal the truth from me and prevent me from having the super-knowledge and insight. Let me know everything according to the truths. Let me be free from Mara’s influence which causes me to do wrongful deeds. Let me never know the word “defeat”, and to not ever be defeated by Mara in all of my lifetimes. Let me be victorious over Mara in every lifetime until I attain Nibbana.
After making resolutions, I looked at the purity of my body, speech and mind, and I looked at my inner merit sphere and my inner Dhamma sphere, and I saw all of them to be utterly bright and luminous. This made me happy. I looked at all the “programs” (past actions) that I have created for myself in the past and I saw no badness, only goodness and purity throughout. When I saw how I built virtues in the past, I knew I will no doubt grab the flag of victory. All I have to do is to stay on course and maintain this path of goodness for this lifetime. In my subsequent lifetimes, everything will be complete and perfect. I will not run into anything that is bad because I have made resolutions to encompass everything that is good, fully and firmly.
I will surely prevail. I will certainly defeat Mara because I have accumulated so much virtue.
Khun Yai Chand Khonnokyoong
from the book : "Khun Yai's Teachings-Wisdom from an Enlightened Mind”
4 March 2523 B.E.