made 12 vows when he was a Bodhisattva before he attained the stage of
1. His body will produce light, radiating to
endless space. All Sentient Beings will have the same appearance as his.
2. His body will shine like a Blue colored
treasure stone, clear, pure and bright, penetrating even to the darkest
area, in order to help those to understand.
3. He will give wisdom to all sentient
beings and ensure they should not lack the tools to achieve their
4. He will guide bad people on to the right
5. He will make every effort to help all
those who remembered and chanted his name Yok-shi-lau-lei-kwong
Yue Loi gradually to progress toward
6. He will help those suffering from
disabilities who remembered and chanted his name, gradually to resolve
all their problems.
7. He will help the poor, the sick and
homeless who remembered and chanted his name, to overcome their
8. Any woman not satisfied being feminine
should become a man in her next life if she remembered and chanted his
9. He will protect everybody from evil or
danger and help them keep to the right path if they remembered and
chanted his name.
10. He will guide the prisoners on the right
path if they remembered and chanted his name.
11. Those persons who were poor and needy
for food and doing evil deeds in order to get their needs, will be
guided on the right path if they remembered and chanted his name.
12. Those with no clothes who remembered and
chanted his name will be clothed.