All of God's creatures have rights, a fact that most people don't seem to recognize.
This includes both human and non-human animals, but not all of them can speak for themselves.
May all sentient beings in the animal realm
subject to unbearable pain in labs throughout the world be free from suffering.
May alternatives to animal experimentation and testing be used immediately.
May Bodhicitta fill the hearts of those who imprison them.
May all sentient beings from the animal realm who suffer endless days, months, years
locked in tiny cages unable to move, be filled with peace and calm.
May the many billions waiting in slaughterhouse lines be free of fear.
May the hearts of those who work in abattoirs be filled with Bodhicitta so the very thought of harm is purified.
May they never kill again and may the slaughterhouse lines become immediately empty.
May no animal be afraid or depressed.
May their bodies be free of injuries, disease and illness.
May those who need homes, or who have been driven from them find shelter, plentiful food & water.
May there be liberation for those tortured for fur, entertainment or who are hunted.
May those who believe they are superior to our brother & sister animals develop perfect equanimity.
And may they realise in their hearts that all sentient beings possess Buddha nature
And they are not ours to kill or exploit.
May the many billions of land and sea dwelling sentient beings who are abused, exploited and killed due to greed, hatred and ignorance be free of suffering.
May they experience complete and perfect enlightenment, through the virtue of my efforts and prayers.
May I be a voice for the voiceless.
In short, may all human and non-human sentient beings live together in harmony, peace and equanimity and achieve perfect Enlightenment quickly.
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