East and West congregate, in the
happiness of perfect unity,
a joyful banquet for old and
Bold-headed and without eyebrows, his silvery beard flying freely,
the God of Longevity descends to offer congratulations on this birthday.
With noble ears and broad foreheads, in utter devotion and loyalty,
the eminent ones of the ten directions join the banquet to continue the lineage.
At the dragon palace in Los Angeles, sweet dew moistens everything, and
the virtue matches Heaven and Earth.
At Long Beach Sagely Monastery, Dharma rain benefits all beings, and
the Tao penetrates ancient and modern times.
Composed by Venerable Master Hsuan Hua for the occasion