Whoever true kindness would find should come here

First and last stanzas adapted from: J. Bunyan

Bunyan, John. This great allegorist cannot be included amongst hymn writers, except on the ground that the piece, “He that is down needs fear no fall," from pt. ii. of his Pilgrim's Progress, 1684, is given in a limited number of hymnals. The son of a mechanic, he was born at Elstow, 1628; was a Baptist minister at Bedford; and died in London, Aug. 1688. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >

Author (second, third, and fourth stanzas): P. Jiyu-Kennett

Also: Jiyu-Kennett, P. Kennett, P. Jiyu- Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Whoever true kindness would find should come here
First and last stanzas adapted from: J. Bunyan
Author (second, third, and fourth stanzas): P. Jiyu-Kennett
Source: and others
Language: English

Tune

ST. DENIO

ST. DENIO is based on "Can mlynedd i nawr" ("A Hundred Years from Now"), a traditional Welsh ballad popular in the early nineteenth century. It was first published as a hymn tune in John Roberts's Caniadau y Cyssegr (Hymns of the Sanctuary, 1839). The tune title refers to St. Denis, the patron saint…

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The Liturgy of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives #19



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