I can almost here the “Tsk Tsk Tsk” disapproval from the temple elders…. But hey, I’ve got an active imagination. One of my teacher said you can find compassion and mantra anywhere as long as you want it. Can’t remember when it started. But whenever I have loud dance music in the gym or pub.… Read More Dance Mantra
This famous mantra Om Ma Ni Pad Me Hum is associated with Bodhisattva of compassion. The following tune was inspired when making ice cream. It was recorded in the kitchen. Pardon the background.
In the Chinese Mahayana Practice, there is this ritual of invoking blessed water through recitation of the Great Compassion Mantra. This mantra is closely related to the popular Bodhisattva of Compassion. Kuan Yin. The blessed water is being drank by devotees to seek blessing or given to the sick .or anyone suffering from spiritual disturbance.… Read More GREAT COMPASSION WATER 大悲水
Om Ah Ra Pa Ca Na Dhih Wisdom guide our action, speech and thought to achieve happiness in lifes without harming oneself or others. This mantra is associated with Manjushri Bodhisattva. Emanation of Buddha’s wisdom. Wisdom is so important in our daily life. Happy chanting.
This is a Pure Land Practice in Buddhism. I am sharing my version of chanting Amitabha’s name in Sanskrit. Here’s link to one of the pure land practice website The Buddhist in Japan and China chant the name of this Buddha for protection in this life and the afterlife. It is recorded in the sutra… Read More Amitabha Buddha
Recommendation for a busy person. This recitation is chanted daily in the morning to recollect our refuge and precepts commitment. It is in Pali and simple. Alternatively we can also recite in English or any language that you are comfortable with. This daily recitation is for our own spiritual practice and recollection. There is no fixed… Read More Morning Recitation
A monk from Thailand taught me this chant. We are recommended to chant it the number of times equal to your current age plus one. For example, if you are 35 years old then you chant 36 times. This is a recommendation. You can chant as many time as you want or even just once.… Read More Araham Chanting