List of Chants

chanting

Homage to Buddha in Pali

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Refuge prayer in Pali

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Commitment to observe the 1st precept in Pali

(abstain from killing)

Commitment to observe the 2nd precept in Pali

(abstain from stealing)

Commitment to observe the 3rd precept in Pali

(abstain from sexual misconduct)

Commitment to observe the 4th precept in Pali

(abstain from lying)

Commitment to observe the 5th precept in Pali

(abstain from intoxicants)

Chanting of 5 precepts altogether

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Ajahn Lee’s katha

 

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Namo Amitabha Buddhaya

The following way of chanting Amita Buddha was introduced by a mystic monks famous for his miracles. As a result people started to address him “living Buddha”The translation of this chinese chant means

Who is chanting Amita Buddha (note: this is like a Zen Koan)

Tathagatha is the real living Buddha (note: here it refers to Buddha nature that is innate in all of us)

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