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Chant Source Question

Postby danieLion » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:03 am

Is the chant "Reflections on Sharings and Blessings" (verses of sharing and aspiration) from a sutta? If so, which one? If not, what's its origin?
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Re: Chant Source Question

Postby tiltbillings » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:07 am

Could you quote it here, please?
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Re: Chant Source Question

Postby Aloka » Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:58 am

I wonder if that's the same one as "Reflections On Sharing Blessings" on pages 32-33 of the Amaravati Chanting Book?

http://www.amaravati.org/documents/ABM_Chanting_Book_2006.pdf


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Re: Chant Source Question

Postby danieLion » Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:18 am

Aloka wrote:I wonder if that's the same one as "Reflections On Sharing Blessings" on pages 32-33 of the Amaravati Chanting Book?

http://www.amaravati.org/documents/ABM_Chanting_Book_2006.pdf


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Yes it is that one.

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Re: Chant Source Question

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jun 15, 2013 4:59 pm

Not that I could find when I looked for all the references during my time at Amaravati.
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Re: Chant Source Question

Postby danieLion » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:28 am

Anyone know the source, then?


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