Recorded Pali Chants

Explore the ancient language of the Tipitaka and Theravāda commentaries

Moderator: Mahavihara moderator

Post Reply
User avatar
Posts: 165
Joined: Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:22 pm

Recorded Pali Chants

Post by Moth » Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:31 pm

Hello, I am creating this topic to request audio samples of the basic pali chants, as I am trying to learn them. I apologize if this has already been covered in another thread. If anyone knows of any good links I would be very grateful. Thank you.
May you be happy. May you be a peace. May you be free from suffering." onclick=";return false;

User avatar
Posts: 5940
Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:18 pm
Location: San Antonio, Texas

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by bodom » Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:51 pm

Pali Chants" onclick=";return false;

Pali chanting" onclick=";return false;

Pali Devotional Chanting" onclick=";return false;

Assorted Buddhist Chanting" onclick=";return false;

Chanting with Monastics from Abhayagiri" onclick=";return false;

Namo Tassa, Buddhist Fellowship" onclick=";return false;

Chanting from Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery" onclick=";return false;

Chanting from Amaravati Buddhist Monastery" onclick=";return false;

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5

"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 11074
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:15 am
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by DNS » Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:08 pm

Good thread; this will help me update this page: ... g_on_audio" onclick=";return false;

Posts: 3
Joined: Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:32 pm

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by Samatha » Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:36 pm

You might like to check out this part of the web site of the Samatha Trust - ... ion-chants" onclick=";return false;. All of the participants are lay people but we have benefitted from instruction in chanting from monks, and some lay people, in various traditions of Theravada Buddhism (Cambodian, Thai, Sri Lankan, Burmese). Please let me know if you have any further queries. Best wishes, Charles

User avatar
Posts: 31
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:14 am
Location: Germany

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by ShinMeiDokuJoh » Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:35 pm

Hi Moth,
here some Pali Chantings with subbed with Pali using Thai letters and the spelling from Youtube:

Morning Prayer สวดมนต์ทำวัตรเช้า Part One: ... re=related" onclick=";return false;

Morning Prayer สวดมนต์ทำวัตรเช้า Part Two: ... re=related" onclick=";return false;

Evening Prayer สวดมนต์ทำวัตรเย็น Part One: ... re=related" onclick=";return false;

Evening Prayer สวดมนต์ทำวัตรเย็น Part Two: ... re=related" onclick=";return false;

Looking up with this word: สวดมนต์ sùat mon to pray you'll find some more:" onclick=";return false;

With best wishes
Pali in Thai Script:

Pali Sutta, Gatha and Paritta in Thai Script: http://sutta-sutra-pali-in-thai-script- ...

User avatar
Bhikkhu Pesala
Posts: 3704
Joined: Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:17 pm

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:33 am

Some Paritta Chanting from the Burmese tradition.
AIM ForumsPāli FontsIn This Very LifeBuddhist ChroniclesSoftware (Upasampadā: 24th June, 1979)

User avatar
Posts: 18442
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:49 am
Location: kanamaluka

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by Ben » Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:44 am

Thank you, Bhante! I think these were some of the recordings that I was listening to in Myanmar.
kind regards

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR


User avatar
Posts: 1480
Joined: Thu Jan 01, 2009 7:24 pm
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by Dmytro » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:31 am


Chants in the Sadhu! directory:" onclick=";return false;

Greetings from Kyiv!

User avatar
Posts: 2357
Joined: Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:04 am
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by manas » Mon Nov 21, 2011 3:29 am

Hello fellow dhamma-farers :)

I was wondering if anyone knows where I could access a rendition (chanted in pali of course) of the 'Pañcavaggi Sutta: Five Brethren' (otherwise knows as: Anatta-lakkhana Sutta: The Discourse on the Not-self Characteristic), but in the Thai tradition? I would much appreciate it!


"With regard to internal factors, I don't envision any other single factor like appropriate attention as doing so much for a monk in training, who has not attained the goal but remains intent on the unsurpassed safety from bondage. A monk who attends appropriately abandons what is unskillful and develops what is skillful."
- from the Itivuttaka

frank k
Posts: 136
Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:55 pm

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by frank k » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:12 pm has a nice group chanting of Anattalakhana, audio file is excellent quality. Here is a link to it:" onclick=";return false; Audio Sutta Recordings

User avatar
Posts: 1732
Joined: Sun Jan 04, 2009 5:16 pm

Re: Recorded Pali Chants

Post by gavesako » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:21 am

Here is a collection of Pali paritta chants in the Thai Dhammayut style:" onclick=";return false;

They are accompanied by tantric yantra drawings which are supposed to have a magical protective effect and are also used for tattoos.
Bhikkhu Gavesako
Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

Access to Insight - Theravada texts
Ancient Buddhist Texts - Translations and history of Pali texts - Sutta translations

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests