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Daily refuge and precept recital

Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:06 am
by retrofuturist
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Homage

Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma Sambuddhassa (x3)
Homage to the Blessed One, the Worthy One, the Rightly Self-awakened One


Going for Refuge

Buddham saranam gacchami
I go for refuge to the Buddha;
Dhammam saranam gacchami
I go for refuge to the Dhamma;
Sangham saranam gacchami
I go for refuge to the Sangha.

Dutiyampi Buddham saranam gacchami
A second time I go for refuge to the Buddha.
Dutiyampi Dhammam saranam gacchami
A second time I go for refuge to the Dhamma.
Dutiyampi Sangham saranam gacchami
A second time I go for refuge to the Sangha.

Tatiyampi Buddham saranam gacchami
A third time I go for refuge to the Buddha.
Tatiyampi Dhammam saranam gacchami
A third time I go for refuge to the Dhamma.
Tatiyampi Sangham saranam gacchami
A third time I go for refuge to the Sangha.


The Five Precepts

Panatipata veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami
I undertake the training rule to abstain from taking life.

Adinnadana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
I undertake the training rule to abstain from taking what is not given.

Kamesu micchacara veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
I undertake the training rule to abstain from misconduct in regard to sense pleasures.

Musavada veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
I undertake the training rule to abstain from false speech.

Suramerayamajjapamadatthana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami,
I undertake the training rule to abstain from fermented and distilled intoxicants which are the basis for heedlessness.


Translations and additional details in "Going for Refuge & Taking the Precepts" by Bhikkhu Bodhi
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MP3 chanting files available from: http://www.dhammatalks.org/Archive/Chants/Chants.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Metta,
Retro. :)