Morning and Evening Chanting

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TRobinson465
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Morning and Evening Chanting

Post by TRobinson465 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:33 pm

Hello Dhamma community,

I was told a while ago that the morning and evening chanting done in Thai temples was created from several suttas a Thai monk put together hundreds of years ago. This would actually make sense since the chanting actually varies between temples within thailand sometimes.

This got me wondering, do non-Thai Theravada temples (sri lankan, burmese, etc.) do morning and evening chanting? and if so what are there versions like?

Appreciate the input from those with expeirence with non-Thai Buddhism. :anjali:
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