Audio of Uposatha Precepts

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Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby Buckwheat » Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:34 pm

Hello Everybody,

I am finding chanting along with audio files of great help, especially for getting the right rhythm and when to change pitch. Does anybody know where I can find an audio file of The Three Refuges and the Eight Precepts? I found something similar with the Five precepts, but I want something for Uposatha days.

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Scott
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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby rowboat » Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:04 pm

Plenty of chanting audio here: http://mirror1.birken.ca/dhamma_talks/i ... _List.html

It's a huge list so just Ctrl+F and search-term "precepts" or Ctrl+F and search-term "three refuges" and there you are.
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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:11 pm

I believe a the forest sangha monasteries have them online but I do have a copy if you would like it just PM me your mail and I'll send it
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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby Buckwheat » Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:46 pm

rowboat wrote:It's a huge list ...


Yes it is, thank you very much. I had been to the abhayagirir website and the wat mett website, but never made it to this one. Great resource. :thanks:
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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby rowboat » Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:55 pm

You're welcome. :anjali:
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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby Monkey Mind » Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:12 am

I enjoy the chanting of Ajahn Sister Vayama, her 8 precepts are here: http://www.dhammaloka.org.au/downloads/ ... nting.html
Scroll down to "Taking the Three Refuges and Eight Precepts"
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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby mirco » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:44 pm

Hopefully you found something in your mother tongue and not in Pāḷi only.

For me it's far more powerfull to recite in my mother tongue or at last in the second language I know a bit, that is english.

Especially all that exotism falls of and the rites-&-rituals-believe gets less nutrition.


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Re: Audio of Uposatha Precepts

Postby Buckwheat » Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:29 am

The links were great. I was lookimg for pali. I think about what the pali words mean so its not empty ritual. It almost feels a little more powerful in Pali.
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