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Daily refuge and precept recital

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:06 am

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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
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... el282.html

MP3 chanting files available from: http://www.dhammatalks.org/Archive/Chants/Chants.html

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

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