Pali-English chanting (WPN)

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Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby gavesako » Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:59 am

New chants as done at Wat Pah Nanachat:

http://www.watpahnanachat.org/Mp3/Chanting/
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby abhishek_laser » Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:41 am

The chants are extremely inspiring. It would be good if the chanting at Wat Pah Nanachat has more chanting posted regularly like this. It would be of great beneficial. It was very beneficial for me.
Thank You very much, Ven. Ajahn Gavesako.
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby Viscid » Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:48 pm

This is neat stuff. Never heard english chanting before, and the WPN monks sound like pros.
Thanks for pointing this out, Bhante.
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby Beneath the Wheel » Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:25 pm

How "standard" is the chanting that is done in Thai monasteries? I realize that WPN has some english portions, but as for monasteries where chanting is done entirely in Pali, is there a kind of conventional repertoire that is fairly constant for morning/evening chanting, recollections, etc?

I'm going to be (hopefully) going to Thailand to visit a few monasteries next fall and I'd like to be able to participate in such things so I'm looking for sites that might point me in that direction. Unfortunately I won't be able to make it to WPN for this particular trip.

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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby mikenz66 » Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:29 pm

Hi Beneath the Wheel,

I gather that that the basic morning and evening chants are fairly standard. You can find them, and most other common chants here:
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... nting.html

At my local Wat they do the basic morning and evening chant in morning and evening (:tongue:).
In the morning it's usually followed by:
Buddha-jaya-maṅgala Gāthā (The Verses of the Buddha's Auspicious Victories)
Jaya Paritta (The Victory Protection)
some other things I have not identified.
A variation of The Sublime Attitudes

In the evening they do various things, and often a discourse (usually one of the first three discourses).

If you take along a printed book in Pali/English, such as the one I've linked to above, and are a little familiar with what I've mentioned above and the other chants in the "Reflections" section you'll probably recognize quite a bit.

It's a nice feature that it doesn't matter so much what your usual language is if everyone is chanting in Pali. You can do the Pali chant and read the translation in your own language... :reading:

:anjali:
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby abhishek_laser » Tue May 08, 2012 2:06 am

Dear Venerable Ven. Ajahn Gavesako,

In wat pah nanachat's website, it is mentioned that "The books, the audio- and video-recordings contained on this website may be copied for individual use, but for further redistribution you need to request permission from:

The Abbot,
Wat Pah Nanachat
Bahn Bung Wai"

I having been planning to give a disc containing these chantings to a monastery where it will be played in the main hall.
Also I would like to put these chantings into a disc which I give for free distribution which contains other dhamma talks as well.
So can you please let me know if I can go ahead with the above two ways of distributing the chanting.
I'm sorry for asking this over the internet, since sending a letter to the monastery and receiving a reply would take a long time.

Thanks and Regards,
Abhishek V
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby Cittasanto » Tue May 08, 2012 6:33 am

abhishek_laser wrote:Dear Venerable Bhikkhu Gavesako,

In wat pah nanachat's website, it is mentioned that "The books, the audio- and video-recordings contained on this website may be copied for individual use, but for further redistribution you need to request permission from:

The Abbot,
Wat Pah Nanachat
Bahn Bung Wai"

I having been planning to give a disc containing these chantings to a monastery where it will be played in the main hall.
Also I would like to put these chantings into a disc which I give for free distribution which contains other dhamma talks as well.
So can you please let me know if I can go ahead with the above two ways of distributing the chanting.
I'm sorry for asking this over the internet, since sending a letter to the monastery and receiving a reply would take a long time.

Thanks and Regards,
Abhishek V

Ajahn Gavesako isn't at WPN, nor the Abbot, you would need to contact WPN & Ajahn Kevali (I think it is at the moment) directly!
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby abhishek_laser » Tue May 08, 2012 10:49 am

Dear Ven. Ajahn Gavesako,

I would like to ask for forgiveness from Ven. Ajahn Gavesako, for wrongly typing his name as Venerable Bhikkhu Gavesako instead of Ven. Ajahn Gavesako. It is very very important to refer to monks with the titles that they have been rewarded.

With Metta,
Abhishek


Thank You Cittasanto, for pointing out my mistake.
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Re: Pali-English chanting (WPN)

Postby Ytrog » Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:05 pm

Very inspiring. Thank you for posting :anjali:

Sorry for resurrecting this thread, but I just found it.
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