Buddhist Chanting

Monks from temples in Pa Pae chant for participants as blessing

Ceremony started with monks chanting. This chanting is considered as a blessing for all participants and for the world. Later there will be another chanting that everyone can join. Text for chanting of this part will be prepared for everyone. Then all the audience will have a chance to chant together. Pure energy from the chanting is important factor to bless and induce happiness for each individual and also for the earth. 

Sutra for chanting during ceremony

Itipiso Bhagava                  (He is indeed the Exalted One)

Araham                                (far from defilements)

Samma Sambuddho       (perfectly enlightened by Himself)

Vijjacaranasampanno    (fully possessed of wisdom and excellent conduct)

Sugato Lokavidu               (knower of the worlds)

Anutaro Purisadhammasarathi Sattha (unexcelled Trainer of tamable men)

Devamanussanam           (teacher of deities and men)

Buddho                                (the Awakened One)

Bhagavati                            (the Lord skilled in teaching Dhamma)

Svakkato Bhagavata Dhammo (well expounded is the Exalted One’s Dhamma)

Sanditthiko                         (to be seen here and now)

Akaliko                                 (not delayed in time)

Ehipassiko                           ( (inviting one to) come and see)

Opanayiko                          (leading inwards)

Paccatam Veditabbo Vinnuhiti (to be seen by each wise man for himself)

Supatipanno Bhagavato Savakasangho

(that which is the Sangha of the Exalted One’s disciple who have practiced well)

Ujupatipanno Bhagavato Savakasangho

(that which is the Sangha of the Exalted One’s disciple who have practiced straightly)

Nayapatipanno Bhagavato Savakasangho

(that which is the Sangha of the Exalted One’s disciple who have practiced rightly)

Samicipatipanno Bhagavato Savakasangho

(that which is the Sangha of the Exalted One’s disciple who have practiced properly)

Yadittam                              (that is to say)

Cattari Purisayugani

(the four pairs of men- those who are in the four pairs of Noble Path and Fruition)

Attha Purisapuggala

(the eight types of individual persons- those who are with the mind of a Stream Winner up to Fruition of Arahantship)

Esa Bhagavato Savakasangho     (that is the Sangha of the Exalted One’s disciples)

Ahuneyyo                                           (worthy of gifts)

Pahuneyyo                                         (worthy of hospitality)

Dakkkhineyyo                                   (worthy of offerings)

Anjalikaraniyo                                   (who should be respected)

Anuttaram Punakkhetam Lokassati (incomparable field of merit to the world)

Many local people join this event

Highlight of ceremony

Meditation

Speech for world Peacae

Loving kindness meditation for World Peace

Sky lantern for World Peace