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Part 2 - Evening Chanting

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Evening Chanting
2.1 Dedication of OfferingsYo so bhagavā araham sammāsambuddhoTo the Blessed One, the Buddha, who fully attained perfect Awakening, svākkhāto yena bhagavatā dhammoto the Teaching, which he expounded so well, supaṭipanno yassa bhagavato sāvakasaṇghoand to the Blessed One's disciples, who have practiced well, tammayaṃ bhagavantaṃ sadhammaṃ sasaṅghaṃto these,the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Saṅgha, imehi sakkhārehi yathārahaṃ āropitehi abhipūjayāmawe respect with offerings, our rightful homage. sādhu no bhante bhagavā suciraparinibbutopiIt is well for us that the Blessed One, having attained liberation, pacchimājanatānukampamānasāstill had compassion for future generations. ime sakkāre duggatapaṇṇākārabhūte paṭiggaṇhātu
May these simple offerings be accepted
amhākaṃ dīgharattaṃ hitāya sukhāya
for our long-lasting benefit and for the happiness it gives us,
Arahaṃ sammāsambuddho bhagavā
The Blessed One is Worthy and Rightly Self-awakened,
buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ abhivādemi.
I bow down be…

Chanting Book Project Notes

Chanting Book Project Scope: Phase 1 – Structure and Text STRUCTURE – Copy the existing structure for the purpose of bringing a familiar work online and bridging the gap from a familiar publication to the digital realm.
Coordinate existing and new structure to reflect modern book construction as well as create expanded digital media based on the existing material
Adding or Updating Missing Sections (Appendix / Dedication / Index)
Format (Currently A4)
TEXT – Copy the existing text of every page of the Chanting Book. Keep all sections and preserve the work as is unless there are obvious errors.
Proof Reading
Scholarly Review of Transliteration, Sources and Translations
Phase 2 – Electronic Books
Once the Wat Pasantidhamma chanting book is copied, structured and edited I will comb this and prepare it for eBooks (Kindle, Kobo, Google Play Books, PDF, etc.) Phase 3 – Recording (Audio) Audio of the chants Dhamma Talks based on Book Sutta, Chants and Medit…

Part 1 - Morning Chanting

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Morning Chanting
1.1 Dedication of OfferingsYo so bhagavā araham sammāsambuddho
To the Blessed One, the Buddha, who fully attained perfect Awakening, svākkhāto yena bhagavatā dhammo
to the Teaching, which he expounded so well, supaṭipanno yassa bhagavato sāvakasaṇgho
and to the Blessed One's disciples, who have practiced well, tammayaṃ bhagavantaṃ sadhammaṃ sasaṅghaṃ
to these,the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Saṅgha, imehi sakkhārehi yathārahaṃ āropitehi abhipūjayāma
we respect with offerings, our rightful homage. sādhu no bhante bhagavā suciraparinibbutopi
It is well for us that the Blessed One, having attained liberation, pacchimājanatānukampamānasā
still had compassion for future generations. ime sakkāre duggatapaṇṇākārabhūte paṭiggaṇhātu
May these simple offerings be accepted amhākaṃ dīgharattaṃ hitāya sukhāya
for our long-lasting benefit and for the happiness it gives us, Arahaṃ sammāsambuddho bhagavā
The Blessed One is Worthy and Rightly Self-awakened, buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ abhivādemi.
I bow down be…

The Pālī Alphabet

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The Romanized Pālī Alphabet (Pālī Phonology)
The Romanized Pālī Alphabet is divided into eight vowels and thirty-two consonants:  1. Vowelsaāiīuūe0 2. Grouped Consonants Gutturalskkh g gh ṅPalatalsc ch j jh ñLingualsṭṭhḍḍh ṇDentalstth ddh n Labialspph bbh m 3. Ungrouped ConsonantsFricativey     r     l     ḷ    v  SibilantsAspiratehNasal / Anusvara ṃ 4. Pālī Pronunciation The principals of pronunciation employed in this book are in accordance with the Pālī chanting in the Thai of the Mahānikāya tradition in Thailand.
In general. letters or words are pronounced the same as in English, but some may be different. The following are illustrations: VowelsShort Vowels - pronounced short sound
a - as o in ton or u in sun eg. tassa (tas-sa) i - as i in sit eg. iti (i-ti) u - as u in put or oo in look eg. Upāli (U-paa-li)
Long Vowels - pronounced long sound ā - as aa in father eg. kāyena (kaa-ye na) ī - as ee in tree eg. veramanī (ve-ra-ma-nee)
ū - as oo in moon eg. lokavitū (lo-ka-vi-too)

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