Chanting
Parent topic: Devotional practice
Subtopic: Protective chants
69 excerpts, 3:44:43 total duration

Events (1) All excerpts (69) Questions about (43) Answers involving (12) Stories (13) Quotes (1) Texts (1) References (2)

Calming the Busy Mind, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Aug. 11, 2013

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2. “You said that starting with chanting can help focus the mind. But I find myself daydreaming while chanting.” [Chanting] [Tranquility] [Proliferation] // [Pāṭimokkha] [Energy]

Story: An elderly woman chants the Dhammacakka Sutta every day. [Chanting] [Ageing]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 23Ajahn Pasanno – Feb. 5, 2014

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2. Ajahn Ñaniko speaks about the time Luang Por Liem spent at Suan Mokh. [Wat Suan Mokkh] [Ajahn Liem]

Recollection: The Thai translations in the Wat Pah Pong chanting book come from Ajahn Buddhadāsa. [Chanting] [Wat Pah Pong] [Thai] [Translation] [Ajahn Buddhadāsa]

Recollection: Ajahn Liem reads and comments on the monthly poem in the Ajahn Buddhadāsa calendar. [Artistic expression]


Death and Dying, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – May. 9, 2014

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6. Recollection: Traditions around dying in Thailand. [Culture/Thailand] [Death] // [Tranquility] [Chanting] [Teaching Dhamma] [Clear comprehension] [Rebirth]


Chanting, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 2, 2018

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1. Recollection: Ajahn Mun chants for an hour before meditating. [Ajahn Mun] [Meditation] [Devotional practice] [Chanting]


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2. Story: The Buddha asks a monk to recite the Aṭṭhakavagga (Snp Chapter 4) (Ud 5.6). [Buddha/Biography] [Monastic life] [Sutta] [Chanting]


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3. Story of an Indian Brahman novice at Tisarana Monastery who is adept at chanting. [Culture/India] [Tisarana] [Chanting]


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4. Story: Learning the Paṭimokkha. [Pāṭimokkha] [Ajahn Pasanno] [Chanting] // [Ajahn Chah] [Culture/India]

Responses by Ajahn Ñāṇiko, Ajahn Karuṇadhammo and Ajahn Kaccāna. [Chanting]


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5. Story: Ajahn Pasanno's mother notices that he chants in tune. [Ajahn Pasanno] [Family] [Chanting] // [Almsfood] [Mindfulness]


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6. Story: An elderly Sri Lankan monk chants to calm a wild elephant. [History/Sri Lankan Buddhism] [Animal] [Three Refuges] [Chanting]

Story: Chanting 'Itipi so' 108 times. [Chanting] [Abhayagiri] [Anandagiri]


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7. Story: Chanting sustains a long-time disciple of Ajahn Chah living as a businessman in Bangkok. [Ajahn Chah] [Lay life] [Culture/Thailand] [Chanting] // [Suffering]


Chanting, Session 2Ajahn Karuṇadhammo and Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 2, 2018

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6. Story: Ajahn Pasanno spends Vassa on the Burmese border, but can't chant smoothly with two monks of different nationalities. Told by Ajahn Karuṇadhammo and Ajahn Pasanno. [Ajahn Pasanno] [Rains retreat] [Chanting] [Pāli]


Chanting, Session 3Ajahn Ñāṇiko and Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 2, 2018

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6. Story: A monk at Poo Jum Gom dislodges a viper by chanting the Khandhaparitta despite believing that it won't work. Told by Ajahn Ñāṇiko. [Animal] [Poo Jum Gom] [Ajahn Ñāṇiko] [Faith] [Chanting] [Protective chants]


Living in a Changing SocietyAjahn Pasanno and Ajahn Ñāṇiko – Aug. 23, 2020

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6. “Is there something called fierce compassion in the Theravāda tradition? If so, how is that different from resentment or anger?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno. [Fierce/direct teaching] [Compassion] [Theravāda] [Ill-will] [Aversion] // [Ajahn Mahā Boowa] [Suffering] [Teaching Dhamma] [Admonishment/feedback] [Spiritual bypass] [Ajahn Chah]

Story: Ajahn Chah calls newly-arrived Tan Pasanno lazy. [Ajahn Pasanno] [Chanting]