Chants

Homage to the Buddha

Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Sammā Sambudhassa (3 times).
Homage to the blessed One, the Perfected One, the Fully Awakened One (3 times).

The Three Refuges

Buddham Saranam Gacchāmi
I go to the Buddha for refuge.
Dhammam Saranam Gacchāmi
I go to the Dhamma for refuge.
Sangham Saranam Gacchāmi
I go to the Sangha for refuge.
Dutiyampi Buddham Saranam Gacchāmi
For the second time, I go to the Buddha for refuge.
Dutiyampi Dhammam Saranam Gacchāmi
For the second time, I go to the Dhamma for refuge.
Dutiyampi Sangham Saranam Gacchāmi
For the second time, I go to the Sangha for refuge.
Tatiyampi Buddham Saranam Gacchāmi
For the third time, I go to the Buddha for refuge.
Tatiyampi Dhammam Saranam Gacchāmi
For the third time, I go to the Dhamma for refuge.
Tatiyampi Sangham Saranam Gacchāmi
For the third time, I go to the Sangha for refuge.

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