A strong puja from the 2014 Triratna International Council, featuring an extract from the Avatamsaka (Flower Garland) Sutra, the Maitreya Mantra beautifully harmonized, the Ratana Sutta, and the Refuges and Precepts and Shakyamuni Mantra chanted Indian style…
We present here the full puja followed by key extracts.
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A strong chanting of the Padmasambhava Mantra from the first Triratna European Chairs Assembly of the new year (2014). The chant is led by Nayaka from Dhanakosa Retreat Centre in the Scottish Highlands.
Padmasambhava is the great guru of Tibet, the founder of the different traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Mantras and other things! Starting with an excerpt from Vandanajyoti and Vishvantara’s song to mark the event, we get some lovely songs, mantras, chanting and and readings from the Saturday evening puja at the women’s UK& Ireland Order gathering at Adhisthana. The joy of Dharma practice in large numbers!
An absolutely beautiful piece of chanting from the Young Buddhists weekend at Adhisthana as part of the Urban Retreat. Rather amazingly this has been listened to over 1000 times in less than half a day!
This is a recording of the Transference Of Merit and Self-Surrender recited in many languages, as used in the Sevenfold Puja of the Triratna Buddhist Order. In order the languages are English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Welsh, French, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Estonian, and Danish - each read or recited by the Chair or other representative of that Buddhist Centre, sometimes in a small group.
It was recorded on the European Chairs Assembly - the first event held at...
Tous les ans, le 26 août, le jour de l’anniversaire de Sangharakshita, les Centres bouddhistes Triratna du monde entier lui dédient une puja en sept parties, pour se réjouir de sa présence, de sa vie, et de ce qu’il nous a apporté : son enseignement du Dharma, et la Communauté bouddhiste Triratna.
Pour la puja de cette année, j’ai choisi des lectures de sept textes provenant pour l’essentiel des mémoires de Sangharakshita, et correspondant à chacune des parties de la...
A teaching of the Dharma chanted in Pali, the Dhammapalam Gatha translates as ‘verses that protect the truth’. Set to music, this is a piece that beautifully evokes the heart of the Buddha’s teachings.
Bodhivajra recorded this chant; listen for enjoyment, or listen to learn the words (reproduced below).
Here’s PDF versions of the most common ceremonies used in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Many of them are also available in multiple translations over on the Translations Project page of this website. Texts included are:
The Sevenfold Puja The Threefold Puja The Dedication Ceremony The Tiratana Vandana The Heart Sutra The Three Refuges and Five Precepts including the Positive Precepts (as used in the Triratna Buddhist Community) The Three Refuges and Ten Precepts including the Positive...