Tag Archive: Buddhist Chant

Buddhist Peace Chant

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Hanshan Temple; literally “Cold Mountain Temple”, is a Buddhist temple and monastery in Suzhou, China. Built in the Liang period (502-557) of the Southern Dynasty Hanshan Temple was originally named Miaolipumingta. The temple… Continue reading

Compassion Quotations and Mantras

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Compassion may be defined as deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the desire to relieve it. Our own suffering gives rise to compassion and can result in doing something for… Continue reading

The Great Compassion Mantra

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Understanding the concept of suffering helps us understand and develop compassion.  Suffering usually has a negative connotation yet it is a natural part of living, our cyclic existence, samsara, the cycle of birth… Continue reading

Ani Choying Drolma: A Singing Nun With a Mission

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I am an admirer of Ani Choying Drolma, also known as Choying Drolma and Ani Choying.  She is a Buddhist nun and musician from the Nagi Gompa nunnery in Nepal. Throughout the world Ani… Continue reading

Om Mani Padme Hum

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Mantras can be orally chanted, intoned,  visualized and/or repeated mentally to oneself. Mantras can also be sung.  I love singing. Vocal improvisation and mantras are a part of my practice.  In this post… Continue reading