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Homage to Shakyamuni Buddha chant

Homage to Shakyamuni Buddha chant

A brief commentary on the practice of chanting “homage to the fundamental teacher Shakyamuni Buddha” given during the Death and Caring for the Dying Retreat.

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Buddha Shakyamuni chanting practice commentary (download)

Homage to the fundamental teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha

Fundamental teacher Shakyamuni Buddha (download)

Na Mo Ben Shi Shi Jia Mou Ni Fo

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Homage to Shakyamuni Buddha practice

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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