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Amitabha practice: Chanting and visualization

Amitabha practice: Chanting and visualization

Part of a series of talks given during a retreat on the meditation on Amitabha Buddha at North Kunsangar Buddhist retreat center in Russia. In English with Russian translation.

  • Chanting to Amitabha Buddha—meaning, purpose and visualization
    • Praise to Amitabha Buddha
    • Namo Amitabha
  • Serpentine walking
  • Demonstration of the Praise to Amitabha in Russian
  • Demonstration of Namo Amitabha chant

Amitabha practice: Chanting (download)

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.