Saturday, November 11, 2006

Buddhist Audio Chants Available Online

Over at one of the Buddhist Zaadz pods, there is an incredibly useful post featuring links to audio of Buddhist chants that we can use in our practice or simply listen to and feel much better for having done so.

Here are a few of the links, the rest are at the pod.

• The Buddhist Society of Western Australia Chanting Book (MP3 Files)
Mp3 07 KB Text of Pali Chanting - with English translations.
Mp3 1_chanting.mp3 2.4 MB 1. Dedication of Offerings. (NB: large file)
Mp3 2_chanting.mp3 600 KB 2. Preliminary Homage.
Mp3 3_chanting.mp3 750 KB 3. Recollection of the Buddha.
Mp3 4_chanting.mp3 620 KB 4. Recollection of the Dhamma.
Mp3 5_chanting.mp3 1.4 MB

5. Recollection of the Sangha.

Mp3 6_chanting.mp3 3.5 MB 6. The Metta Sutta: The Buddha's Words on Loving-kindness.
Mp3 7_chanting.mp3 5.1 MB

7. The Refuges and Precepts. (NB: large file size)

• Magnetic Buddha Dharma Chanting - Pali/English (MP3 Files)
Mp3 01_mbdc.mp3 1,643 KB 1. Homage.
Mp3 02_mbdc.mp3 2,264 KB 2. The Three Refuges.
Mp3 03_mbdc.mp3 4,321 KB 3. The Three Jewels.
Mp3 04_mbdc.mp3 3,195 KB 4. Revering the Buddha.
Mp3 05_mbdc.mp3 3,891 KB 5. Revering the Triple Gem.
Mp3 06_mbdc.mp3 3,076 KB 6. Loving-Kindness.
Mp3 07_mbdc.mp3 3,810 KB 7. Spreading Loving-Kindness.
Mp3 08_mbdc.mp3 3,866 KB 8. Verses of Protection.
Mp3 09_mbdc.mp3 4,884 KB 9. The Five Recollections.
Mp3 10_mbdc.mp3 3,465 KB 10. The Ten Perfections.
Mp3 11_mbdc.mp3 5,786 KB 11. Good Wishes.
Mp3 12_mbdc.mp3 1,492 KB 12. Dedication of Merit.
• Vietnamese Chanting - Sino-Vietnamese (MP3 Files)
Mp3 vietchant01.mp3 2.921 KB The Early Morning Great Bell Verse. (NB: large file size)
Mp3 vietchant02.mp3 4.067 KB The Prayer for Harmony and Peace. (NB: large file size)
• Pureland Chanting - Chinese (MP3 Files)
Mp3 Namo Amituofo.mp3 281 KB Chant of Amitabha Buddha: Namo Amituofo!
Mp3 Namo Amitabha .mp3 5,075 KB Namo Amitabha. (NB: large file size)
• Chanting Om Mani Padme Hum - Chinese (MP3 Files)
Mp3 OmManiPadeHum .mp3 2,017 KB Om Mani Padme Hum
Mp3 OmManiPadeHum.mp3 21,355 KB Om Mani Padme Hum. (NB: very large file size)
Chanting of Nichiren Buddhism (MP3 Files)
Mp3 nam_myoho.mp3 2.201 KB Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo.
Mp3 nichiren_gong.mp3 3.224 KB Nam Myoho Renge Kyo/recitation 2nd/16th chap. Lotus Sutra

» Text of the Nichiren Chanting.

• Pali Buddhist Chanting - Thai Style (MP3 Files)
From Wat Luang Phor Sodh Dhammakayaram, Thailand. Chanting Leader: Phra Bhavana Visutthikhun, abbot.
Mp3 Namo3refuges.mp3 201 KB Namo tassa and The Three Refuges.
Mp3 Dhammachakka.mp3 2,139 KB Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (The Buddha's First Sermon).

• Buddhist Mantras (WAV Format Files)
WAV omm.wav 92 KB Mantra: OM MANI PADME HUM (Tibetan Buddhist)
WAV amtb8.wav 882 KB Name of Amitabha Buddha: NAMO AMITABHA (Pure Land)
WAV gelug_chant.wav 55 KB Chanting by Tibetan monks in the Gelugpa tradition.

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