Buddhist Chants

These chants in the Buddhist tradition are in a simple, meditative style intended for use in your own healing or spiritual practice. They are recorded with voice and harmonium accompaniment only. Explanations for each chant are below. Links to recordings (approximately 7 to 11 mins each) and more extensive information are provided. Free unlimited streaming. 

Gate Gate Paragate

 

Lyrics: Gate Gate Paragate Parasum Gate Bodhi Svaha

 

Meaning: This mantra is found at the end of the Heart Sutra. Most translations use the following meaning: “Oh, awakening that is gone, gone,  gone to the furthest shore, gone completely to the furthest shore.” Read more and listen to Gate Gate Paragate.

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Om Mani Padme Hum

 

Lyrics: Om Mani Padme Hum, Om Mani Padme Hum, Om Mani Padme Hum, Hrih

 

Meaning: The “Jewel in the Lotus” is one of the names of Avalokitesvara. The syllable “hrih” is his seed syllable, a mantric condensation of everything else expressed in the mantra. Read more and chant with Om Mani Padme Hum.

Goddess of Mercy (Chant to Kuan Yin)

 

Lyrics: Goddess of Mercy, Let your healing flow; Goddess of Mercy, let your grace be known; Let your love be felt on earth;

Let your voice be heard

 

Meaning: Kuan Yin is the Buddhist goddess of mercy and compassion. She is the Buddhist Savioress, a bodhisattva who has taken a vow to save all beings from suffering. Read more and hear the Goddess of Mercy chant.

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Lochana Chant

 

Lyrics: Om Vajra Lochana Lom Svaha

 

Meaning: Lochana is a female Buddha, the feminine counterpart of Akshobya, one of the five Dhyani or "self-born" Buddhas. She is associated with pure awareness. Read more and hear the Lochana Chant

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Padmadevi Chant

 

Lyrics: Om Padmadevi Puspadevi Pam Svaha

 

Meaning: This is a chant to Pandavarsini, the consort of Amitaba. Pandavarsini is the "white robed one" vested with purity. Learn more and hear the Padmadevi Chant.

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The Three Jewels

 

Lyrics: Buddham saranam gacchami, Dhammam saranam gacchami, Sungham saranam gacchami

 

Meaning: “To the Buddha (teacher) for refuge I go, to the teachings for refuge I go, to the community for refuge I go.” Rhe Three Jewels (Triratna) is the unifying factor in the varying forms of Buddhism. Read more and hear the The Three Jewels.

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