1 hr 10 min

Creating Good Karma for Happiness | Robe Offering Ceremony at Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage Dhammagiri Buddhist Podcasts

    • Buddhism

The traditional ceremony of offering robes after the end of the Rains Retreat is considered one of the most auspicious time in the year for generating 'puñña' (good karma).Welcome and introductory remarks by senior monkRequesting the Triple Refuge & Five PreceptsCeremony of taking refuge in Buddha, Dhamma & SanghaCeremony of formally committing to the five preceptsDedication of OfferingsPresentation of Offerings to monksMonks silently contemplate Forest ClothAnumodanā (rejoicing in good karma being made) and BlessingDhamma Reflections on boundless qualities of Mettā (loving kindness), Karuṇā (compassion), Muditā (sympathetic joy) and Upekkhā (equanimity)Invitation to recite Paritta (protective chant in Pali language)Invitation to Devas (angels/spirits) to listen to ParittaParitta ChantingAs the event proceeds, Ajahn Dhammasiha explains how we can maximize the good karma we're generating at every step:We strengthen our faith and confidence in the Triple Gem and the efficacy of future karmic results by taking refuge in the Triple GemWe elevate the quality of virtue and purity in our heart by committing to the five preceptsWe form a strong intention to provide our offering to the sangha of the four quarters and past, present and futureWe rejoice in the good actions done by everyone else on the day, not only our own onesWe cherish the good friendship with our fellow Dhamma practitioners, and the harmony and concord created by the unifying wholesome intentions of everyone involvedwww.dhammagiri.org.auwww.facebook.com/dhammagiri-forest-hermitagewww.youtube.com/channel/UCJINt0JJBfFm_x0FZcU9QJwwww.tinyletter.com/dhammagiri/archive

The traditional ceremony of offering robes after the end of the Rains Retreat is considered one of the most auspicious time in the year for generating 'puñña' (good karma).Welcome and introductory remarks by senior monkRequesting the Triple Refuge & Five PreceptsCeremony of taking refuge in Buddha, Dhamma & SanghaCeremony of formally committing to the five preceptsDedication of OfferingsPresentation of Offerings to monksMonks silently contemplate Forest ClothAnumodanā (rejoicing in good karma being made) and BlessingDhamma Reflections on boundless qualities of Mettā (loving kindness), Karuṇā (compassion), Muditā (sympathetic joy) and Upekkhā (equanimity)Invitation to recite Paritta (protective chant in Pali language)Invitation to Devas (angels/spirits) to listen to ParittaParitta ChantingAs the event proceeds, Ajahn Dhammasiha explains how we can maximize the good karma we're generating at every step:We strengthen our faith and confidence in the Triple Gem and the efficacy of future karmic results by taking refuge in the Triple GemWe elevate the quality of virtue and purity in our heart by committing to the five preceptsWe form a strong intention to provide our offering to the sangha of the four quarters and past, present and futureWe rejoice in the good actions done by everyone else on the day, not only our own onesWe cherish the good friendship with our fellow Dhamma practitioners, and the harmony and concord created by the unifying wholesome intentions of everyone involvedwww.dhammagiri.org.auwww.facebook.com/dhammagiri-forest-hermitagewww.youtube.com/channel/UCJINt0JJBfFm_x0FZcU9QJwwww.tinyletter.com/dhammagiri/archive

1 hr 10 min