Buddhism - The Pali canon (Tipitaka) Britannica

Buddhism - Buddhism - The Pali canon (Tipitaka): The earliest systematic and most complete collection of early Buddhist sacred literature is the Pali Tipitaka (“Three Baskets”; Sanskrit: Tripitaka). Its arrangement reflects the importance that the early followers attached to the monastic life (Pali and Sanskrit: Vinaya), to the discourses of the Buddha (Pali: Sutta), and subsequently to ...…

Dharani - Wikipedia

A dharani ( Devanagari: धारणी, IAST: dhāraṇī) is a Buddhist chant, mnemonic code, incantation, or recitation, usually a mantra consisting of Sanskrit or Pali phrases. Believed to be protective and with powers to generate merit for the Buddhist devotee, they constitute a ……

Tattoo translations and Buddhist spells Today Translations

Translating a Pali spell. Fortunately, our client did not experience the same embarrassing fate. By chance, our translator’s wife had monks on her side of the family, to whom she could pass on the photograph of the tattoo. Once he received the Khmer translation he subsequently passed his English translation on to us, as well as its meaning.…

Top 10 Buddhist Mantras for Meditation and Incantation ...

Oct 02, 2016 · Top 10 Buddhist Mantras for Meditation and Incantation . Ever wondering which Buddhist mantras to use for your meditation practice? Buddhist mantras are powerful invocations that are capable of evoking the essence of the various Buddhas, bodhisattvas, as well as the benevolent cosmic force in the state of Buddhahood. Words have power.…