Small Verses VERSE OF THE KESA (recited before putting on rakusu or okesa) Great robe of liberation Field far beyond form and emptiness Wearing the Tathagata's teaching Saving all beings
Dai sai gedap-puku Mu so fu ku den-ne Hi bu nyorai kyo Ko do sho shu jo
Repeat English translation.
All BUDDHAS (chanted at the end of service and ceremonies) All Buddhas Ten Directions Three Times All Honored Ones, Bodhisattvas Mahasattvas Wisdom Beyond Wisdom Maha Prajna Paramita
DHARMA TALK (chanted before a dharma talk) An unsurpassed penetrating and perfect Dharma Is rarely met with, even in a hundred, thousand Million kalpas. Having it to see and listen to, to remember And accept, I vow to taste the truth of the Tathagata's words
FOUR VOWS (chanted after a dharma talk and sometimes other occasions) May our intention equally permeate every being. And place with the true merit of Buddha's Way. Beings are numberless, I vow to awaken with them. Delusions are inexhaustible, I vow to end them. Dharma gates are boundless, I vow to enter them. Buddha's Way is unsurpassable, I vow to become it.