Sutra Book: Refuge Vows

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Refuge (chanted, palms together) I take refuge in awakening, I take refuge in the way, I […]

Refuge


(chanted, 
palms together)

I take refuge in awakening,

I take refuge in the way,

I take refuge in my companions.

 

(Pali)


(sung—3 times)

buddham saranam gacchami, 

dhammam saranam gacchami,

sangham saranam gacchami,

buddham, dhammam, sangham.

 

(These are the Refuge Vows in Pali; the ancient Indo-European language in which they were first written down.)