The Jinapanjara Gatha is one of the most popular chants in Thailand. Its origins are obscure. Some said it was discovered in a ruined stupa in. Two Pali chants have been joined here; Calling the Devas to listen to the Dhamma, followed by the protective chant Jinapanjara Gatha. Music by Chris Conway. At my regular meditation group last week, we were treated to a visualisation called “The Victor’s Cage”. I must say I found it hard going, it all.
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From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth.
The Ratana Sutta is in front, the Metta Sutta to the right. Sobhita, the noble sage, sits in consummate glory, shining like the sun all over the hair at the back of my head. The meaning of Jinapanjara is ‘the armor of the Buddha’. Newer Post Older Post Home. I go about in the Victor’s Cage. Through the power of the Victor, misfortunes are vanquished.
Dharma Companions @SABS: Jinapanjara Gatha
That’s not from memory. Who is online Users browsing this forum: As I dwell, in all my affairs, always in the cage of the Self-awakened One, living on earth in the middle of the cage of the Victors, I am always guarded by jinappanjara of those great noble men. Secretariat of the Supreme Patriarch Department.
I am also a Theravada Buddhist and i cant say i heard about this before too. The remaining suttas are established as a rampart. Apparently it’s very popular in Thailand.
Views Read Edit View history. Agtha of the popularity of animistic rituals considered in violation of Buddhist principles, Anawrahta consulted with the monastic community and decreed to his citizens to chant the Jinapanjara text instead. Its origins are obscure. As I dwell, in all my affairs, always in the cage of the Self-awakened One, living on earth in the middle of the cage of the Victors, I am always guarded by all of those great noble men.
Through the power of the Victor, misfortunes jinapnjara vanquished. Nevertheless it is recited at many temples and forest monasteries in both countries for its mystical and powerful protective powers.
Jinapanjara Gatha – Dharma Wheel
I’ve never heard of the visualization technique that you describe, but I’m not conversant in all aspects of Jibapanjara Buddhism. Historians have found no evidence of the original author, nor where Jinapanjara was composed, but the text is mentioned in ancient Birmese scriptures.
This page was last edited on 9 Octoberat Through the power of the Dhamma, the enemy horde is vanquished. Later, the monk Somdej Toh modified the incantation and made it more complete, by translating the content and curtailing some parts in the chant with unknown meaning. The text can also be found in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. So I follow Ajahn Chah’s approach jniapanjara simply constantly watching my mind, along with using the mantra “Buddho” during “formal” meditation. Where did you find it?
Thread Tools Show Printable Version. The rest of the 80 great elders — victorious, disciples of the Victor, sons of the Victor, shining with the majesty of moral virtue — are established in the various parts of my body.
This is from the Pali isn’t it? Both version have the same meaning, but differ slightly in pronunciation and spelling.
The Jinapanjara Gatha is one of the most popular chants in Thailand. Without passing judgement batha the proponents of that method, I can only say that in my own practice, the further I stray from the simplicity of the “basics”, the more trouble I get into!
CS1 Thai-language sources th Articles with short description Articles containing Pali-language text Articles containing Thai-language text. Im looking for a more specific explanation of the metaphysical stuff that happens to the reciter The text is here: Posted by Sunanda Ooi at 9: Here’s what the visualisation contained: Sobhita, the noble sage, sits in consummate glory, shining like the sun all over the hair at the back of my head.
The Ratana Sutta is in front, the Metta Sutta to the right. Retrieved from ” https: The remaining suttas are established as a rampart.
Thus, Jinapanjara means ‘the cage which is strong as a piece of armor that can protect from any dangers gafha enemies’. This would be a Theravadin protection gatha. A friendly discussion group pursuing rational enquiry into the Dhamma of the historical Minapanjara.
How could this be anything other than the boundless joy of the Law? The rest of the 80 great elders — victorious, disciples of the Victor, sons of the Victor, shining with the majesty of moral virtue — are established in the various parts of my body.