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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Views Read Edit View history. Both version have the same meaning, but differ slightly in pronunciation and spelling. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Through the power of the Victor, misfortunes are vanquished. 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. The remaining suttas are established as a rampart. I go about in the Victor’s Cage.
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. This is from the Pali isn’t it?
Sabbe Satta Bhavantu Sukhithata: JINAPANJARA GATHA
Retrieved from ” https: This would be a Theravadin protection gatha. Strengthen your power of faith more than ever.
My own practice became much simpler once I bought into this. Another version was adapted by Nyanasamvara Suvaddhana. The rest of the 80 great elders jinapanjarq 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. Newer Post Older Post Home.
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The text can also be found in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Buddhist devotional text used for recitation and meditation. Jinapanjara Gatha At my regular meditation group last week, we were treated to a visualisation called “The Victor’s Cage”. CS1 Thai-language sources th Articles with short description Articles containing Pali-language text Articles containing Thai-language text. Some gtha it was discovered in a ruined stupa in Sri Lanka while others say it originates in Thailand.
A friendly discussion group pursuing rational enquiry into the Dhamma of the historical Buddha. This page was last edited on 9 Octoberat Sobhita, the noble sage, sits in consummate glory, shining like the sun all over the hair at the back of my head.
It is assumed that the Jinapanjara was authored by a Lanna Buddhist monk. Guarded by the power of the True Dhamma.
Crazywisdom and 27 guests. Without passing judgement on 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! Where did you find it?
It is one of the most popular texts that is widely chanted in Thailand. Nevertheless it is recited at many temples and forest monasteries in both countries for its mystical and powerful protective powers.
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.
For me, I agree with Ajahn Chah’s approach of basically just watching his own mind as his fundamental practice, and not bothering with most of this other stuff. Sobhita, the noble sage, sits in consummate glory, shining like the sun all over the hair at the back of my head.
Thank you for your response! Regular practice makes it easy to transform your jinapanjaara. The meaning of Jinapanjara is ‘the armor of the Buddha’. Regard both suffering and joy as facts of life, and continue chanting Namu-myoho-renge-kyo. Thus am I utterly well-sheltered, well-protected. I can not see the benefit of doing this kind of visualisation but as i said i never heard about it and then never tried it- Friendly from The thinker.