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A Chanting Guide, by The Dhammayut Order in the United States of America (2000; 127pp./380KB) [PDF icon]
The complete text, in both Pali and English, of the chants used by laypeople and monastics alike at Buddhist monasteries of the Thai forest tradition (Dhammayut sect). This extensive collection includes: a guide to pronunciation; the daily (morning and evening) devotional chants; reflections; blessings; verses and discourses from the Pali canon (usually chanted on special occasions); the standard Pali formulas for requesting precepts, blessings, and forgiveness from the Sangha, and those that accompany the offering of gifts to the Sangha; and much more.