Safeguard Recitals
a book of protection chants

edited and translated by
Ānandajoti Bhikkhu
(Revised and Enlarged 3rd Edition, March 2014)

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Html Table of Contents

Introduction

 

Mahāparittaṁ
The Great Safeguard

Paṭhamakabhāṇavāraṁ
The First Recital

Dutiyakabhāṇavāraṁ
The Second Recital

Atirekāni Sattasuttāni
The Seven Extra Discourses

Tatiyakabhāṇavāraṁ
The Third Recital

Catutthakabhāṇavāraṁ
The Fourth Recital

Upagantho
Supplementary Texts

Appendixes

 

Html Table of Contents (detailed)

Introduction

 

Mahāparittaṁ
The Great Safeguard

1. Opening Ceremony

2. Tiratanaguṇavandanā
Worshipping the Virtues of the Three Treasures

3. Mahāmaṅgalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Blessings

4. Ratanasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Treasures

5. Karaṇīyamettasuttaṁ
The Discourse on how Friendliness Meditation should be Done

6. Protection and Blessing Verses

 

Catubhāṇavārapāḷi
The Four Recitals

Paṭhamakabhāṇavāraṁ
The First Recital

1. Saraṇagamanaṁ
Going for Refuge

2. Dasasikkhāpadāni
The Ten Training Rules

3. Sāmaṇerapañhaṁ
The Questions to the Novice

4. Dvattiṁsākāraṁ
The Thirty-Two Fold Nature

5. Paccavekkhaṇā
The Reflections

6. Dasadhammasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Ten Things

7. Mahāmaṅgalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Blessings

8. Ratanasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Treasures

9. Karaṇīyamettasuttaṁ
The Discourse on how Friendliness Meditation should be Done

10. Khandhaparittaṁ
The Safeguard of the Constituent Groups (of Mind & Body)

11. Mettānisaṁsasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Advantages of Friendliness Meditation

12. Mittānisaṁsaṁ
The Advantages of Friendship

13. Moraparittaṁ
The Peacock’s Safeguard

14. Candaparittaṁ
The Moon’s Safeguard

15. Suriyaparittaṁ
The Sun’s Safeguard

16. Dhajaggaparittaṁ
Safeguard through the Top of a Banner

 

Dutiyakabhāṇavāraṁ

17. MahāKassapattherabojjhaṅgaṁ
The Factor of Awakening Concerning the Elder Mahā Kassapa

18. MahāMoggallānattherabojjhaṅgaṁ
The Factor of Awakening Concerning the Elder Mahā Moggallāna

19. MahāCundattherabojjhaṅgaṁ
The Factor of Awakening Concerning the Elder Mahā Cunda

20. Girimānandasuttaṁ
The Discourse to Girimānanda

21. Isigilisuttaṁ
The Discourse about Isigili

 

Atirekāni Sattasuttāni

22. Dhammacakkappavattanasuttaṁ
The Discourse that Set the Dhamma Wheel Rolling

23. Mahāsamayasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Great Convention

24. Ālavakasuttaṁ
The Discourse concerning Ālavaka

25. Kasībhāradvājasuttaṁ
The Discourse concerning Kasībhāradvāja

26. Parābhavasuttaṁ
The Discourse on Ruin

27. Vasalasuttaṁ
The Discourse on the Outcastes

28. Saccavibhaṅgasuttaṁ
The Discourse giving the Analysis of the Truths

 

Tatiyakabhāṇavāraṁ:
29a. Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṁ (Part One)
The Āṭānāṭiya Discourse

 

Catutthakabhāṇavāraṁ:
29b. Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṁ (Part Two)
The Āṭānāṭiya Discourse

 

Upagantho
Supplementary Texts

1. Jayamaṅgalagāthā
Verses on the Blessings of Success

2. Mahājayamaṅgalagāthā
The Verses on the Great Blessings of Success

3. Āṇakkhettaparittaṁ
Safeguard in this Order’s Domain

4. Jinapañjaraṁ
The Victors’ Armour

5. Aṭṭhavīsatiparittaṁ
Safeguard through the Twenty-Eight Buddhas

6. Caturārakkhā Bhāvanā
Four Protective Meditations

7. Cakkavāḷamettabhāvanā
Universal Friendliness Meditation

8. Aṅgulimālaparittaṁ
The Aṅgulimāla Safeguard

9. Bojjhaṅgaparittaṁ
The Safeguard about the Factors of Awakening

10. Vaṭṭakaparittaṁ
The Discourse about the Quail

11. Phandanaparittaṁ
The Tree Safeguard

12. Narasīhagāthā
Verses about a Lion of a Man

 

Appendixes

The Pronounication of Pāḷi

The Prosody of the Texts