Instrumentation: [X] large bowl-bell. [Y] small bowl-bell. [Z] nakkei: damping hand-bell with striker

Soto School Scriptures for Daily Services and Practice
(Sôtôshû nikka gongyô seiten)
Part 3: Verses and Texts for Other Occasions: A. Verses


Part One:
Texts for Sutra Chanting Services

Part Two:
Eko for Sutra Chanting Services

Part Three:
Verses & Texts for Other Occasions
A. Verses
Verse of Homage to Buddha's Relics
(
Shariraimon)
Sutra Opening Verse
(
Kaikyôge)
Robe Verse
(
Takkesage)
Repentance Verse
(
Sangemon)
Three Refuges Verse
(
Sankiemon)
Three Refuges Prayer
(
Sankiraimon)
Verse in Worship of the Three Venerable Ones
(
Sanzon raimon)
Prostrations Verse
(
Raihai ge)
Four Vows
(
Shigusei ganmon)
Formal Meal Verses
(
Gyôhatsu nenju)
Bath Verse
(
Nyûyoku no ge)
Face Washing Verse
(
Senmen no ge)
B. Eko
Abbreviated Transfer of Merit to Lay People
(
zaike ryaku ekô)
Transfer of Merit at a Lay Person's Grave
(
zaike bozen ekô)
Universal Transference of Merit
(
fuekô)
C. Other Texts
Universally Recommended Instructions for Zazen
(
Fukan zazengi)
Meaning of Practice and Verification
(
Shushôgi)

 

Prostrations Verse
(Raihai ge)

 

The nature of that which can be and is worshipped is empty and still.

One's own body and the body of the other are in essence not two.

May we together with all beings obtain liberation,

giving rise to the supreme intention and relying on the ultimate truth.