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)

 

Three Refuges Verse
(Sankiemon)

 

Hail refuge in buddha;

hail refuge in dharma;

hail refuge in sangha.

 

I take refuge in buddha,
honored as the highest;

I take refuge in dharma,
honored as the stainless;

I take refuge in sangha,
honored as harmonious.

 

I have completely taken refuge in buddha;

I have completely taken refuge dharma;

I have completely taken refuge in sangha.