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Toronto Zen Centre Chanting Services

Evening Chanting Service

  1. The Three Treasures
  2. The Sandokai
  3. Prajna Paramita Hridaya
  4. Kannon Sutra
  5. Honzon Eko
  6. Dai Hi Shin Dharani
  7. Ancestral Line
  8. Honzon Eko
  9. Ten Directions
  10. Four Vows
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Morning Chanting Service

  1. The Three Treasures
  2. The Sandokai
  3. En Mei Jikku Kannon Gyo
  4. The Lotus Sutra Scripture
  5. Honzon Eko
  6. Ten Directions
  7. Four Vows
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Morning Chanting Service 2

  1. The Three Treasures
  2. Ten Verse Kannon Sutra
  3. Affirming Faith in Mind
  4. Honzon Eko
  5. Ten Directions
  6. Four Vows
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Friday Morning Dedicated Chanting Service

  1. The Three Treasures
  2. En Mei Jikku Kannon Gyo
  3. Sho Sai Myo Kichijyo Dharani
  4. Mantra of Bhaisajyaguru
  5. The Lotus Sutra Scripture (optional)
  6. Special Return of Merit
  7. Ten Directions
  8. Four Vows
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Ceremonies of Aid

  1. The Three Treasures
  2. Prajna Paramita Hridaya
  3. Kannon Sutra
  4. Sho Sai Myo Kichijyo Dharani
  5. Dai Hi Shin Dharani
  6. Special Eko
  7. Ten Directions
  8. Four Vows
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Funeral and Memorial Services

  1. Prajna Paramita Hridaya—2x
  2. Kannon Sutra—9x
  3. Return of Merit
  4. Ten Directions
  5. Memorial Prayer
  6. Dai Hi Shin (optional)
  7. Special Eko
  8. Ten Directions
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Home Purification Ceremony

  1. Prostrations—3x
  2. Kanzeon—7x
  3. Prajna Paramita
  4. Sho Sai Myo (while chanting, circumambulate house—all lights on, doors open, go to all altars and offer incense)
  5. New Year’s Special Eko: May the coming year be one of peace and harmony
    Free of greed, anger and ignorance.
    May this home be thoroughly cleansed and purified.
    And may those who practice here help all beings attain Buddhahood.

  6. Ten Directions
  7. Four Vows
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Kannon Ceremony

Repeat three Times

  1. Prostrations (“Kanzeon Bodhisattva” each time)—9x
  2. Lotus Scripture of Kanzeon Bodhisattva
  3. The Mantra of Kanzeon Bodhisattva (“Praise to Kannon Bodhisattva!”)—9x
  4. Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo—9x
  5. The Mantra of Kanzeon Bodhisattva—9x
  6. Prostrations—9x
  7. Kanzeon—9x
  8. Prostrations—9x
  9. Dharani of Avalokitesvara
  10. The Mantra of Kanzeon Bodhisattva—9x
  11. En Mei Jukku Kannon Gyo—9x
  12. The Mantra of Kanzeon Bodhisattva—9x
  13. Prostrations—9x
  14. Kanzeon—9x

    Third time end with:
  15. Final Eko
  16. Ten Directions
  17. Four Vows
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