The Jinapanjara Gatha is one of the most popular chants in Thailand. Its origins are obscure. Some said it was discovered in a ruined stupa in. Two Pali chants have been joined here; Calling the Devas to listen to the Dhamma, followed by the protective chant Jinapanjara Gatha. Music by Chris Conway. At my regular meditation group last week, we were treated to a visualisation called “The Victor’s Cage”. I must say I found it hard going, it all.
The remaining suttas are established as a rampart.
I must say I found it gatba going, it all seemed very artificial to me. Apparently it’s very popular in Thailand. I am also a Theravada Buddhist and i cant say i heard about this before too.
Thank you for your response! Because of the popularity of animistic rituals considered in violation of Buddhist principles, Anawrahta consulted with the monastic community jinaoanjara decreed to jinalanjara citizens to chant the Jinapanjara text instead. The Ratana Sutta is in front, the Metta Sutta to the right. Through the power of the Dhamma, the enemy horde is vanquished. My own practice became much simpler once I bought into this. The text can also be found in Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
There are two well-known adaptations of the Jinapanjara in Thailand. The Jinapanjara Gatha is one of the most popular chants in Thailand. Where did you find it?
Secretariat of the Supreme Patriarch Department. The Ratana Sutta is in front, the Metta Sutta to the right.
Jinapanjara Gatha – Dharma Wheel
Who is online Users browsing this forum: Jinapanjara is the combination of two words, Jina meaning ‘the winner’, which is the Buddha, and Panjara junapanjara ‘cage’. It is assumed that hinapanjara Jinapanjara was authored by a Lanna Buddhist monk. Topics specific to one school are best posted in the appropriate sub-forum. The remaining suttas are established as a rampart. This page was last edited on 9 Octoberat CS1 Thai-language sources th Articles with short description Articles containing Pali-language text Articles containing Thai-language text.
Thus am I utterly well-sheltered, well-protected. Through the power of the Victor, misfortunes are vanquished.
Historians have found no evidence of the original author, nor where Jinapanjara was composed, but the text is mentioned in ancient Birmese scriptures.
This is from the Pali isn’t it? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sobhita, the noble sage, sits in consummate glory, shining like the sun all over the hair at the jinapanjarz of my head. Through the power of the Victor, misfortunes are vanquished. Guarded by the power of the True Dhamma. So I follow Ajahn Chah’s approach of simply constantly watching my mind, along with using the mantra “Buddho” during “formal” meditation. Thread Tools Show Printable Version.