Row, Row, Row, YOUR Boat! by Rev. Tatsuya Aoki

Rev. Tatsuya Aoki (BCC, Vancouver Buddhist Temple) gives a Dharma Talk addressing living the Dharma by using the example of the children’s song: Row, Row, Row your boat. Followed by chanting of Sanbutsu-ge

Please use the attached file to chant along after the Dharma message.

Rev. Tatsuya Aoki’s YouTube Channel
Vancouver Buddhist Temple website
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The Sanbutsuge, also known as the ‘Gatha of Praising the Virtues of the Buddha’, is part of the Larger Sutra of Immeasurable Life (Larger Sukhavati Vyuha Sutra). In this gatha, Dharmakara Bodhisattva praises his teacher Lokesvaraja Buddha and vows to save all beings who are suffering in the world of illusion even if it would mean skinking into the poisonous swamp of suffering and pain himself. Upon fulfilling his vows, Dharmakara Bodhisattva becomes Amida Buddha.

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