This is what we recite after listening to a sermon from the monks or at the end of a puja. You can download a PDF to learn on your own.
Okāsa vandāmi Bhante. Mayākataṁ puññaṁ, sāminā anumodi tabbaṁ.
Translation: Please, Bhante, kindly allow me to share with you the merit I have collected.
(Bhantes: Sādhu, Sādhu, anumodāmi! Good, good, I rejoice!)
Saminā katam puññaṁ, mayhaṁ dātabbaṁ
Translation: Please Bhante, kindly share with me the merit you have collected.
(Bhantes: Sādhu, Sādhu, anumodetha! Good, good, I share!)
Sādhu, Sādhu anumodāmi!
Good, good, I appreciate!
Okāsa! Dvārattena kataṁ sabbaṁ accayaṁ khamatha me Bhante.
Translation: Forgive me, oh Bhante, of any offences I may have committed by body, speech, or mind.
(Bhantes: Kamāmi kamitabbaṁ. I forgive)
Okāsa khamāmi Bhante!
Dutiyam’pi okāsa khamāmi Bhante!
Tatiyam’pi okāsa khamāmi Bhante!
Translation: I ask for forgiveness, oh Bhante!
For a second time, I ask forgiveness, oh Bhante!
For a third time, I ask forgiveness, oh Bhante!
Activities in Colombo
- Children’s English Poya-Day Dhamma Program
- English Buddhism & Meditation for Kids in Bambalapitiya
- Meditate After Work @ Prana Lounge
- Poya-Day English Buddhist Meditation Retreat in Colombo