* Documentary of Master Xiao hongchi’s Journey to Xinjiang (Chinese and English subtitles)
This documentary was made by the Fujian Television Documentary Film Studio in December 2009. In the 30 minutes of this documentary, you will be able to find answers to – what it means by Yin-Yang balance, why should we paidalajin, what’s the consequence if we do not live in harmony with nature, and why Master Xiao promotes paidalajin self-healing.
I go for refuge in knowledge,
I go for refuge in teachings,
I go for refuge in community.
Buddham : refers to Buddha (Pali), to knowledge/enlightenment/ability to reason/mind’s power to discriminate (Sanskrit).
Dharmam (Teachings) : refer to Buddhist teachings (Pali), and Dharmic teachings (Sanskrit).
Sangham : means the same in Pali and Sanskrit: community of like-minded spiritual beings.
This invocation, or refuge prayer, is known as the “Three Jewels” or “Three Treasures” (tri-ratna) prayer in Buddhism.
In Hinduism, this mantra chant is sometimes expanded with
Satyam sharanam gacchâmi (I go for refuge in truth),
Ahimsam sharanam gacchâmi (I go for refuge in non-violence),
Yogam sharanam gacchâmi (I go for refuge in yoga),
Ekam sharanam gacchâmi (I go for refuge in the One Universal life).