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Soto School Scriptures for Daily Services and Practice
(Sôtôshû nikka gongyô seiten)

Contents

Introduction

Part One:
Texts for Sutra Chanting Services

Verse of the "Universal Gateway" Chapter (Fumonbon ge)
Great Compassion Dharani (Daihishû)
Disaster Preventing Dharani (Shôsaishû)
Heart Sutra (Hannya shingyô)
Harmony of Difference and Equality (Sandôkai)
Precious Mirror Samadhi (Hôkyô zanmai)
Verse of the "Life Span" Chapter (Juryôbon ge)
Victor's Dharani (Sonshô darani)
Ambrosia Gate (Kanromon)

Part Two:
Eko for Sutra Chanting Services

Morning Service (chôka fugin)

Buddha Hall Sutra Chanting (butsuden fugin)
Sutra Chanting for the Arhats (ôgu fugin)
Ancestors Hall Sutra Chanting (sodô fugin)
Sutra Chanting for Founding and Former Abbots (kaisan rekijû fugin)
Mortuary Hall Sutra Chanting (shidô fugin)

Abbreviated Morning Service (ryaku chôka fugin)

Sutra Chanting for Repaying Blessings (hôon fugin)
Sutra Chanting for All Spirits (banrei fugin)

Kitchen Sutra Chanting (sôkô fugin)
Midday Sutra Chanting (nicchû fugin)
Evening Sutra Chanting (banka fugin)
Prayers Sutra Chanting (shukutô fugin)
Sutra Chanting For Tutelary Deities (chinju fugin)
Sutra Chanting For Idaten (idaten fugin)
Offering to the Main Object of Veneration (honzon jôgu)
Sutra Chanting for Mortuary Hall Patrons (shidô danna fugin)
Sutra Chanting for Patron's Ancestors (dannotsu senmô ruidai fugin)

Part Three:
Verses and Texts for Other Occasions

A. Verses

Verse of Homage to Buddha's Relics (Shariraimon)
Sutra Opening Verse (Kaikyôge)
Robe Verse (Takkesage)
Repentance Verse (Sangemon)
Three Refuges Verse (Sankiemon)
Three Refuges Prayer (Sankiraimon)
Verse in Worship of the Three Venerable Ones (Sanzon raimon)
Prostrations Verse (Raihai ge)
Four Vows (Shigusei ganmon)
Formal Meal Verses (Gyôhatsu nenju)
Bath Verse (Nyûyoku no ge)
Face Washing Verse (Senmen no ge)

B. Eko

Abbreviated Transfer of Merit to Lay People (zaike ryaku ekô)
Transfer of Merit at a Lay Person's Grave (zaike bozen ekô)
Universal Transference of Merit (fuekô)

C. Other Texts

Universally Recommended Instructions for Zazen (Fukan zazengi)
Meaning of Practice and Verification (Shushôgi)