29. What is the Role of Chanting in Buddhism?
Ven Renru Tang [+]
Xiaoqi Tang is a PhD student of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, UK. Her research interests are Buddhist women, Buddhist chaplains, and the professionalization of Chinese Buddhist monastics.
Chanting enables Buddhists to understand and follow the Buddhist path. It can help people come close to the virtues of the Buddha, as well as improving their health and reducing their nervousness.