Verse chanted when giving bowls to ordinand in ceremony of taking precepts (tokudo shiki 得度式):
Splendid, these alms bowls,
which always hold an accumulation of merit.
I now accept them with reverence
and spread them out to convert living beings.
zen zai hat-tara 善哉鉢多羅
jōji kudokuju 常持功徳聚
gakon cho daiju 我今頂戴受
ten den kegun jo 展轉化群生