odysseus wrote:Can I be a Buddhist and not take part in chanting? I see chanting as a bit New-age and don`t want to take part in it. I´m not a very good singer anyway... I can meditate, though! Thanks.
Sure, no problem. Chanting / recitation is just the means to accustom / habituate the mind to the Dharma. But, it's not the only way. Still, got to get the Dharma there somehow, so it's not just a matter of no chanting means whatever one likes (not that you are doing this, just saying).