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Friday, May 16, 2014

Dhammapada - The Essential Teaching of The Buddha

Chapter VII

96 His thought is quiet, quiet are his words and deed, when he has freedom by true knowledge, when he has thus become a quiet man.
99 Forests are delightful; where the world finds no delight, there the passionless will find delight, for they look for no pleasures. 

Chapter VIII

103 If one man conquer in battle a thousand times thousand men, and if another conquer himself, he is the greatest of conquerors.

Chapter IX

 120 Even a good man sees evil days so long as his good deed does not ripen; but when his good deed ripens, then does the good man see good things.

Chapter XIV

182 Difficult (to obtain) is the conception of men, difficult is the life of mortals, difficult is the hearing of the True Law, difficult is the birth of the Awakened (the attainment of Buddhahood). 
185 Not to blame, not to strike, to live restrained under the law, to be moderate in eating, to sleep and sit alone, and to dwell on the highest thoughts,-this is the teaching of the Awakened.
188 Men, driven by fear, go to many a refuge, to mountains and forests, to grows and sacred trees.
189 But that is not a safe refuge, that is not the best refuge; a man is not delivered from all pains after having gone to that refuge. 
190 He who takes refuge with Buddha, the Law, and the Church; he who, with clear understanding , sees the four holy truths:-

Chapter XV

204 Health is the greatest of gifts, contentedness the best riches; trust is the best of relationships, Nirvana the highest happiness.

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