Selfless Persons - Steven Collins

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Selfless Persons - Steven Collins

Postby cooran » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:01 am

Hello all,

Has anybody read "Selfless Persons" by Steven Collins?

And, if so, what do you think?

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Re: Selfless Persons - Steven Collins

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:54 pm

It has been years since I have read it, but it is good. He is a reliable sympathetic scholar of things Theravada.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Selfless Persons - Steven Collins

Postby cooran » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:30 pm

Thanks Tilt :anjali:

I already have the book - one of those bought and set aside for when I have time. But I'll start this one soon, as it has the tick of approval.

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---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---


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