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Now online: Two Out Of Print Documents

Postby Jhana4 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:03 pm

A Sri Lankan member of our Buddhist Sutta Study group has gone to the trouble of scanning two out of print essays made by a scholar monk friend of hers. We have put them online for others who might find them useful as well:

The first is on the subject of Buddhism or Pessimism? and the second on The Anatta Doctrine:
Two Out Of Print Documents
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.

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Re: Now online: Two Out Of Print Documents

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:37 pm

Greetings Jhana4,

Thanks for sharing.

Metta,
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“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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