Inspiring Words of Wisdom

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Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Postby Sanjay PS » Thu Dec 05, 2013 12:35 pm

Arhant Venerable Ajhan Cha encapsulates wisdom so nicely ,

"Having a sense of superiority
means to open the gates to conceit , pride and prejudice .

A sense of inferiority opens the gates to worthlessness and lassitude .

Seeing as equals , one closes the gates to reverence and humility .

An awakened person possesses none , but lives in the wisdom of here and now
. "
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Re: Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Postby boris » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:14 pm

"When any monk or brahman, with form (and the rest) as the means, which is impermanent, suffering and subject to change, sees thus 'I am superior' or 'I am equal' or 'I am inferior,' what is that if not blindness to what actually is?"
S. 22:49
The man who wants to avoid grotesque collapses should not look for anything to fulfill him in space and time.

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Re: Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Postby Sanjay PS » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:02 pm

boris wrote:"When any monk or brahman, with form (and the rest) as the means, which is impermanent, suffering and subject to change, sees thus 'I am superior' or 'I am equal' or 'I am inferior,' what is that if not blindness to what actually is?"
S. 22:49


Superb !

:anjali:
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