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Inspiring Words of Wisdom - Dhamma Wheel

Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
Sanjay PS
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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
. "
The Path of Dhamma

The path of Dhamma is no picnic . It is a strenuous march steeply up the hill . If all the comrades desert you , Walk alone ! Walk alone ! with all the Thrill !!

U S.N. Goenka

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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.

Nicolás Gómez Dávila

Sanjay PS
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Re: Inspiring Words of Wisdom

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

The Path of Dhamma

The path of Dhamma is no picnic . It is a strenuous march steeply up the hill . If all the comrades desert you , Walk alone ! Walk alone ! with all the Thrill !!

U S.N. Goenka


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