“‘[Life in] any world is unstable, it is swept away’: this is the first summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees, accomplished and fully enlightened. Knowing and seeing and hearing this, I went forth from the home life into homelessness.
“‘[Life in] any world has no shelter and no protector’ (atāṇo loko anabhissaro): this is the second summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees …
“‘[Life in] any world has nothing of its own; one has to leave all and pass on’: this is the third summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees …
“‘[Life in] any world is incomplete, insatiate, the slave of craving’: this is the fourth summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees …
Best wishes, Dhammanando Bhikkhu
...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One: “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.” — Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20
It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable. — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,
“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)”
The "82" is the number of the sutta; the "II 68" refers to page 68 in the second volume of the Pali Text Society's Pali edition of the MN. Using that citation method rather than simply quoting the sutta number makes it easier to locate a passage.
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 Damned if I know.
"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson