Is there a similar story?

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wanderlust
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Is there a similar story?

Postby wanderlust » Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:45 am

Would there happen to be a sutta similar to the story of Milarepa? Who was not such a nice, perfect man, but eventually became enlightened?

The Pali Canon is so large. I am really wanting to read something similar about repentance and the like.

Would someone help me out with this if you could?

:thanks:

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tiltbillings
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Re: Is there a similar story?

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:00 pm

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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80

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

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.


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