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?

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Re: Is there a similar story?

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

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

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson


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