Monk's feet leave lasting impression

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Bhikkhu Pesala
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Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:01 am

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Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:50 am

Greetings venerable,

That is indeed cool... I just hope that he's paying homage rather than partaking in micchā patthanā

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Metta,
Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Rui Sousa » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:21 am

The reporter comment seems a bit out of the Buddhist context:

Hua Chi once prayed up to 3,000 times a day on the same spot, to ensure his soul makes a smooth transition in the afterlife.
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Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:58 pm

Greetings,

Well that would be micchā patthanā (wrong wishing).

As I said, I hope that's not the case.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)


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