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Buddha's Last Words

Postby anchoni » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:19 am

Hello!

Could please someone write Buddha's last words - in romanized style and in Sanskrit?

Thank you!

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Re: Buddha's Last Words

Postby David2 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:28 am

Google found this:

http://jayarava.org/buddhas-last-words.html

Atha kho bhagavā bhikkhū āmantesi - handa dāni, bhikkave, āmantayāmi vo: "vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā"ti. Ayaṃ tathāgatassa pacchimā vācā.[ 2 ]

Now the Blessed One advised the bhikkhus - Well now, bhikkhus, my counsel is: experience is disappointing, [it is] through vigilance [that] you succeed. These were the last words for the Tathāgata.
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Re: Buddha's Last Words

Postby SamKR » Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:50 pm

Devanagari (Usual script of Sanskrit language):
‘‘हन्द दानि, भिक्खवे, आमन्तयामि वो, वयधम्मा सङ्खारा अप्पमादेन सम्पादेथा’’

Roman:
"handa dāni, bhikkave, āmantayāmi vo, vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā"
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Re: Buddha's Last Words

Postby Viscid » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:23 pm

David2 wrote:Google found this:
Well now, bhikkhus, my counsel is: experience is disappointing


worst translation ever.
"What holds attention determines action." - William James
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Re: Buddha's Last Words

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:32 pm

Viscid wrote:worst translation ever.
It cannot be that bad — your experience was clearly disappointing. :stirthepot:
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Re: Buddha's Last Words

Postby Kim OHara » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:13 am

Gooooogle knows everything , but isn't very smart :tongue:

Buddhanet's version is okay:
http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhism/lifebuddha/2_31lbud.htm
Visiblemantra has a reasonable version, with transliterations:
http://www.visiblemantra.org/buddha-last-words.html

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