A gift for humanity

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tiltbillings
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A gift for humanity

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:46 am

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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Re: A gift for humanity

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:50 am

Who plays the Buddha himself?

Fingers crossed for Nicholas Cage.
Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta

Stuff I write about things.

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Re: A gift for humanity

Postby cooran » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:20 am

Indian actor Gagan Malik essays the role of Prince Siddhartha while Anchal Singh portrays Princess Yashodara’s role.

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Re: A gift for humanity

Postby plwk » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:03 am

Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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