The questions of king milinda

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The questions of king milinda

Postby bodom » Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:51 pm

So is it considered part of the canon or not? I have seen conflicting answers. Is there a general consensus?

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Re: The questions of king milinda

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:04 pm

bodom_bad_boy wrote:So is it considered part of the canon or not? I have seen conflicting answers. Is there a general consensus?

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Only in Burma is it included as part of the Canon.
    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
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Re: The questions of king milinda

Postby bodom » Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:08 pm

tiltbillings wrote:
bodom_bad_boy wrote:So is it considered part of the canon or not? I have seen conflicting answers. Is there a general consensus?

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Only in Burma is it included as part of the Canon.


Thank you.

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To practice is to know your defilements,
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Re: The questions of king milinda

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:36 pm

A great book, answering good questions with some good answers. Bhikkhu Pesala has an online PDF of it here:

http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/milinda.pdf


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