Sound of Silence

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Sound of Silence

Postby Mr Man » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:35 pm

There are extracts from Ajahn Amaro’s recently published book Inner Listening: Meditation on the Sound of Silence in the latest Amaravati newsletter, which may be of interest to some.
Here is a link It might take a little time to download as it is in a largish PDF file


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Re: Sound of Silence

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:11 pm

“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Sound of Silence

Postby karunametta » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:07 am

thank you for posting this!


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