“‘[Life in] any world is unstable, it is swept away’: this is the first summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees, accomplished and fully enlightened. Knowing and seeing and hearing this, I went forth from the home life into homelessness.
“‘[Life in] any world has no shelter and no protector’ (atāṇo loko anabhissaro): this is the second summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees …
“‘[Life in] any world has nothing of its own; one has to leave all and pass on’: this is the third summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees …
“‘[Life in] any world is incomplete, insatiate, the slave of craving’: this is the fourth summary of the Dhamma taught by the Blessed One who knows and sees …
Best wishes, Dhammanando Bhikkhu
Sundɑrɑromɑ̄nɑ Pɑli Romɑnisɑtion
sɑrɑ̄: ɑ ɑ̄ i ī u ū e o kɑɳȶɑjɑ̄: k ƙ ɡ ɠ ŋ tɑ̄lujɑ̄: c ƈ j j̛ ɲ mudɗɑjɑ̄: ʈ ȶ ɖ ȡ ɳ dɑntɑjɑ̄: t ƭ d ɗ n oʈȶɑjɑ̄: p ƥ b ɓ m ɑvɑɡɡɑ̄: y r l v s h ł niɡɡɑhītɑ̊: ɑ̊ i̊ ů
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)
"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson
The "82" is the number of the sutta; the "II 68" refers to page 68 in the second volume of the Pali Text Society's Pali edition of the MN. Using that citation method rather than simply quoting the sutta number makes it easier to locate a passage.
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 Damned if I know.
"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson