Is there a similar story?

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wanderlust
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Is there a similar story?

Postby wanderlust » Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:45 am

Would there happen to be a sutta similar to the story of Milarepa? Who was not such a nice, perfect man, but eventually became enlightened?

The Pali Canon is so large. I am really wanting to read something similar about repentance and the like.

Would someone help me out with this if you could?

:thanks:

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tiltbillings
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Re: Is there a similar story?

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:00 pm

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

      >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
      -- Proverbs 26:12


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