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Dhammapada verses 153 & 154

The second of these two verses is a stock construction that appears many times throughout the Pali canon. The words apply to anyone who achieves full awakening, or Nibbana, and may be spoken by the Buddha or by the newly … Continue reading

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Dhammapada 114 & 115

Better than one hundred years lived Without seeing the Deathless Is one day lived Seeing the Deathless. Better than one hundred years lived Without seeing the Deathless Is one day lived Seeing the ultimate Dharma. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) These … Continue reading

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Dhammapada 95 & 96

For a person Who, like the earth, is untroubled, Who is well-practiced, Who is like a pillar of Indra, Who is like a lake without mud, There is no more wandering. Calm in mind, speech, and action And released through … Continue reading

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