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Dhammapada verses 67 & 68

No deed is good That one regrets having done, That results in weeping And a tear-streaked face. A deed is good That one doesn’t regret having done, That results in joy And delight. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) Sometimes human nature … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verses 44 & 45

Who will master this world And the realms of Yama and the gods? Who will select a well-taught Dharma teaching, As a skilled person selects a flower? One in training will master this world And the realms of Yama and … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verses 1&2

The Dhammapada is probably the most popular Buddhist literature in the world. It consists of 423 verses — sort of poetry, sort of philosophy, and a useful set of instructions to guide our deepening practice of the Dhamma. There are … Continue reading

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