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Dhammapada verses 167-169

Do not follow an inferior way; Don’t live with negligence. Do not follow a wrong view; Don’t be engrossed in the world. Rouse yourself! Don’t be negligent! Live the Dharma, a life of good conduct. One who lives the Dharma … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verse 91

The mindful apply themselves; They don’t amuse themselves in any abode. Like swans flying from a lake, They abandon home after home. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) When we are embedded in a comfortable place, our mindfulness can become dulled. We … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verses 81 & 82

As a solid mass of rock Is not moved by the wind, So a sage is unmoved By praise or blame. As a deep lake Is clear and undisturbed, So a sage becomes clear Upon hearing the Dharma. (Translated by … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verse 79

One who drinks in the Dharma Sleeps happily with a clear mind. The sage always delights in the Dharma Taught by the noble ones. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) Some of us, when we first encounter the Dharma, experience an instant … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verse 24

Glory grows for a person who is Energetic and mindful, Pure and considerate in action, Restrained and vigilant, And who lives the Dharma. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) Packed into this one verse is most of the Buddha’s eight-fold path: right … Continue reading

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