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Dhammapada verse 174

Blind is this world; Few see clearly here. As birds who escape from nets are few, Few go to heaven. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) In the Buddhist cosmology there are several heavens, stratified by degrees of refinement. Through the ages … Continue reading

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Dhammapada verses 69 & 71

As long as evil has not borne fruit, The fool thinks it is like honey. But when evil does bear fruit, Then the fool suffers. (verse 69 translated by Gil Fronsdal) Fresh milk takes time to sour. So a fool’s … Continue reading

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