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Dhammapada verse 134

If, like a broken bell,You do not reverberate,Then you have attained NirvanaAnd no hostility is found in you. (translated by Gil Fronsdal) This colorful simile represents a test for us. If we are attacked with words or actions, how do … 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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