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He sees by virtue of his purity. You are the source Of all purity and impurity. This is your last body. The wise harm dbammapada one. And in the next world suffer For they offend truth.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He never strays, he is determined.
You are far from the end of your journey. Give up the old ways – Passion, enmity, folly.
At the end of the way is freedom. He wants to be happy. Who can follow after him? Temptation cannot touch the man Who is awake, strong and humble, Who masters himself and minds the dharma. Does the spoon taste the soup?
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But if you subdue dhqmmapada Your sorrows shall fall from you Like drops of water from a lotus flower. Wakefulness Wakefulness is the way to life. Views Read Edit View history. How will you become free? In the same way drag yourself out of your sloth. However young, The seeker who sets out upon the way Shines bright over the world.
Like an elephant in the forest.
He does his own work. All that we are is the result of what we have thought: Death overcomes him When with distracted mind and thirsty senses He gathers flowers. Give thanks For what had been given to you, However little. In his fear a man may shelter In mountains or in forests, In groves of sacred trees or in shrines.
The gods watch over him. They go beyond sorrow. The king rides him. The Master At the end of the way The master finds freedom From desire and sorrow – Freedom without bounds. Better to live one day Wondering How all things arise and pass away. And to have done something good Before leaving this life is sweet, And to let go of sorrow. dhhammapada
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And if you cannot master yourself, The harm you do turns against you Grievously. For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time: The wise man delights in the truth And follows the law of the awakened.
How gladly you follow The words of the awakened. So cut through The strap and the thong and the rope. Yielding like the earth, The Dhammapada, www.
Its pure fragrance brom the heart.
If the traveller can find A virtuous and wise companion Let him go with him joyfully And overcome the dangers of the way. It is time to arise. Only when envy and selfishness Are rooted out of him May he grow in beauty. Do not speak harshly to anyone; those who are spoken to will answer you in the same way. The Elephant I shall endure harsh words As the elephant endures the shafts of battle. He wants nothing from this world And nothing from the next.
It is his most precious treasure. Read as few words as you like, And speak fewer. Never speak harsh words For they will rebound upon you. For behold your body – Bygom painted puppet, a toy, Jointed and sick and full of false imaginings, A shadow that shifts and fades.
Who shall discover The shining way of dharma? Weeds choke the field.