Dhammapada the sayings of the buddha

The one I call holy has gone beyond this muddy road of rebirth and delusion, so difficult to pass, has crossed over and reached the other shore, is thoughtful, not agitated, not doubting, not attached, and calm.

The Tathagatas Buddhas are only preachers.

The Dhammapada Quotes

The one I call holy here has passed beyond the attachments of good and bad, is free from sorrow, free from desire, free from impurity. Because one gets rid of impurities, one is called a pilgrim. Men, driven on by thirst, run about like a snared hare; let therefore the mendicant drive out thirst, by striving after passionlessness for himself.

Whoever has understood the law of justice as taught by the well awakened one, should revere the teacher, as the priest worships the sacrificial fire.

Rouse yourself, be diligent, in Dhamma faring well. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. He whose wickedness is very great brings himself down to that state where his enemy wishes him to be, as a creeper does with the tree which it surrounds.

The one I call holy gives up what is pleasurable and what is not pleasurable, is cool and free from any seeds of renewal, the hero who has conquered all the worlds.

Twin Verses Yamaka-vaggo [ edit ] 1. Not by matted hair, not by lineage, not by caste does one become holy. Burlinghame, Harvard Oriental Series, 3 volumes; reprinted by Pali Text Society [1]Bristol; translation of the stories from the commentary, with the Dhammapada verses embedded Tr R. The one I call holy has no longings, in knowledge is free from doubt, and has reached the depth of the eternal.

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By oneself the evil is done, by oneself one suffers; by oneself evil is left undone, by oneself one is purified. The one I call holy wears thrown-away clothes, is lean with veins showing, and meditates alone in the forest.

Woe to the one who hurts a holy one; more woe to the one who strikes back. The foolish man who scorns the rule of the venerable Arahatof the elect Ariyaof the virtuous, and follows false doctrine, he bears fruit to his own destruction, like the fruits of the Katthaka reed.

When the holy one has reached the other shore in meditation and contemplation, all bonds vanish for the one who knows. The one I call holy in this world, giving up all desires, travels around without a home, in whom all desire for existence is extinguished. The one I call holy has cut all chains, never trembles, has passed beyond attachments and is independent.

Purity and impurity belong to oneself, no one can purify another. The one I call holy has let go of anger, hate, pride, and hypocrisy, like a mustard seed falls from the point of a needle. The evil done by oneself, self-begotten, self-bred, crushes the foolish, as a diamond breaks a precious stone.

If a man hold himself dear, let him watch himself carefully; during one at least out of the three watches a wise man should be watchful.

The one I call holy is bright like the moon, pure, serene, undisturbed, in whom pleasure is extinguished. The one I call holy does not take anything in the world that is not given one, be it long or short, small or large, good or bad.

The Way Magga-vaggo [ edit ] He who seeks his own happiness by hurting or killing beings, never finds happiness and will not escape from his sufferings. With self well subdued, a man finds a refuge such as few can find.

You yourself must make an effort.Jul 08,  · The Dhammapada is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist scriptures. The original version of the Dhammapada is.


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Dhammapada, or "sayings of the dhamma," is taken to be a collection of the utterances of the Buddha himself. Taken together, the verses form a key body of teaching within Buddhism, a guiding voice along the struggle-laden path towards true enlightenment, or Nirvana/5(28). Sep 15,  · The Dhammapada (Pāli; Prakrit: धम्मपद Dhammapada;[1]) is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist scriptures.[2].

The Dhammapada (Scriptures) Sayings Of The Buddha - English Version. The Dhammapada is an anthology of Buddhist verses, belonging to the part of the Theravada Pali Canon of scriptures known as the Khuddaka Nikaya, consisting of verses, and is arranged in 26 chapters by topic.

The Dhammapada is a volume of short sayings of the Buddha, sometimes called a Buddhist Book of Proverbs. It is a treasury of gems that inspire.

Dhammapada the sayings of the buddha
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