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Vol. 26, No.8, 18 August, 2016

 

WORDS OF DHAMMA

Hatthasaṃyato pādasaṃyato,Vācāsaṃyato saṃyatuttamo; Ajjhattarato samāhito, Eko santusito tamāhu bhikkhuṃ.

-A bhikkhu is one who is controlled in his hands, his feet, his speech, is most disciplined, delighting in the truth within, calm, contented, alone.

— Dhammapada 362, Bhikkhuvagga

Vol. 26, No.6, 20 June, 2016

WORDS OF DHAMMA

Dunniggahassa lahuno, yatthakāmanipātino; cittassa damatho sādhu, cittaṃ dantaṃ sukhāvahaṃ.

-It is better to control the mind that is difficult to control, that moves wherever it wants to with lightning speed. A mind so tamed brings happiness.

—Dhammapada 35, Cittavaggo

Vol. 26, No.5, 21 May, 2016

 

WORDS OF DHAMMA

So karohi dīpamattano, khippaṃ vāyama pandito bhava; Niddhantamalo anangano, dibbaṃ ariyabhūmiṃ upehisi.

Make an island for yourself, strive hard and become wise. Rid of impurities and cleansed of stain, you will go to the celestial abode of the Noble Ones.

—Dhammapada 236, Malavaggo

Vol. 26, No.4, 22 April, 2016

 

WORDS OF DHAMMA

Haṃsādiccapathe yanti, ākāse yanti iddhiyā; Nīyanti dhīrā lokamhā, jetvā māraṃ savāhiniṃ‚

-Swans fly along on the path of the sun; those with the power travel through space. The enlightened go forth 

from the world, having conquered the armies of Māra.

— Dhammapada 175, Lokavaggo.

THE TEN SOLDIERS OF MĀRA

-by Sayagyi U Ba Khin

Vol. 26, No.3, 23 March, 2016

WORDS OF DHAMMA

Attanā codayattānaṃ, paṭimaṃsetha attanā‚ so attagutto satimā, sukhaṃ bhikkhu vihāhisi.

-By self do you exhort yourself. By self do you examine yourself. Self-guarded and mindful, O bhikkhu (meditator), you will dwell at ease.

—Dhammapada 379, Bhikkhuvagga.

Vol. 25, No.13, 25 December, 2015

 

WORDS OF DHAMMA

 

Vassikā viya pupphāni, maddavāni pamuñcati. evaṃ rāgañca dosañca, vippamuñcetha bhikkhavo.

-As the jasmine creeper sheds its withered flowers, even so, O Bhikkhus, should you totally shed lust and hatred.

—Dhammapada 377, Bhikkhuvaggo

 

Vol. 25, No.11, 27 October, 2015

 

WORDS OF DHAMMA

 

YNatthi rāgasamo aggi, natthi dosasamo gaho, Natthi mohasamaṃ jālaṃ, natthi taṇhāsamā nadī.

-There is no fire like lust, no grip like hate; There is no net like delusion, no river like craving.

—Dhammapada 251, Malavaggo

Vol. 25, No.10, 28 September, 2015

 

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