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702, 2015

නිවනද භව දුකද මැනවින් දුට සේක

By |February 7th, 2015|Dhamma Article|0 Comments

පින්වතුනේ, බුදු කෙනෙක් ලෝකයට පහළ වෙන්නෙ ඉතා කලාතුරකින්. බුදු කෙනෙක් ලෝකයට පහළ වුනාම සාමාන්‍ය මිනිස්සුන්ගේ ජීවිතය සම්පූර්ණයෙන්ම වෙනස් වෙලා යනවා. මිනිස්සුන්ට හොඳ කියන්නෙ මේකයි නරක කියන්නෙ මේකයි කියලා අහන්න ලැඛෙනව. එතකොට වැරදි කරන මිනිස්සු ඒ වැරදි වලින් නිදහස් වෙනව, යහපතේ හැසිරෙනව. READ MORE

402, 2015

A Beautiful Flower

By |February 4th, 2015|English|0 Comments

Like a beautiful flower of color
and also fragrant,
even so, fruitful are the fair words
of one who practices them.

-Dhammapada 52

Credit:: Photo – https://flic.kr/p/8H4c4W : Translation – Venerable Buddharakkhita.

302, 2015

Go beyond birth and death

By |February 3rd, 2015|English|0 Comments

This was said by the Blessed One, said by the Arahant, so I have heard: “This body falls apart; consciousness is subject to fading; all acquisitions are inconstant, stressful, subject to change.”

Knowing the body as falling apart,
& consciousness as dissolving away,
seeing the danger in acquisitions,
you’ve gone beyond
birth & death.
Having reached the foremost peace,
you bide your time, […]

102, 2015

No one saves us

By |February 1st, 2015|English|0 Comments

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

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