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The way is not in the sky. They know their brothers on the way. With the Teacher no longer among them, the monks found themselves with the responsibility of handing on the teaching as faithfully as possible.

Be quiet, And loving and fearless. The awakened are few and hard to find. Like a hunted hare you run, The pursuer of desire pursued, Harried from life to life. Their food is knowledge. There are no chains like hate. The tamed elephant goes to battle. Wikisource has original text related to this article: They understand the mystery of the body.

But now I have it tamed, I guide it, As the keeper guides the wild elephant. At that time, according to the Sinhalese, the Dhammapada was orally assembled from the sayings of Gautama given on some three hundred different occasions. If a man make himself as he teaches others to be, then, being himself well subdued, he may subdue others ; one’s own self is indeed difficult to subdue. You are to travel far away. This is the simple teaching of the awakened.



Mindful among the mindless, Awake while others dream, Swift dhammalada the race horse He outstrips the field. Let each man direct himself first to what is proper, then let him teach others; thus a wise man will not suffer. On the riverbank they run up and down. Do not belittle your virtues, Saying, “They are nothing.

He is called uddhamsoto – “He who goes upstream. 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.

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Why do you rush back into the hollow? I have snapped the rafters, Split the ridge-pole And beaten out desire. Wilfully you have fed Rhammapada own mischief.

Never allow your body to do harm. In fact, it is possible that the very source of the Dhammapada in the third century B.

And wisdom is sweet, And freedom.


He wishes for nothing. It is you who must make the effort.

Snap the flower arrows of desire And then, unseen, Escape the king of death. You may give in the spirit of light Or as you please, But if you care how another man gives Or how he withholds, You trouble your quietness endlessly. Bytom gives up all desires.

You dhammapadaa deep in the dark. And wherever he lives, In the city or the country, In the valley or in the hills, There is great joy. Do not turn away what is given you Not reach out for what is given to others, Lest you disturb your quietness.

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With a quiet mind Come hdammapada that empty house, your heart, And feel the joy of the way Beyond the world. The Seeker Master your senses, What you taste and smell, What you see, what you hear. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat For hatred does not cease by hatred at any time: