What is this symbol?

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What is this symbol?

Postby EmptyCittas1by1 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:44 pm

It's on "A Dhammapada for Contemplation" by Ajahn Munindo

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"Eat little! Sleep little! Speak little! Whatever it may be of worldly habit, lessen them, go against their power. Don't just do as you like, don't indulge in your thought. Stop this slavish following. You must constantly go against the stream of ignorance. This is called "Discipline." When you discipline your heart, it becomes very dissatisfied and begins to struggle. It becomes restricted and oppressed. When the heart is prevented from doing what it wants to do, it starts wandering and struggling. Suffering becomes apparent to us."

— Ajahn Chah
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Re: What is this symbol?

Postby Aloka » Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:59 pm

It might be the logo for Aruno Publications at www.ratanagiri.org.uk.

Perhaps you could e-mail them and ask.

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Re: What is this symbol?

Postby Babadhari » Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:08 pm

interesting design
Aflame with the fire of passion, the fire of aversion, the fire of delusion.
Aflame, with birth, aging & death, with sorrows, lamentations, pains, distresses, & despairs ......

Seeing thus, the disciple of the Noble One grows disenchanted. SN 35.28
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Re: What is this symbol?

Postby Mr Man » Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:08 pm

I believe it is known as "Unalome".
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Re: What is this symbol?

Postby EmptyCittas1by1 » Sat Jan 25, 2014 11:10 pm

Mr Man wrote:I believe it is known as "Unalome".


Looks like it might be a stylized version. Thanks :thanks:
"Eat little! Sleep little! Speak little! Whatever it may be of worldly habit, lessen them, go against their power. Don't just do as you like, don't indulge in your thought. Stop this slavish following. You must constantly go against the stream of ignorance. This is called "Discipline." When you discipline your heart, it becomes very dissatisfied and begins to struggle. It becomes restricted and oppressed. When the heart is prevented from doing what it wants to do, it starts wandering and struggling. Suffering becomes apparent to us."

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