Chariots of Dhamma

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Kusala
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Chariots of Dhamma

Postby Kusala » Sat May 11, 2013 7:23 am

The road it goes on is ‘Straight.’
‘Without Fear’ is its destination.
The body is called ‘Silent,’
And its wheels are right effort.
Conscience is the railings,
Mindfulness the upholstery,
Dhamma the driver
And right view runs ahead.
And whether it be man
Or whether it be woman,
Whoever travels by this vehicle
Shall draw close to Nirvana (S.I,33).

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Homage to the Buddha
Thus indeed, is that Blessed One: He is the Holy One, fully enlightened, endowed with clear vision and virtuous conduct, sublime, the Knower of the worlds, the incomparable leader of men to be tamed, the teacher of gods and men, enlightened and blessed.

Homage to the Teachings
The Dhamma of the Blessed One is perfectly expounded; to be seen here and now; not delayed in
time; inviting one to come and see; onward leading (to Nibbana); to be known by the wise, each for himself.

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Re: Chariots of Dhamma

Postby mikenz66 » Sat May 11, 2013 7:29 am

Thanks Kusala,

See discussion here: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=8821
[The translation seems a little different in parts.]

:anjali:
Mike


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