Dhamma Stories recounted by Mahasi Sayadaw

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Dhamma Stories recounted by Mahasi Sayadaw

Postby bodom » Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:54 pm

Dhamma Stories
Recounted by Mahasi Sayadaw
[ Extracted from the Discourses]

http://www.thisismyanmar.com/triplegemd ... hsisto.htm

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Dhamma Stories recounted by Mahasi Sayadaw

Postby Dhammanando » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:53 pm

Another source of stories from Mahasi Sayadaw is his wonderful book on the Sallekha Sutta:

http://aimwell.org/Books/Mahasi/Sallekha/sallekha.html

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Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
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Re: Dhamma Stories recounted by Mahasi Sayadaw

Postby bodom » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:58 pm

Dhammanando wrote:Another source of stories from Mahasi Sayadaw is his wonderful book on the Sallekha Sutta:

http://aimwell.org/Books/Mahasi/Sallekha/sallekha.html

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu


Excellent link. Thank you Bhante.

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah


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