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The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Kare » Wed May 29, 2013 10:01 am

Now the complete Digha Nikaya is available in print in Norwegian:

http://buddhistforbundet.no/article/sho ... ett-utgave
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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Ben » Wed May 29, 2013 10:03 am

How do I say "Woohoo!" in Norwegian?
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Kare » Wed May 29, 2013 11:14 am

Ben wrote:How do I say "Woohoo!" in Norwegian?


Just say it in English. Some Norwegians have little dust on their eyes. They will understand. :mrgreen:
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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Ben » Wed May 29, 2013 11:24 am

Dear Kare,

Please pass on a very hearty "Woohoo" to the Norwegian Buddhist community and the hard-working translator for making the Dhamma a little more accessible to your countrymen and women.
kind regards

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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Sekha » Wed May 29, 2013 12:13 pm

I believe the translator is none else than Kare himself...

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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Ben » Wed May 29, 2013 1:07 pm

Sekha wrote:I believe the translator is none else than Kare himself...

sadhu!


Indeed, I believe he is!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Crazy cloud » Wed May 29, 2013 3:13 pm

Takk skal du ha, Kåre - det var veldig snilt av deg. Jeg får begynne å spare litt penger, så får vi se etter hvert.

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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Kare » Wed May 29, 2013 10:14 pm

Ben wrote:
Sekha wrote:I believe the translator is none else than Kare himself...

sadhu!


Indeed, I believe he is!


Guilty as charged.

The Buddhist Society of Norway now sells the hard copy of this book. And printing, paper etc. costs money, so therefore the book also costs money. But the contents is also freely available online: http://dhamma.priv.no/digha.htm
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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Sekha » Thu May 30, 2013 6:05 am

Kare wrote:the contents is also freely available online: http://dhamma.priv.no/digha.htm

excellent!

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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Dhammanando » Thu May 30, 2013 11:26 am

Kare wrote:Now the complete Digha Nikaya is available in print in Norwegian


Anumodanā!

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

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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Dhammanando » Thu May 30, 2013 11:27 am

Ben wrote:How do I say "Woohoo!" in Norwegian?


In Kåre’s translation I believe “woohoo!” would be “Det er vidunderlig og fantastisk”. As in:

“Acchariyaṃ vata bho, abbhutaṃ vata bho, evarūpopi nāma uḷāro satthā bhavissati, evarūpaṃ uḷāraṃ dhammakkhānaṃ, evarūpā uḷārā visesādhigamā paññāyissantī” ti.
(Janavasabha Sutta, DN. 18)


“Det er vidunderlig og fantastisk at det finnes en så ypperlig læremester og en så ypperlig lære, og det er blitt bekjentgjort en så ypperlig vei til det herligste!”
(ibid. Kåre Lie trans.)


“It is wonderful, it is marvellous, that such a glorious Teacher should arise, that there should be such a glorious proclamation of Dhamma, and that such glorious paths to the sublime should be made known!”
(Maurice Walshe trans.)
    ...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.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,
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Re: The Digha Nikaya in Norwegian

Postby Ben » Thu May 30, 2013 11:32 am

Thank you, Ajahn!
Its great to see you here once again.
kind regards,
Ben
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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