The Quotable Thanissaro

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The Quotable Thanissaro

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:58 am

Hi Daniel,
is this only for Thanissaro quotes?


He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

Postby FatDaddy » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:50 pm

Happy, at rest,
may all beings be happy at heart.
Whatever beings there may be,
weak or strong, without exception,
long, large,
middling, short,
subtle, blatant,
seen & unseen,
near & far, born & seeking birth: May all beings be happy at heart.

Let no one deceive another
or despise anyone anywhere,
or through anger or irritation
wish for another to suffer.
— Sn 1.8

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

Postby danieLion » Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:34 pm

Thanks FatDaddy.

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

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Thanks drifting cloud.

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

Postby Kamran » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:43 am

Great idea! I listen and re-listen to his talks every day. Its seems most of his talks have not been transcribed, though.
"Silence gives answers"

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

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Thanks Dmytro,
Kind wishes,
Daniel

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Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

Postby marc108 » Sun Aug 05, 2012 5:48 am

great idea!

also: http://www.facebook.com/groups/102608566443956/

"Sometimes we're told we're not supposed to judge as we meditate, but that's not what the Buddha taught. He wants you to use your powers of judgement properly.. Not on whether this person is good or that person is good, or whether you're a good person or a bad person. That's not useful judgement at all. The judgement is of actions and results... because those things can be changed." -Thanissaro Bhikkhu
"It's easy for us to connect with what's wrong with us... and not so easy to feel into, or to allow us, to connect with what's right and what's good in us."


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