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Ven Bodhi commentarial Pali

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Apr 04, 2013 3:44 pm

Shi Huifeng (Ven Paññāsikhara, as he is known here) posted this on Facebook:


Bhikkhu Bodhi

Last Friday we started our next program of commentarial Pali. We are reading the Nidanakatha (preamble) to the Digha Nikaya commentary. This relates how the Buddhist canon was first compiled and explains its classification, etc. For those who want to follow, here is the link in my Dropbox account: ... idanakatha
Most participants haven't studied Pali grammar, but they benefit from the classes anyway, so do not be intimidated
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.
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Re: Ven Bodhi commentarial Pali

Postby Gena1480 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:54 pm

where are the classes?
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Re: Ven Bodhi commentarial Pali

Postby Ben » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:57 pm

Thanks Tilt!
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