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nyanasuci wrote:Path Press published for the first time the complete manuscript of Ven. Ñāṇamoli’s translation of the Majjhima Nikāya, The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha, one of the major collections in the Sutta Piṭaka.
http://pathpress.wordpress.com/2013/09/ ... ma-nikaya/
“Here, bhikkhus, an untaught ordinary person, who has no regard for noble ones and is unskilled and undisciplined in their Dhamma, who has no regard for true men and is unskilled and undisciplined in their Dhamma, perceives earth as earth....
Ñanamoli reads the ablative suffix -to of the Pali as signifying derivation and translates the phrase: “From earth he has a percept of earth.”
Here, Bhikkhus, an untaught ordinary man who has no regard for the Noble Ones and in uncoversant with their True Idea and undisciplined in it, who has no regard for True Men and is unconversant with their True Idea and is undisciplined in it: From earth he has a percept of earth, he conceives [that to be] earth, ...
If anyone is interested to type some of these sutta, let me know.
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