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by Kare
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Studying Pali
Replies: 33
Views: 5122

Re: Studying Pali

jcsuperstar wrote:basicly because thai is kicking my butt...
Accept the kicks and have fun! :D
by Kare
Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Studying Pali
Replies: 33
Views: 5122

Re: Studying Pali

you know if i wasnt trying to learn thai i'd so be right there with you guys... Why not do both Thai and Pali? I had studied Pali for some years before I started learning Thai, but then I found that Pali was very useful. As you know, English and other Western European languages have imported lots a...
by Kare
Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Studying Pali
Replies: 33
Views: 5122

Re: Studying Pali

Both Gair & Karunatilleke and Collins are good and useful, but in my view Warder is still the best. Once you have worked your way through Warder, you will be able to read canonical Pali fairly easily (of course with the PTS Pali-English Dictionary by your side - and Geiger's grammar not too far away...
by Kare
Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Tathāgata
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

Re: Tathāgata

In his translation and commentary on the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (see http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn56/sn56.011.harv.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;), Dr Peter Harvey discusses Tathāgata as follows: One Who Moves in Reality : Tathāgata is a term for a Buddha. ...