Sigalovada Sutta shaped my life.

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SarathW
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Sigalovada Sutta shaped my life.

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A copy of the Sigalovada Sutta was framed and displayed in my father's restaurant.
I used to read it almost everyday while I have nothing else to do.
This teaching greatly help with my studies and the lay life.
I just like to share it with you as this topic is not normally discussed in this forum.
Please do not hesitate to comment on this as some of the content may be controversial in the modern day of thinking.


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Sanjay PS
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SarathW wrote:A copy of the Sigalovada Sutta was framed and displayed in my father's restaurant.
I used to read it almost everyday while I have nothing else to do.
This teaching greatly help with my studies and the lay life.
I just like to share it with you as this topic is not normally discussed in this forum.
Please do not hesitate to comment on this as some of the content may be controversial in the modern day of thinking.


http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .nara.html
Thank you very much Sarath . I had read this quite a few years ago , and was very inspired . Thanks to you , i get to see this compass again . Times may change , people and living may change , but good values, good advice , remain good values and good advice :-) Your Father is great :-) A wonderful noble inheritance has been passed on .
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DhammaOS
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I love this sutta, and I find it very profound. I will have to go and re-read it at some point to refresh myself since it has been awhile.
"There are, O monks, these four lights. What four? The light of the moon, the light of the sun, the light of fire, and the light of wisdom. Of these four lights, the light of wisdom is supreme."-AN 4:143

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