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The questions of king milinda

Post by bodom » Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:51 pm

So is it considered part of the canon or not? I have seen conflicting answers. Is there a general consensus?

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With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

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"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

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Re: The questions of king milinda

Post by tiltbillings » Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:04 pm

bodom_bad_boy wrote:So is it considered part of the canon or not? I have seen conflicting answers. Is there a general consensus?

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Only in Burma is it included as part of the Canon.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: The questions of king milinda

Post by bodom » Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:08 pm

tiltbillings wrote:
bodom_bad_boy wrote:So is it considered part of the canon or not? I have seen conflicting answers. Is there a general consensus?

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Only in Burma is it included as part of the Canon.
Thank you.

:namaste:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: The questions of king milinda

Post by DNS » Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:36 pm

A great book, answering good questions with some good answers. Bhikkhu Pesala has an online PDF of it here:

http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/milinda.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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