Pali word association game

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Re: Pali word association game

Post by JacquelineR » Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:39 am

from the post before last: okkhittacakkhu- with downcast eyes e.g

"Okkhittacakkhu satimā, nāyaṃ nīcakulāmiva" (Pabbajjāsutta, Mahāvagga, Sutta Nipāta)

With eyes downcast (Okkhittacakkhu), the one with mindfulness(satimā), is not (nāyaṃ) like one from a low family (nīcakulāmiva).

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