Dhammapada verse 154

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Dhammapada verse 154

Post by Bundokji » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:05 pm

O house-builder, you are seen! You will not build this house again. For your rafters are broken and your ridgepole shattered. My mind has reached the Unconditioned; I have attained the destruction of craving.
The translation here uses past participle of the word "see". Is it the same grammar in pali?

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And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"

This was the last word of the Tathagata.

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Re: Dhammapada verse 154

Post by Sam Vara » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:02 pm

Yes, Gahakāraka diṭṭho'si

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