A fine example has boundless power

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diligence
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A fine example has boundless power

Post by diligence » Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:00 am

Hello, bhante! Hello, friends ! I think it is really difficult to read all the Pali Canon. I wonder whether there are a few people who have nearly finished reading the suttapiṭaka, or at least saṃyutta nikāya and aṅguttara nikāya. In another words, I would like to know——has anyone nearly finished reading the suttapiṭaka, or at least saṃyutta nikāya and aṅguttara nikāya? :reading:

I want to find examples and then learn from them and try to emulate them. :anjali:
With the arising of delight, there is the arising of suffering. With the cessation of delight, comes the cessation of suffering.

Mayaṃ sīlaṃ rakkhantā sappurisā bhavissāma.

Were it not for the Vinaya, and for those who continue to keep it alive to this day, there would be no Buddhism.

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Re: A fine example has boundless power

Post by SarathW » Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:22 am

I would say I have read four Nikaya English translation in access to insight. (at least twice)
I have started reading Bhante Sujato' s translation which is the complete English translation and available for free.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: A fine example has boundless power

Post by rightviewftw » Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:50 pm

If you participate in the forum and read what is being linked to in topics that interest you it is a good way to study imho.
However one should be very careful taking people's word for things on the forum because people might be themselves confused and confusing others.

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Re: A fine example has boundless power

Post by diligence » Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:47 am

SarathW wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:22 am
I would say I have read four Nikaya English translation in access to insight. (at least twice)
Great! Sādhu! Sādhu! :anjali: :anjali: :clap: :thumbsup: :heart:
With the arising of delight, there is the arising of suffering. With the cessation of delight, comes the cessation of suffering.

Mayaṃ sīlaṃ rakkhantā sappurisā bhavissāma.

Were it not for the Vinaya, and for those who continue to keep it alive to this day, there would be no Buddhism.

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Re: A fine example has boundless power

Post by diligence » Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:52 am

rightviewftw wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:50 pm
If you participate in the forum and read what is being linked to in topics that interest you it is a good way to study imho.
However one should be very careful taking people's word for things on the forum because people might be themselves confused and confusing others.
Ok, I 'll be vigilant and critical. Thank you so much for your warning! :heart:
With the arising of delight, there is the arising of suffering. With the cessation of delight, comes the cessation of suffering.

Mayaṃ sīlaṃ rakkhantā sappurisā bhavissāma.

Were it not for the Vinaya, and for those who continue to keep it alive to this day, there would be no Buddhism.

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