NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMĀSAMBUDDHASSA

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NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMĀSAMBUDDHASSA

Post by dylanj » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:37 am

Aṅguttara Nikāya 4.23, Loka Sutta wrote:Directly knowing the whole world as it is,
and everything in it,
he is detached from the whole world,
disengaged from the whole world.

That sage is the champion
who has escaped all ties.
He has reached ultimate peace:
extinguishment, fearing nothing from any quarter.

He is the Buddha, with defilements ended,
untroubled, with doubts cut off.
He has attained the end of all karma,
freed with the end of attachments.

That Blessed One is the Buddha,
he is the supreme lion,
in all the world with its gods,
he turns the holy wheel.

And so those gods and humans,
who have gone to the Buddha for refuge,
come together and revere him,
the great one, rid of naivety:

‘Tamed, he is the best of tamers,
peaceful, he is the seer among the peaceful,
liberated, he is the foremost of liberators,
crossed over, he is the most excellent of guides across.’

And so they revere him,
the great one, rid of naivety.
In the world with its gods,
he has no counterpart.”
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susukhaṁ vata nibbānaṁ,
sammā­sambud­dha­desitaṁ;
asokaṁ virajaṁ khemaṁ,
yattha dukkhaṁ nirujjhatī


Oh! extinction is so very blissful,
As taught by the One Rightly Self-Awakened:
Sorrowless, stainless, secure;
Where suffering all ceases


etaṁ santaṁ etaṁ paṇītaṁ yadidaṁ sabbasaṅkhārasamatho sabbūpadhipaṭi nissaggo taṇhakkhayo virāgo nirodho nibbānaṁ

This is peaceful, this is excellent, that is: the stilling of all preparations, the relinquishment of all attachments, the destruction of craving, detachment, cessation, extinction.

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Post by dylanj » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:39 am

Majjhima Nikāya 70 wrote:"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this: 'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I.'
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susukhaṁ vata nibbānaṁ,
sammā­sambud­dha­desitaṁ;
asokaṁ virajaṁ khemaṁ,
yattha dukkhaṁ nirujjhatī


Oh! extinction is so very blissful,
As taught by the One Rightly Self-Awakened:
Sorrowless, stainless, secure;
Where suffering all ceases


etaṁ santaṁ etaṁ paṇītaṁ yadidaṁ sabbasaṅkhārasamatho sabbūpadhipaṭi nissaggo taṇhakkhayo virāgo nirodho nibbānaṁ

This is peaceful, this is excellent, that is: the stilling of all preparations, the relinquishment of all attachments, the destruction of craving, detachment, cessation, extinction.

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Post by dylanj » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:41 am

Theragāthā 1.86 wrote:Outside of this path,
the path of the many
who teach other things
doesn't go to Nibbāna as does this:
Thus the Blessed One instructs the Community,
truly showing the palms of his hands.
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susukhaṁ vata nibbānaṁ,
sammā­sambud­dha­desitaṁ;
asokaṁ virajaṁ khemaṁ,
yattha dukkhaṁ nirujjhatī


Oh! extinction is so very blissful,
As taught by the One Rightly Self-Awakened:
Sorrowless, stainless, secure;
Where suffering all ceases


etaṁ santaṁ etaṁ paṇītaṁ yadidaṁ sabbasaṅkhārasamatho sabbūpadhipaṭi nissaggo taṇhakkhayo virāgo nirodho nibbānaṁ

This is peaceful, this is excellent, that is: the stilling of all preparations, the relinquishment of all attachments, the destruction of craving, detachment, cessation, extinction.

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Re: NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMĀSAMBUDDHASSA

Post by Wizard in the Forest » Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:22 am

The suttas here have a theme, and that theme is how conviction is necessary to become a disciple and succeed. I feel this is relevant to my discussion about faith and doubt. Just as before, the importance of faith in the tiratana is immeasurable. Faith in the three jewels is good.
"One is not born a woman, but becomes one."- Simone de Beauvoir

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