Name for a new sutta

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Re: Name for a new sutta

Post by Cittasanto » Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:54 am

pedro1985 wrote:I didnt expect to get such reactions that calling it a sutta is inappropriate, will have bad consequences, and is disrespectful.
chownah wrote:I suggest taking a look at your intentions....
My intentions are creating an easy accessable book that gives me a summary of everything that is of interest to me which I have found in the the Sutta Pitaka, for the purpose that I dont need to carry heavy books around when I want to read the parts of suttas that are of interest to me.

I will just leave it nameless..
if that was your intention then why did you want to give it a name? one in which would give it an air of authenticity?
an anthology is an anthology not a sutta in itself.
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Re: Name for a new sutta

Post by tiltbillings » Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:11 am

pedro1985 wrote: My intentions are creating an easy accessable book that gives me a summary of everything that is of interest to me which I have found in the the Sutta Pitaka, for the purpose that I dont need to carry heavy books around when I want to read the parts of suttas that are of interest to me.
I think doing this is a fine idea, and it is likely something to you'll continue to revise (American meaning of the word) as time goes on.

I will just leave it nameless..[/quote]Name it what has meaning for you, and if sutta is part of the name, I cannot see why that should be a problem, especially since no disrespect was intended.
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Re: Name for a new sutta

Post by tiltbillings » Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:28 am

pedro1985 wrote: My intentions are creating an easy accessable book that gives me a summary of everything that is of interest to me which I have found in the the Sutta Pitaka, for the purpose that I dont need to carry heavy books around when I want to read the parts of suttas that are of interest to me.
I think doing this is a fine idea, and it is likely something to you'll continue to revise (American meaning of the word) as time goes on.
I will just leave it nameless..
Name it what has meaning for you, and if sutta is part of the name, I cannot see why that should be a problem, especially since no disrespect was intended.
>> 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: Name for a new sutta

Post by daverupa » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:29 pm

Kare wrote:Well ... 'Pedro' should of course be Palified...
Delightful linguistics!
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    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.

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Re: Name for a new sutta

Post by chownah » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:04 pm

Pedro1985,
Have you considered getting one of those Kindle things......I'm not sure if they are called "e-readers" or "e-books" or whatever.....seems like you could get all of what you are wanting on it and probably alot more......but I'm not sure as I am ignorant of this stuff....
chownah

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