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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 05, 2017

March 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Dosaggi? pana mett?ya,
nibb?penti naruttam?.
Mohaggi? pana paññ?ya
y?ya? nibbedhag?min?.
Listen

By love they will quench the fire of hate,
by wisdom the fire of delusion.
Those supreme ones extinguish delusion
with wisdom that breaks through to truth.

Itivuttaka 3.93
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 04, 2017

March 3, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabbad? s?lasampanno,
paññav? susam?hito;
ajjhattacint? satim?,
ogha? tarati duttara?.
Listen

In every virtue all-accomplished,
with wisdom full and mind composed,
looking within and ever mindful--
thus one crosses the raging flood.

Sutta Nip?ta 1.176
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 03, 2017

March 2, 2017 - 11:00pm

Pa??ito s?lasampanno
jala? agg?va bh?sati;
bhoge sa?haram?nassa
bhamarasseva ir?yato.
Listen

One who is virtuous and wise
shines forth like a blazing fire;
like a bee collecting nectar
one acquires wealth by harming none.

D?gha Nik?ya 3.265
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 02, 2017

March 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabbhireva sam?setha,
sabbhi kubbetha santhava?.
Sata? saddhammamaññ?ya
paññ? labbhati n?ññato.
Listen

Consort only with the good,
come together with the good.
To learn the teaching of the good
gives wisdom like nothing else can.

Sa?yutta Nik?ya 1.31
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 01, 2017

February 28, 2017 - 11:00pm

Manopubba?gam? dhamm?;
manose??h? manomay?.
Manas? ce pasannena
bh?sati v? karoti v?,
tato na? sukhamanveti
ch?y?va anap?yin?.
Listen

Mind precedes all things;
mind is their chief, mind is their maker.
If one speaks or does a deed
with a mind that is pure within,
happiness then follows along
like a never departing shadow.

Dhammapada 1.2
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 28, 2017

February 27, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sududdasa? sunipu?a?,
yatthak?manip?tina?;
citta? rakkhetha medh?v?,
citta? gutta? sukh?vaha?.
Listen

Difficult to detect and very subtle,
the mind seizes whatever it wants;
so let a wise one guard one's mind,
for a guarded mind brings happiness.

Dhammapada 3.36
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 27, 2017

February 26, 2017 - 11:00pm

Yassa nitti??o pa?ko,
maddito k?maka??ako,
mohakkhaya? anuppatto,
sukhadukkhesu na vedhat? sa bhikkh?.
Listen

One who has crossed over the mire,
crushed the thorn of sensuality,
reached the ending of delusion,
is a monk undisturbed by bliss & pain.

Ud?na 3.22
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 26, 2017

February 25, 2017 - 11:00pm

Na ta? m?t? pit? kayir?
aññe v?pi ca ñ?tak?
samm?pa?ihita? citta?
seyyaso na? tato kare.
Listen

No mother nor father nor
any other kin can do
greater good for oneself
than a mind directed well.

Dhammapada 3.43
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 25, 2017

February 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Anabhijjh?lu vihareyya,
aby?pannena cetas?.
Sato ekaggacittassa,
ajjhatta? susam?hito.
Listen

Live without covetous greed,
fill your mind with benevolence.
Be mindful and one-pointed,
inwardly stable and concentrated.

A?guttara Nik?ya 4.29
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 23, 2017

February 22, 2017 - 11:00pm

Udakañhi nayanti nettik?,
Usuk?r? namayanti tejana?,
D?ru? namayanti tacchak?,
Att?na? damayanti pa??it?.
Listen

Irrigators direct the water,
Fletchers fashion the shaft,
Carpenters bend the wood,
The wise control themselves.

Dhammapada 6.80
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 22, 2017

February 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

M?vamaññetha puññassa, "Na manta? ?gamissati."
Udabindunip?tena udakumbhopi p?rati.
Dh?ro p?rati puññassa, thoka? thokampi ?cina?.
Listen

Think not lightly of good, saying, "It will not come to me."
Drop by drop is the water pot filled.
Likewise, the wise one, gathering it little by little,
fills oneself with good.

Dhammapada 9.122
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 21, 2017

February 20, 2017 - 11:00pm

Yath?pi pabbato selo,
acalo suppati??hito,
eva? mohakkhay? bhikkhu,
pabbatova na vedhat?.
Listen

Just as a mountain of rock,
is unwavering, well-settled,
so the monk whose delusion is ended,
like a mountain, is undisturbed.

Ud?na 3.24
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 20, 2017

February 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

Attad?p? viharatha,
attasara??;
anaññasara??.
Dhammad?p?,
dhammasara??;
anaññasara??.
Listen

Make an island of yourself,
make yourself your refuge;
there is no other refuge.
Make Dhamma your island,
make Dhamma your refuge;
there is no other refuge.

D?gha Nik?ya 2.165
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 19, 2017

February 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

Att? hi attano n?tho,
att? hi attano gati.
Tasm? sa?yamamatt?na?
assa? bhadra?va v??ijo.
Listen

You are your own master,
you make your future.
Therefore discipline yourself
as a horse-dealer trains a thoroughbred.

Dhammapada 25.380
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 18, 2017

February 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sahassamapi ce v?c? anatthapadasa?hit?
eka? atthapada? seyyo,
ya? sutv? upasammati.
Listen

Better than a thousand useless words
is one useful word,
hearing which one attains peace.

Dhammapada 8.100
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 17, 2017

February 16, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabbad?na? dhammad?na? jin?ti;
sabbarasa? dhammaraso jin?ti;
sabbarati? dhammarati jin?ti;
ta?hakkhayo sabbadukkha? jin?ti.
Listen

The gift of Dhamma triumphs over all other gifts;
the taste of Dhamma triumphs over all other tastes;
the happiness of Dhamma triumphs over all other pleasures;
the eradication of craving triumphs over all suffering.

Dhammapada 24.354
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 16, 2017

February 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabbe sa?kh?r? anicc?.
Yad? paññ?ya passati,
atha nibbindati dukkhe;
esa maggo visuddhiy?.
Listen

Impermanent are all compounded things.
When one perceives this with true insight,
then one becomes detached from suffering;
this is the path of purification.

Dhammapada 20.277
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 15, 2017

February 14, 2017 - 11:00pm

Na paresa? vilom?ni,
na paresa? kat?kata?.
Attanova avekkheyya,
kat?ni akat?ni ca.
Listen

Look not to the faults of others,
nor to their omissions and commissions.
But rather look to your own acts,
to what you have done and left undone.

Dhammapada 4.50
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 14, 2017

February 13, 2017 - 11:00pm

Puññameva so sikkheyya
?yatagga? sukhudraya?.
D?nañca samacariyañca,
mettacittañca bh?vaye.
Listen

Train yourself in doing good
that lasts and brings happiness.
Cultivate generosity, the life of peace,
and a mind of boundless love.

Itivuttaka 1.22
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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 13, 2017

February 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

Ubhinnamattha? carati,
attano ca parassa ca;
para? sa?kupita? ñatv?,
yo sato upasammati.
Listen

Knowing that the other person is angry,
one who remains mindful and calm
acts for one's own best interest
and for the other's interest, too.

Sa?yutta Nik?ya 1.188
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