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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 22, 2017

January 21, 2017 - 11:00pm

"Yath? aha? tath? ete;
yath? ete tath? aha?."
Att?na? upama? katv?,
na haneyya na gh?taye.
Listen

"As I am, so are others;
as others are, so am I."
Having thus identified self and others,
harm no one nor have them harmed.

Sutta Nip?ta 3.710
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 21, 2017

January 20, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabbe satt?, sabbe p???,
sabbe bh?t? ca keval?,
sabbe bhadr?ni passantu.
M? kañci p?pam?gam?.
Listen

May all creatures, all living things,
all beings one and all,
experience good fortune only.
May they not fall into harm.

A?guttara Nik?ya 4.67
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 20, 2017

January 19, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabb? ?sattiyo chetv?,
vineyya hadaye dara?,
upasanto sukha? seti,
santi? pappuyya cetas?.
Listen

With all one's attachments cut,
with the heart's pining subdued,
calm and serene and happy is one,
for one has attained peace of mind.

Sa?yutta Nik?ya 1.242
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 19, 2017

January 18, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sukh? vir?gat? loke
k?m?na? samatikkamo
asmim?nassa yo vinayo
eta? ve parama? sukha?.
Listen

Freedom from lust is happiness in the world,
the going beyond all sensual desires.
But the crushing out of the conceit "I am"--
this is the highest happiness.

Ud?na 2.11
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 18, 2017

January 17, 2017 - 11:00pm

Ta? nad?hi vij?n?tha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
sa?ant? yanti kusobbh?,
tu?h?yanti mahodadh?.
Listen

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Sutta Nip?ta 3.725
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 17, 2017

January 16, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sabbap?passa akara?a?,
kusalassa upasampad?,
sacittapariyodapana? -
eta? buddh?na s?sana?.
Listen

Abstain from all unwholesome deeds,
perform wholesome ones,
purify your mind -
this is the teaching of the Buddhas.

Dhammapada 14.183
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 16, 2017

January 15, 2017 - 11:00pm

Yath?pi m?le anupaddave da?he,
chinnopi rukkho punareva r?hati,
evampi ta?h?nusaye an?hate,
nibbattat? dukkhamida? punappuna?.
Listen

Just as a tree, though cut down,
sprouts up again if its roots remain uncut and firm,
even so, until the craving that lies dormant is rooted out,
suffering springs up again and again.

Dhammapada 24.338
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 15, 2017

January 14, 2017 - 11:00pm

Atthamhi j?tamhi sukh? sah?y?;
tu??h? sukh? y? itar?tarena;
puñña? sukha? j?vitasa?khayamhi,
sabbassa dukkhassa sukha? pah?na?.
Listen

Good are friends when need arises;
good is contentment with just what one has;
good is merit when life is at an end,
and good is the abandoning of all suffering.

Dhammapada 23.331
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 14, 2017

January 13, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sukhak?m?ni bh?t?ni,
yo da??ena na hi?sati
attano sukhames?no,
pecca so labhate sukha?.
Listen

One who, while oneself seeking happiness,
does not oppress with violence other beings
who also desire happiness,
will find happiness hereafter.

Dhammapada 10.132
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 13, 2017

January 12, 2017 - 11:00pm

U??h?nako analaso,
?pad?su na vedhati,
Acchinnavutti medh?v?,
T?diso labhate yasa?.
Listen

Who is energetic and not indolent,
In misfortune unshaken,
Flawless in manner and intelligent,
Such a one to honour may attain.

D?gha Nik?ya 3.273
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

Yo imasmi? dhammavinaye
Appamatto vihassati!
Pah?ya j?tisa?s?ra? dukkhassanta? karissat?.
Listen

With firm resolve, guard your own mind!
Who so untiringly pursues the Dhamma and the Discipline
Shall go beyond the round of births and make an end of suffering.

D?gha Nik?ya 2.185
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 11, 2017

January 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Dadato puñña? pava??hati;
Sa?yamato vera? na c?yati;
Kusalo ca jah?ti p?paka?,
R?gadosamohakkhay? sanibbuto.
Listen

Who gives, one's virtues shall increase;
Who is self-curbed, no hatred bears;
Who so is skilled in virtue, evil shuns,
And by the rooting out of lust and hate
And all delusion, comes to be at peace.

D?gha Nik?ya 2.197
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 10, 2017

January 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

Chand? dos? bhay? moh?,
Yo dhamma? ativattati,
Nih?yati yaso tassa
K??apakkheva candim?.

Chand? dos? bhay? moh?,
Yo dhamma? n?tivattati,
?p?rati yaso tassa
Sukkapakkheva candim?.
Listen

Whoever through desire, hate or fear,
Or ignorance should transgress the Dhamma,
All one's glory fades away
Like the moon during the waning half.

Whoever through desire, hate or fear,
Or ignorance never transgresses the Dhamma,
All one's glory ever increases
Like the moon during the waxing half.

D?gha Nik?ya 3.246
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 09, 2017

January 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Upak?ro ca yo mitto,
sukhe dukkhe ca yo sakh?,
atthakkh?y? ca yo mitto,
yo ca mitt?nukampako --
etepi mitte catt?ro iti viññ?ya pa??ito
sakkacca? payirup?seyya
m?t? putta? va orasa?.
Listen

The friend who is a helpmate,
the friend in happiness and woe,
the friend who gives good counsel,
the friend who sympathises too --
these four as friends the wise behold
and cherish them devotedly
as does a mother her own child.

D?gha Nik?ya 3.265
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 08, 2017

January 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sa?g?hako mittakaro,
Vadaññ? v?tamaccharo,
Net? vinet? anunet?,
T?diso labhate yasa?.
Listen

Who is hospitable, and friendly,
Liberal and unselfish,
A guide, an instructor, a leader,
Such a one to honour may attain.

D?gha Nik?ya 3.273
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 06, 2017

January 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

Pa??ito s?lasampanno,
Sa?ho ca pa?ibh?nav?,
Niv?tavutti atthaddho,
T?diso labhate yasa?.
Listen

Who is wise and virtuous,
Gentle and keen-witted,
Humble and amenable,
Such a one to honour may attain.

D?gha Nik?ya 3.273
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 05, 2017

January 4, 2017 - 11:00pm

Mara?enapi ta? pah?yati
ya? puriso mamidanti maññati.
Etampi viditv? pa??ito,
na mamatt?ya
nametha m?mako.
Listen

At death a person abandons
what one construes as mine.
Realizing this, the wise
shouldn't incline
to be devoted to mine.

Sutta Nip?ta 4.812
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 04, 2017

January 3, 2017 - 11:00pm

Pare ca na vij?nanti
mayamettha yam?mase.
Ye ca tattha vij?nanti
tato sammanti medhag?.
Listen

There are those who do not realize
that one day we all must die.
But those who do realize this
settle their quarrels.

Dhammapada 1.6
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 03, 2017

January 2, 2017 - 11:00pm

Na tena ariyo hoti yena p???ni hi?sati.
Ahi?s? sabbap???na?
"ariyo"ti pavuccati.
Listen

One is not noble who injures living beings.
One is called "noble" because
one is harmless towards all living beings.

Dhammapada 19.270
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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 02, 2017

January 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

Na t?vat? dhammadharo
y?vat? bahu bh?sati.
Yo ca appampi sutv?na,
dhamma? k?yena passati
sa ve dhammadharo hoti,
yo dhamma? nappamajjati.
Listen

One is not versed in Dhamma
because one speaks much.
One who, after hearing a little Dhamma,
realizes its truth directly
and is not heedless of it,
is truly versed in the Dhamma.

Dhammapada 19.259
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