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Daily Words of the Buddha for January 01, 2017

December 31, 2016 - 11:00pm

Eva? bho purisa j?n?hi:
p?padhamm? asaññat?.
M? ta? lobho adhammo ca
cira? dukkh?ya randhayu?.
Listen

Know this, O good one:
evil things are difficult to control.
Let not greed and wickedness
drag you to protracted misery.

Dhammapada 18.248
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 31, 2016

December 30, 2016 - 11:00pm

Yo p??amatip?teti, mus?v?dañca bh?sati,
loke adinnam?diyati,
parad?rañca gacchati,
sur?merayap?nañca yo naro anuyuñjati --
idhevameso lokasmi?, m?la? kha?ati attano.
Listen

One who destroys life, utters lies,
takes what is not given,
goes to another man's wife,
and is addicted to intoxicating drinks --
such a man digs up one's own root even in this world.

Dhammapada 18.246, 18.247
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 30, 2016

December 29, 2016 - 11:00pm

Hir?mat? ca dujj?va?
nicca? sucigavesin?,
al?nen?ppagabbhena,
suddh?j?vena passat?.
Listen

Difficult is life for the modest one
who always seeks purity,
is detached and unassuming,
clean in life, and discerning.

Dhammapada 18.245
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 29, 2016

December 28, 2016 - 11:00pm

Ayas?va mala? samu??hita?
tatu??h?ya tameva kh?dati,
eva? atidhonac?rina?
s?ni kamm?ni nayanti duggati?.
Listen

Just as rust arising from iron
eats away the base from which it arises,
even so, their own deeds
lead transgressors to states of woe.

Dhammapada 18.240
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 28, 2016

December 27, 2016 - 11:00pm

Acchecchi va??a?,
byag? nir?sa?.
Visukkh? sarit? na sandati.
Chinna? va??a? na vattati.
Esevanto dukkhass?.
Listen

One has broken the cycle,
attained freedom from desire.
The dried-up stream no longer flows.
The cycle, broken, no longer turns.
This, just this, is the end of misery.

Ud?na 7.62
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 27, 2016

December 26, 2016 - 11:00pm

So karohi d?pamattano!
Khippa? v?yama pa??ito bhava!
Niddhantamalo ana?ga?o,
na puna? j?tijara? upehisi.
Listen

Make an island unto yourself!
Strive hard and become wise!
Rid of impurities and cleansed of stain,
you shall not come again to birth and decay.

Dhammapada 18.238
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 26, 2016

December 25, 2016 - 11:00pm

Akkodhena jine kodha?;
as?dhu? s?dhun? jine;
jine kadariya? d?nena;
saccen?likav?dina?.
Listen

Overcome the angry by non-anger;
overcome the wicked by goodness;
overcome the miser by generosity;
overcome the liar by truth.

Dhammapada 17.223
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 25, 2016

December 24, 2016 - 11:00pm

Kodha? jahe vippajaheyya m?na?,
sa?yojana? sabbamatikkameyya.
Ta? n?mar?pasmimasajjam?na?
akiñcana? n?nupatanti dukkh?.
Listen

One should give up anger, renounce pride,
and overcome all fetters.
Suffering never befalls one
who clings not to mind and body and is detached.

Dhammapada 17.221
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 24, 2016

December 23, 2016 - 11:00pm

Dhamme ca ye ariyapavedite rat?
anuttar? te vacas?, manas? kammun? ca.
Te santisoraccasam?dhisa??hit?,
sutassa paññ?ya ca s?ramajjhag?.
Listen

Those who are devoted to the Dhamma made known by the Noble Ones
are unsurpassed in speech, thought and action.
They are established in peace, gentleness and concentration,
and have reached the essence of learning and wisdom.

Sutta Nip?ta 3.332
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 23, 2016

December 22, 2016 - 11:00pm

Susukha? vata j?v?ma,
verinesu averino.
Verinesu manussesu,
vihar?ma averino.
Listen

Happy indeed we live,
friendly amidst the hostile.
Amidst hostile people
we dwell free from hatred.

Dhammapada 15.197
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 22, 2016

December 21, 2016 - 11:00pm

Imesu kira sajjanti,
Eke sama?abr?hma??;
Viggayha na? vivadanti
Jan? eka?gadassino.
Listen

Some recluses and brahmins, so called,
Are deeply attached to their own views;
People who only see one side of things
Engage in quarrels and disputes.

Ud?na 6.54
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 21, 2016

December 20, 2016 - 11:00pm

Sukar?ni as?dh?ni,
attano ahit?ni ca.
Ya? ve hitañca s?dhuñca,
ta? ve paramadukkara?.
Listen

Easy to do are things
that are bad and harmful to oneself.
But exceedingly difficult to do
are things that are good and beneficial.

Dhammapada 12.163
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 20, 2016

December 19, 2016 - 11:00pm

Att? hi attano n?tho;
ko hi n?tho paro siy??
Attan? hi sudantena,
n?tha? labhati dullabha?.
Listen

One truly is the protector of oneself;
who else could the protector be?
With oneself fully controlled,
one gains a mastery that is hard to gain.

Dhammapada 12.160
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 19, 2016

December 18, 2016 - 11:00pm

Mettañca sabbalokasmi,
m?nasa? bh?vaye aparim??a?:
Uddha? adho ca tiriyañca,
asamb?dha? averamasapatta?.
Listen

With good will for the entire cosmos,
cultivate a limitless heart:
Above, below, & all around,
unobstructed, without hostility or hate.

Sutta Nip?ta 1.150
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 18, 2016

December 17, 2016 - 11:00pm

Att?na? ce tath? kayir?;
yath?ññamanus?sati,
sudanto vata dametha.
Att? hi kira duddamo.
Listen

One should do what one teaches others to do;
if one would train others,
one should be well controlled oneself.
Difficult, indeed, is self-control.

Dhammapada 12.159
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 17, 2016

December 16, 2016 - 11:00pm

Kaly??amitto yo bhikkhu, sappatisso sag?ravo;
Kara? mitt?na? vacana?, sampaj?no patissato;
P?pu?e anupubbena, sabbasa?yojanakkhaya?.
Listen

When a bhikkhu has good friends, and is reverential and respectful;
Doing what one's friends advise, clearly comprehending and mindful;
One may progressively attain the destruction of all fetters.

Itivuttaka 1.17
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 16, 2016

December 15, 2016 - 11:00pm

Ye dhamm? hetuppabhav?,
tesa? hetu? Tath?gato ?ha
tesañca yo nirodho;
eva?v?d? Mah?sama?o.
Listen

Those phenomena arising from a cause,
of these the Enlightened One has told the cause
and also their cessation;
this is the "doctrine" of the Great Recluse.

Vinaya 3.60
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 14, 2016

December 13, 2016 - 11:00pm

Anicc? vata sa?kh?r?,
upp?davayadhammino.
Uppajjitv? nirujjhanti,
tesa? v?pasamo sukho.
Listen

Impermanent truly are compound things,
by nature arising and passing away.
If they arise and are extinguished,
their eradication brings happiness.

D?gha Nik?ya 2.221
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 13, 2016

December 12, 2016 - 11:00pm

Yato yato sammasati
khandh?na? udayabbaya?,
labhat? p?tip?mojja?,
amata? ta? vij?nata?.
Listen

Whenever and wherever one encounters
the arising and passing away of the mental-physical structure,
one enjoys bliss and delight,
[which lead on to] the deathless stage experienced by the wise.

Dhammapada 25.374
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Daily Words of the Buddha for December 12, 2016

December 11, 2016 - 11:00pm

Kh??a? pur??a? nava
natthi sambhava?,
virattacitt?yatike bhavasmi?.
Te kh??ab?j?, avir??hichand?.
Nibbanti dh?r? yath?ya? pad?po.
Listen

When past conditioning is released
and no fresh one produced,
the mind no longer seeks for future birth.
The seed consumed, cravings no more arise.
Such-minded wise ones cease like [the flame of] this lamp.

Sutta Nip?ta 2.238
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