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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 26, 2017

March 25, 2017 - 10:00pm

Hit?nukamp? sambuddho
yadaññamanus?sati,
anurodhavirodhehi
vippamutto tath?gato.
Listen

When the Buddha teaches others
he does so out of compassion,
because the Tathagata is wholly freed
from both favour and aversion.

Sa?yutta Nik?ya 1.150
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 25, 2017

March 24, 2017 - 10:00pm

Carañce n?dhigaccheyya
seyya? sadisamattano,
ekacariya? da?ha? kayir?;
natthi b?le sah?yat?.
Listen

Should a seeker not find
a companion who is better or equal,
let one resolutely pursue a solitary course;
there is no fellowship with the fool.

Dhammapada 5.61
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 24, 2017

March 23, 2017 - 10:00pm

Candana?, tagara?, v?pi uppala?, atha vassik? --
etesa? gandhaj?t?na? --
s?lagandho anuttaro.
Listen

Of all the fragrances --
sandal, tagara, blue lotus and jasmine --
the fragrance of virtue is the sweetest.

Dhammapada 4.55
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 23, 2017

March 22, 2017 - 10:00pm

Jaya? ve maññati b?lo
v?c?ya pharusa? bha?a?,
jayañcevassa ta? hoti
y? titikkh? vij?nato.
Listen

The fool thinks one has won a battle
when one bullies with harsh speech,
but knowing how to be forbearing
alone makes one victorious.

Sa?yutta Nik?ya 1.189
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 22, 2017

March 21, 2017 - 10:00pm

Utti??he! Nappamajjeyya!
Dhamma? sucarita? care.
Dhammac?r? sukha? seti
asmi? loke paramhi ca.
Listen

Arise! Do not be heedless!
Lead a righteous life.
The righteous live happily
both in this world and the next.

Dhammapada 13.168
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 21, 2017

March 20, 2017 - 10:00pm

Yo m?tara? pitara? v?,
ji??aka? gatayobbana? --
pahu santo na bharati
ta? par?bhavato mukha?.
Listen

Though being well-to-do,
not to support father and mother
who are old and past their youth --
this is a cause of one's downfall.

Sutta Nip?ta 1.98
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 20, 2017

March 19, 2017 - 10:00pm

K?yena sa?vut? dh?r?,
atho v?c?ya sa?vut? manas? sa?vut? dh?r?.
Te ve suparisa?vut?.
Listen

The wise are controlled in bodily action,
controlled in speech and controlled in thought.
They are truly well-controlled.

Dhammapada 17.234
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 19, 2017

March 18, 2017 - 10:00pm

K?yamuni? v?c?muni?,
manomuniman?sava?,
muni? moneyyasampanna?.
?hu ninh?tap?paka?.
Listen

Silent in body, silent in speech,
silent in mind, without defilement,
blessed with silence is the sage.
One is truly washed of evil.

Itivuttaka 3.67
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 17, 2017

March 16, 2017 - 10:00pm

Vac?pakopa? rakkheyya;
v?c?ya sa?vuto siy?.
Vac?duccarita? hitv?,
v?c?ya sucarita? care.
Listen

Let one guard oneself against irritability in speech;
let one be controlled in speech.
Abandoning verbal misconduct,
let one practice good conduct in speech.

Dhammapada 17.232
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 16, 2017

March 15, 2017 - 10:00pm

Yesa? dhamm? asammu??h?
parav?desu na n?yare;
te sambuddh? sammadaññ?,
caranti visame sama?.
Listen

Those to whom the Dhamma is clear
are not led into other doctrines;
perfectly enlightened with perfect knowledge,
they walk evenly over the uneven.

Sa?yutta Nik?ya 1.8
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 15, 2017

March 14, 2017 - 10:00pm

K?yappakopa? rakkheyya;
k?yena sa?vuto siy?.
K?yaduccarita? hitv?,
k?yena sucarita? care.
Listen

Let one guard oneself against irritability in bodily action;
let one be controlled in deed.
Abandoning bodily misconduct,
let one practice good conduct in deed.

Dhammapada 17.231
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 14, 2017

March 13, 2017 - 10:00pm

Diso disa? ya? ta? kayir?,
ver? v? pana verina?;
micch?pa?ihita? citta?
p?piyo na? tato kare.
Listen

Whatever an enemy might do to an enemy,
or a foe to a foe,
the ill-directed mind
can do to you even worse.

Ud?na 4.33
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 13, 2017

March 12, 2017 - 10:00pm

Yad?naka? ta? sa?ati,
ya? p?ra? santameva ta?.
A??hakumbh?pamo b?lo,
rahado p?rova pa??ito.
Listen

Things that are empty make a noise,
the full is always quiet.
The fool is like a half-filled pot,
the wise one is like a deep still pool.

Sutta Nip?ta 3.726
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 12, 2017

March 11, 2017 - 11:00pm

Anupubbena medh?v?, thoka? thoka?, kha?e kha?e,
Kamm?ro rajatasseva,
niddhame malamattano.
Listen

One by one, little by little, moment by moment,
a wise one should remove one's own impurities,
as a smith removes dross from silver.

Dhammapada 18.239
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 11, 2017

March 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Na tena pa??ito hoti
y?vat? bahu bh?sati.
Khem?, aver? abhayo
‘‘pa??ito’’ti pavuccati.
Listen

One is not wise
because one speaks much.
One who is peaceable, friendly and fearless
is called "wise".

Dhammapada 19.258
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 10, 2017

March 9, 2017 - 11:00pm

Sukho viveko tu??hassa,
sutadhammassa passato.
Aby?pajja? sukha? loke --
p??abh?tesu sa?yamo.
Listen

Solitude is happiness for one who is content,
who has heard the Dhamma and clearly sees.
Non-affliction is happiness in the world --
harmlessness towards all living beings.

Ud?na 2.11
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 09, 2017

March 8, 2017 - 11:00pm

Paradukkh?padh?nena,
attano sukhamicchati
verasa?saggasa?sa??ho,
ver? so na parimuccati.
Listen

Entangled by the bonds of hate,
one who seeks one's own happiness
by inflicting pain on others,
is never delivered from hatred.

Dhammapada 21.291
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 08, 2017

March 7, 2017 - 11:00pm

Matt?sukhaparicc?g?
passe ce vipula? sukha?,
caje matt?sukha? dh?ro,
sampassa? vipula? sukha?.
Listen

If by renouncing a lesser happiness
one may realize a greater happiness,
let the wise one renounce the lesser,
having regard for the greater.

Dhammapada 21.290
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 07, 2017

March 6, 2017 - 11:00pm

Yog? ve j?yat? bh?ri,
ayog? bh?risa?khayo.
Eta? dvedh?patha? ñatv? bhav?ya vibhav?ya ca,
tath?tt?na? niveseyya yath? bh?ri pava??hati.
Listen

Wisdom springs from meditation;
without meditation wisdom wanes.
Having known these two paths of progress and decline,
let one so conduct oneself that one's wisdom may increase.

Dhammapada 20.282
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Daily Words of the Buddha for March 06, 2017

March 5, 2017 - 11:00pm

Appa? vata j?vita? ida?!
Ora? vassasat?pi miyyati,
yo cepi aticca j?vati,
atha kho so jaras?pi miyyati.
Listen

How short this life!
You die this side of a century,
but even if you live past,
you die of old age.

Sutta Nip?ta 4.810
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