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Dhaniya Sutta: Dhaniya the Cattleman

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Dhaniya Sutta: Dhaniya the Cattleman

Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Nov 17, 2009 2:14 pm

สัพเพ สัตตา สุขีตา โหนตุ

the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: Dhaniya Sutta: Dhaniya the Cattleman

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:06 am

Greetings,

It's a bit like a duet, with Mara coming in part way to do the obligatory rap.

:rofl:

In all seriousness, a nice little sutta to show the parallel situations faced by putthajanas and enlightened ones.

Metta,
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