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Lokavagga

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Title: Lokavagga: Worlds

Summary:

Dhp XIII

Lokavagga: Worlds

translated from the Pali by

Thanissaro Bhikkhu

Alternate translations: Buddharakkhita | Olendzki | Daw Mya Tin

Alternate format: dhammapada_en.pdf (??pages/0.8MB)

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//167//

Don't associate with lowly qualities. Don't consort with heedlessness. Don't associate with wrong views. Don't busy yourself with the world.

//168-169//

Get up! Don't be heedless. Live the Dhamma well. One who lives the Dhamma sleeps with ease in this world & the next. Live the Dhamma well. Don't live it badly. One who lives the Dhamma sleeps with ease in this world & the next.

//170//

(Cross-reference: 170)

See it as a bubble, see it as a mirage: one who regards the world this way the King of Death doesn't see.

//171//

Come look at this world all decked out like a royal chariot, where fools plunge in, while those who know don't cling.

//172-173//

Who once was heedless, but later is not, brightens the world like the moon set free from a cloud. His evil-done deed is replaced with skillfulness: he brightens the world like the moon set free from a cloud.

//174//

Blinded this world — how few here see clearly! Just as birds who've escaped from a net are few, few are the people who make it to heaven.

//175//

Swans fly the path of the sun; those with the power fly through space; the enlightened flee from the world, having defeated the armies of Mara.

//176//

(Cross-reference: 176)

The person who tells a lie, who transgresses in this one thing, transcending concern for the world beyond: there's no evil he might not do.

//177//

No misers go to the world of the devas. Those who don't praise giving are fools. The enlightened express their approval for giving and so find ease in the world beyond.

//178//

(Cross-reference: 178)

Sole dominion over the earth, going to heaven, lordship over all worlds: the fruit of stream-entry excels them.

en/tipitaka/sut/kn/dhp/dhp.13.than.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/03 09:26 by Johann