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Title: Dantika and the Elephant
Summary: url=index.html#thig.03.04.than Taming the mind: "Why I'd gone to the woods in the first place.".
PTS: Thig 39-62
Dantika and the Elephant
translated from the Pali by
Alternate translation: CAF Rhys Davids
Coming out from my day's abiding on Vulture Peak Mountain, I saw on the bank of a river
emerged from its plunge. A man holding a hook requested:
"Give me your foot."
extended its foot.
got up on the elephant.
Seeing what was untrained now tamed brought under human control, with that I centered my mind —
why I'd gone to the woods in the first place.
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