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    "Dona Sutta: With Dona [Pali Cannon]

    Dona Sutta: With Dona AN 4.36. translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu On one occasion the Blessed One was traveling along the road between. On seeing him, he went to him and said, "Master, are you a deva?" "No, brahman, I am not a deva." "Are you a gandhabba?" "No..." "... a...
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    Napoleon Buonaparte

    Do you know this part of history? If so, what do you feel about this man and his lasting impressions on the world?
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    Upanishads excerpt/Tantra of the Great Liberation excerpt

    From the Mundaka-upanishad comes India's national emblem and motto "Satyameva Jayate" "Truth alone triumphs" satyameva jayate nānṛtaṃ satyena panthā vitato devayānaḥ yenākramantyṛṣayo hyāptakāmā yatra tat satyasya paramaṃ nidhānam Truth alone triumphs; not falsehood. Through truth the divine...
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    Psalm 45 "All your robes are fragrant with myrrh" and Psalm 46 "Be still, and know that I am God"

    Psalm 45 לַֽמְנַצֵּ֣חַ עַל־שֽׁ֖שַֹׁנִּים לִבְנֵי־קֹ֑רַח מַ֜שְׂכִּ֗יל שִׁ֣יר יְדִידֹֽת רָ֘חַ֚שׁ לִבִּ֨י | דָּ֘בָ֚ר ט֗וֹב אֹמֵ֣ר אָ֖נִי מַֽעֲשַׂ֣י לְמֶ֑לֶךְ לְ֜שׁוֹנִ֗י עֵ֚ט | סוֹפֵ֬ר מָהִֽיר יָפְיָפִ֡יתָ מִבְּנֵ֣י אָדָ֗ם ה֣וּצַק חֵ֖ן בְּשִׂפְתוֹתֶ֑יךָ עַל־כֵּ֚ן בֵּֽרַכְךָ֖ אֱלֹהִ֣ים לְעוֹלָֽם...
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    Who Is Our God?

    Only one is meant to be revered and adored and loved and no other. Deep, deep is wisdom and compassion. Deep is the knowledge of the unkown. Deep is his love for every single one of us. All beings have their purpose, all phenomena has its purpose. Imagine that you are walking and you fall in a...
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    The Wonderful Adornments of the Leaders of The Worlds

    Hi everyone :) I wanted to share this text from the Mahayana which I find particularly beautiful. For download as a scan (all +1000 pages of it) go here: For the full text just click the link below and go on the right where it says FULL TEXT...
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    This Is Not What I Am, excerpt from the Yamaka Sutta

    Then in the evening Ven. Sariputta left his seclusion, went to Ven. Yamaka, and on arrival exchanged courteous greetings. After an exchange of friendly greetings & courtesies, he sat to one side. As he was sitting there, he said to Ven. Yamaka, "Is it true, my friend Yamaka, that this evil...
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    The Beauty of Life

    Hello everyone :) Happy New Year ! wil❁, you have asked me what I mean by natural law. Thank you for the beautiful question❁ Just one example answers all this. The seed which gives rise to a beautiful plant has nothing inside, it is completely hallow. So if we want to give an expression to what...
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    Whats up, old soul? :)

    Hi, I'm just introducing myself :) I'm here cause it would be nice to share knowledge and learn, and I only wish to free people from suffering--and the truth sets us free. I have no religion. My only allegiance is to the truth. My plan is to spend these last years in civilization, work hard...