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Thag 5.4 The Verses of Arahant Sumana (330-334)

330. I wished for only one thing in this Dhamma practice. My preceptor helped with that. I desired the freedom from death, Nibbāna. I have done the task to achieve that goal. 331. I attained the supreme bliss of Nibbāna. I experienced it and went beyond all doubts about it. I announce this to you […]

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Thag 6.10 The Verses of Arahant Sumana (429-434)

429. I was newly ordained as a monk, and I was only seven years old. One day, I tamed a very vicious king snake, that had great supernormal powers, using my own supernormal powers. 430. That day I was bringing water from the great lake Anotatta for my preceptor. The great teacher saw me. Pointing […]