Even though the strength of a fool is called power, in reality there is no power there. No one can challenge the patience of the one who is guarded by Dhamma.
There is great benefit in cultivating good qualities within oneself. There is nothing better than patience.
Though someone may be my sworn enemy, I should not do wrong even against him.
Then Sakka, lord of the gods, and Vepacitti, lord of the titans, approached those good and virtuous seers.
At Sāvatthi. There, the Blessed One said this: “Monks, once in the past Vepacitti, lord of the titans, was sick, afflicted, and seriously ill. Then Sakka, lord of the gods, went to Vepacitti to inquire about his illness. Vepacitti saw Sakka, lord of the gods, coming in the distance and said to Sakka, lord of […]