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Thag 3.16 The Verses of Arahant Vimala (264-266)

264. One who wishes to attain Nibbāna should avoid evil friends, associate with noble people and follow their advice. 265. Just as one climbing onto a small piece of wood would sink in the great ocean, so, even a virtuous person’s good qualities deteriorate if he associates with a lazy person. Therefore one should avoid […]

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Thig 5.2 The Verses of Arahant Nun Vimalā (72-76)

72. In the past, I was extremely beautiful and fit. I was intoxicated by all the luxurious comforts around me. I was self-absorbed and conceited. I despised other women. 73. Back then I decorated my body with beautiful ornaments. Having dressed in a way that foolish people praise, I would wait at the corner of […]

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