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Khuddakapatha

Khp 9 Karaniyametta Sutta: Discourse on Loving-Kindness

How to practice loving-kindness meditation.

As a mother would risk her own life to protect her only child, even so towards all living beings, one should cultivate boundless loving-kindness.

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Dhammapada

Dhp 1 Yamaka Vagga: Pairs (1-20)

Manopubbaṅgamā dhammā,manoseṭṭhā manomayā;Manasā ce paduṭṭhena,bhāsati vā karoti vā;Tato naṃ dukkhamanveti,cakkaṃva vahato padaṃ. 1. All actions in this life are preceded by mind. Mind is their chief. They are made by mind. If one speaks or acts with an impure mind, suffering follows one like the wagon wheel that follows the foot of the ox. Manopubbaṅgamā […]

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Itivuttaka

Itv 87 Andhakaraṇa Sutta: Producing Blindness

What are three kinds of unwholesome thoughts that leads towards suffering?

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard, “Monks, there are three kinds of unwholesome thoughts that produce blindness, lack of insightful vision, and foolishness; they destroy wisdom, push beings towards suffering, and are not conducive to ultimate freedom, Nibbāna. What […]

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Itivuttaka

Itv 110 Cara Sutta: While Walking

The Buddha explains how energy must be roused to get rid of evil thoughts and overcome them.

“Monks, if while walking, a thought of sense desire or ill will or harmfulness arises in a monk, and if he allows it to stay and does not reject it, does not quickly abandon it, does not get rid of it, and does not bring it to an end, that monk— lacking in energy and unafraid of wrongdoing—is often and continually called lazy and weak in his effort.

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Itv 112 Loka Sutta: The World

The Buddha explains who the Tathāgata (The Buddha) is and the qualities of the Buddha.

“Monks, the world has been fully understood by the Tathāgata; the Tathāgata is detached from the world. Monks, the origin of the world has been fully understood by the Tathāgata; the origin of the world has been eradicated by the Tathāgata.

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Sutta Nipata

Snp 1.8 Karaniyametta Sutta: Discourse on Loving-Kindness

How to practice loving-kindness meditation.

As a mother would risk her own life to protect her only child, even so towards all living beings, one should cultivate boundless loving-kindness.

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