175 LESSON 21 02 2011 Alavika Sutta Sister Alavika FREE ONLINE eNālandā Research and Practice UNIVERSITY to VOTE for BSP ELEPHANT for Social Transformation and Economic Emancipation to attain Ultimate Bliss-POLITICS IS SACRED With GOOD GOVERNANCE-BSP will return to power by winning still more seats in the next Vidhan Sabha elections.-Justification of Change in the State Guest Manual VOICE of SARVAJAN HONEYLEAKS-–USED vs. LOVED
175 LESSON 21 02 2011 Alavika Sutta Sister Alavika FREE ONLINE eNālandā Research and Practice UNIVERSITY to VOTE for BSP ELEPHANT for Social Transformation and Economic Emancipation to attain Ultimate Bliss
Traditionally the are 84,000 Dharma Doors - 84,000 ways to get Awakeness. Maybe so; certainly the Buddha taught a large number of practices that lead to Awakeness. This web page attempts to catalogue those found in the Pali Suttas (DN, MN, SN, AN, Ud & Sn 1). There are 3 sections:
The discourses of Buddha are divided into 84,000, as to separate addresses. The division includes all that was spoken by Buddha.”I received from Buddha,” said Ananda, “82,000 Khandas, and from the priests 2000; these are 84,000 Khandas maintained by me.” They are divided into 275,250, as to the stanzas of the original text, and into 361,550, as to the stanzas of the commentary. All the discourses including both those of Buddha and those of the commentator, are divided into 2,547 banawaras, containing 737,000 stanzas, and 29,368,000 separate letters.
CDB i 221
Alavika Sutta: Sister Alavika
translated from the Pali by
At . Then, early in the morning, Alavika the nun put on her robes and, taking her bowl & outer robe, went into Savatthi for alms. When she had gone for alms in Savatthi and had returned from her alms round, after her meal she went to the Grove of the Blind to spend the day. Having gone deep into the Grove of the Blind, she sat down at the foot of a tree for the day’s abiding.
Then Mara the Evil One, wanting to arouse fear, horripilation, & terror in her, wanting to make her fall away from seclusion, approached her & addressed her in verse:
in the world,
so what are you trying to do
Enjoy sensual delights.
Don’t be someone
who later regrets.
Then the thought occurred to Alavika the nun: “Now who has recited this verse — a human being or a non-human one?” Then it occurred to her: “This is Mara the Evil One, who has recited this verse wanting to arouse fear, horripilation, & terror in me, wanting to make me fall away from seclusion.”
Then, having understood that “This is Mara the Evil One,” she replied to him in verses:
an escape in the world,
well touched by me
with discernment —
something that you,
you Evil One,
kinsman of the heedless,
are like swords & spears;
their executioner’s block.
What you call sensual delight
is no delight for me.
Then Mara the Evil One — sad & dejected at realizing, “Alavika the nun knows me” — vanished right there.
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POLITICS IS SACRED With GOOD GOVERNANCE
Vote BSP Elephant for Change offering the MASTER KEY for the peace, happiness and Welfare of Entire People.
BSP will return to power by winning still more seats in the next Vidhan Sabha elections.
Justification of Change in the State Guest Manual –
Regarding certain amendments introduced in the state guext manual that the matter has been under consideration for a long time. Different states have adopted different policies in this regard, in the process of amendments to the UP guest manual, perusal of manuals of other states was undertaken including those of Kerala and Karnataka, only after which amendments were finalised which had been overdue. It appears that hon’ble members of the opposition have not gone through the manuals attentively of other states as wel as the amendments incorporated in the state manual else, they would have not have raised such objections.
A program for inspection by visiting every district in the state have been formulated with effect from 1st February, to review the status of law and order, development and public welfare works to maximise benefits to the people. Instead of appreciating this, the opposite parties are insinuating and engaging in abominable politics. With nothing more to say, now they have come to the level of Chief Minister’s sandals. Through the press/media the answer has already been given to them by the Chief Minister. Some of the members of the media, newspapers and channels with castiest mentality, unhappy with BSP and govt. have greatly exaggerated the issue to be quits. Even before this, when the Chief Minister was in her review tour of Aligarh and Mahamayanagar districts, all antagonists went, hammer and tongs after tow of her ministers, namely Thakur Jaiveer Singh form Aligarh and Sri Jaiveer Singh from Mainpuri even as the allegations against both these Ministers, according to reports till date, have been found devoid of facts and baseless. Actually, the allegations against BSP’s two ministers appear to be a conspiracy by the opposition to defame BSP and govt.
Conspiracies of these kind prove that the opposition has been left with nothing tangible to say against the govt. Perhaps, the opposition parties do not realise that whenever opposition has attempted to pull down BSP it has, emerged more invigorated at the grass roots.
The leader of the main opposition party, while speaking on the motion of thanks to the address of the Governer had said something about the presence of the leader of the house in order to maintain the tradition. To this, the response is that instead of dishing out advice to others, he had better learn to follow the advice himself. It would have suited him well that when the budget was presented in the house he had been present in the house keeping with the tradition. It is guessed his answer would be : if he could be away to do some work why couldn’t the Chief Minister have some important govt. work to do ! Her advice to the leader of the opposition would be : before complaining of dust on other’s shoes look at his own unclean doorsteps.
Among other things, criticism of BSP’s govt. by the opposition parties during the motion of thanks to the address of the Governor in the hon’ble house has been fully answered and rebutted on all important issues point by point in order to enlighten the people of the state about the reality. Before conclusion, Chief Minister appealed all the hon’ble members of the opposition parties to desist from levelling fictitious and baseless charges against the government’s goal of speeding up the rate of development and offering to the people better law and order.
Finally, The Chief Minister welcomed the motion of thanks to the address of the Governor and prayed to the Nature that the heinous act by the opposition parties of violating parliamentary dignity, this time and before, is not repeated and may the Elements bestow wisdom on them, for the future with this, now it is stopped.
VOICE of SARVAJAN HONEYLEAKS
Mon, 21 February, 2011 10:08:43 AM
[The Buddhist Circle] Fw:Used Vs Loved
In anger, the man took the child ‘ s hand
When the child saw his father…..
Devastated by his own actions……
Anger and Love have no limits;
Let ‘ s try always to keep this thought in mind: