21) Classical English
21) Classical EnglishEVERYONE IN THIS COUNTRY BELONG TO
By birth one does not become an
outcaste, untouchable, unseeable, or a brahmin. By actions one becomes
an outcaste untouchable, unseeable, and a brahmin”.
When this was said, the brahmin
Aggikabhàradvàja said thus to the Blessed One: Good Gotama, now I know,
to me it seems that something overturned is re-installed, something
covered is made manifest. It seems as though the path was shown to one
who had lost his way. It seems as though an oil lamp was lighted for
the darkness, so that those who have eyes could see forms. In various
ways good Gotama has explained the Teaching. Now I take refuge in good
Gotama, the Teaching and the Community of bhikkhus. May good Gotama
think of me as one who has taken refuge from today until life lasts”.
“Faith, is the foremost wealth to
man, the Teaching well practiced brings pleasantness. Of tastes truth is
the foremost The livelihood of one living wisely is said to be the
faith, the flood is crossed, with diligence the ocean, With effort
unpleasantness gets exhausted, and with wisdom purity comes about”
faith in the perfect state and the Teaching to attain extinction, Those
that listen to it diligently and discriminateingly gain wisdom.
suitably yoked with aroused effort experience the Teaching. Through
truthfulness Ms MAYAWTI JI became famous and by giving VOTERS are
householder with faith, if there be truthfulness, training, Right view
and generosity, he or she would not grieve afterwards.
come on, question other recluses and brahmins, to know, Whether there
is much truthfulness, training, generosity and forbearance evident here.
What is there to question now, from recluses and brahmins. Today I know what is essential for the next government.
It is for our good that the Awakened One came to this world, Now we know that, VOTE given to whom is of much fruit.
When walking, standing, sitting or even lying, it is bending and stretching, These are the movements of the body.
and veins bound together are covered up with flesh and skin, The body
is covered up with the skin, and the true state is not seen.
The inside is full, the stomach is full with the liver and sexual organs, So also with the heart, lungs, kidneys and the spleen.
It is also full of snot, saliva, sweat and oil of the body, With blood, oil of the joints, bile and the hardened oil.
Then from the nine external doors secrete filth all the time. Through the eyes and ears there are secretions.
is snot coming from the nose and through the mouth vomit, So also bile
or phlegm is vomited, from all over the body sweat trickles.
His perforated scull is filled with marrow, The fool deluded thinks it is something agreeable.
When he lies on his back dead, bloated and turned blue, And thrown into the charnel ground, he is not owned by his relatives.
It is eaten by dogs, jackals, wolves and worms, Crows and hawks too eat it, and whatever other creatures there be.
The bhikkhu hearing the words of the Awakened One, becomes wise, Looks at the body as it really is, and learns it thoroughly.
As I am now, this body also was: as this body is, so I will be, Thus he dispels interest for the body internally and externally.
The bhikkhu dispelling interest and greed for the body becomes wise. Realises deathless appeasement and experiences extinction
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