This was said by the Blessed One, said by the Arahant, so I have heard: “There are these three supreme objects of confidence. Which three?
“Among whatever beings there may be — footless, two-footed, four-footed, many footed; with form or formless; percipient, non-percipient, neither percipient nor non-percipient — the Tathagata, worthy & rightly self-awakened, is considered supreme. Those who have confidence in the Awakened One have confidence in what is supreme; and for those with confidence in the supreme, supreme is the result.
“ qualities there may be, fabricated or unfabricated, the quality of dispassion — the subduing of intoxication, the elimination of thirst, the uprooting of attachment, the breaking of the round, the destruction of craving, dispassion, cessation, the realization of Unbinding — is considered supreme. Those who have confidence in the quality of dispassion have confidence in what is supreme; and for those with confidence in the supreme, supreme is the result.
“Among whatever fabricated qualities there may be, the Noble Eightfold Path — right view, right resolve, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration — is considered supreme. Those who have confidence in the Noble Eightfold Path have confidence in what is supreme; and for those with confidence in the supreme, supreme is the result.
“Among whatever communities or groups there may be, the Sangha of the Tathagata’s disciples is considered supreme — i.e., the four [groups of noble disciples] when taken as pairs, the eight when taken as persons. Those who have confidence in the Sangha have confidence in what is supreme; and for those with confidence in the supreme, supreme will be the result.
“These, monks, are the three supreme objects of confidence.”
realizing the supreme Dhamma
to be supreme,
confidence in the supreme Buddha,
in deserving offerings;
confidence in the supreme Dhamma,
the stilling of dispassion,
confidence in the supreme Sangha,
as a field of merit;
having given gifts to the supreme,
one develops supreme merit,
supreme long life & beauty,
bliss, & strength.
Having given to the supreme,
the wise person, centered
in supreme Dhamma,
whether becoming a divine or human being,
having attained the supreme.
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(C.M. Information Campus)
Information & Public Relations Department, U.P.
U.P. has great potential of industrial development
—Hon’ble Chief Minister ji
Hon’ble Chief Minister visits U.P. Pavilion at International Trade Fair
Lucknow: 17 November 2010
The Uttar Pradesh Hon’ble Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati ji today visited
the U.P. Pavilion set up at the India International Trade Fair-2010 being
held at Pragati Maidan New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, she said that
U.P. had great potential of industrial development. The Uttar Pradesh
Government was committed to provide all basic facilities and all possible
cooperation to the investors willing to invest in the State, she added. The
State Government expected private sector’s cooperation in exploiting all
these possibilities, she stated. She said that her government was serious
towards industrial development of the State. The entrepreneurs, investing in
education, health, energy and agriculture sectors, were being provided
proper encouragement and facilities, she pointed out.
Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that the State Government was providing
infrastructure facilities besides better law and order to the capital investors
for setting up industries in the State. The State Government was
encouraging green energy and work on gas based projects was in full swing.
She said that the State would become self-reliant in the field of power
generation by 2014 and the pace of various power projects had been
accelerated in an effort to energise all the households of the State. The State
Government was also committed to encourage small, cottage, traditional and
handicraft industries of the State besides the industrial development,
because these sectors offered great employment opportunities. Therefore,
the State Government had made proper arrangements in the budget to
encourage these industries. Besides, the incentive amount being provided to
entrepreneurs under various heads to encourage exports had been revised
upwards. On-line arrangements had been made to dispose of problems of
the entrepreneurs in a quick manner.
Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that her government had been
constructing 8-lane Yamuna Express Way between Greater Noida and Agra.
This project was being developed on the basis of private capital investment.
After the completion of Yamuna Express Way and Ganga Express Way, being
constructed with latest world level technology and facilities and also after the
completion of various other express ways, the development of the State
would get a new dimension. Besides, the areas situated along with these
express ways would also develop rapidly.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that the State Government with an
objective to end regional imbalances and unemployment from the State had
taken several steps for the development of backward areas like Bundelkhand
and Poorvanchal. Besides, to encourage setting up of industries in these
areas, arrangements had been made to give special relaxations to them.
Various units of Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Meerut, Kanpur
Nagar, Ramabai Nagar, Sant Ravidas Nagar (Bhadohi), Lucknow, Varanasi,
Ballia, Bulandshahr, Moradabad and Saharanpur districts displayed their
products related with the theme of the Mela in an attractive manner at the
Pavilion. The displayed products were related with green energy, waste
management, pollution control, gas based filtration plants, R.O. systems,
power saving devices, tractors, cycle, car, milk production, edible spices,
artificial jewellery, leather products, handicrafts, readymade garments,
chikan work, carpets, Ayurvedic products etc. About 136 units displayed
their products at various stalls set up at the Mela site.
Various achievements of the industrial development, reconstruction of
rural roads, widening of important rural roads and their repair works have
been displayed at the pavilion in a better and impressive way. Uttar Pradesh,
in its quest to make constant efforts to progress in a better way, has created
better atmosphere of industrialisation, export promotion and healthy
industrial environment. Noida Development Authority, Greater Noida
Development Authority, U.P.S.I.D.C., Software Technology Park, Non-
Conventional Energy Department presented their works and facilities in an
impressive manner. The Chief Minister, while appreciating the pavilion
expressed the hope that the creations of National and State level award
winning craftsmen displayed at the pavilion would be a centre of attraction
for the visitors.
Several important steps taken by the State Government for the
welfare of SC/ST have also been displayed at the U.P. pavilion. Besides,
various activities of industrial development taking place at Noida and Greater
Noida have also been displayed at the pavilion. The exterior of the pavilion
displayed products and services related with energy, labour, technology etc.
and also the all round development of the State. All of them have been
displayed in various colours in an impressive manner.
On the outer side of the U.P. pavilion a replica of Dr. Bhimrao
Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Sthal has been created. A four faced statue of
Mahatama Buddha has been placed next to it and the elephants have been
placed with a welcome gesture. The memorial place of the hero of the
Bahujan, Manyawar Sri Kanshiram ji has also been displayed at the pavilion.
Besides, the Hon’ble Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati ji has also been shown
distributing cheques among the beneficiaries of U.P. Mukhyamantri
Mahamaya Garib Arthik Madad Yojana. Besides, the collage of newly
constructed memorials has also been displayed at the main hall.
Besides, NEDA has set up a hut illuminated by solar lights and lantern
which depicts the theme of energy conservation and use of non-conventional
energy for rural areas. Moreover, various collage related with medical health
and family welfare, energy, rural roads, Ganga-Jamuni culture of U.P. and
development of the State have also been shown at the pavilion. Likewise,
various features of Mahamaya Garib Balika Ashirvad Yojana and Savitri Bai
Phule Balika Shiksha Madad Yojana have also been displayed at the pavilion.
Besides, the attractive and liberal resettlement and rehabilitation policy
announced by U.P. Government for the land acquisition of the farmers has
also been displayed at the pavilion. Moreover, various welfare schemes
being conducted by the State Government for the welfare of SC/ST and BPL
families have also been shown at the pavilion.
Two huge L.E.D. have been set up at the pavilion, through which
various achievements of the State Government were being shown at the
pavilion. The Chairman State Advisory Council Mr. Satish Chandra Mishra,
Cabinet Secretary Mr. Shashank Shekhar Singh, Chief Secretary Mr. Atul
Kumar Gupta, Resident Commissioner Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, IDC Mr. Anoop
Mishra, Principal Secretary Information Mr. Vijay Shankar Pandey, Principal
Secretary Small Industries Mr. Srikrishna and senior officers of various
departments were present on the occasion.
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