Category Archives: Pali Canon Dikha Nykaya

Ten Paramita Commentary to Cariya Pitaka Dhammapala

  "There are, Saariputta, ten qualities issuing in Buddhahood. What are the ten? Giving, Saariputta, is a quality issuing in Buddhahood. Virtue, renunciation, wisdom, energy, patience, truthfulness, determination, loving-kindness, and equanimity are qualities issuing in Buddhahood."   A Treatise on … Continue reading

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Metta Sutta ( Kindness)

  The Buddha’s Words on Kindness (Metta Sutta) This is what should be doneBy one who is skilled in goodness,And who knows the path of peace:Let them be able and upright,Straightforward and gentle in speech.Humble and not conceited,Contented and easily … Continue reading

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From the Dammapada

    The thought manifests as the word;The word manifests as the deed;The deed develops into habit;And habit hardens into character;So watch the thought and its ways with care,And let it spring from loveBorn out of concern for all beings… … Continue reading

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Maha-Satipatthana Sutta DN 22

Digha Nikaya 22 Maha-Satipatthana Sutta The Great Frames of Reference For free distribution only, as a gift of Dhamma I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying in the Kuru country. Now there is a town … Continue reading

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