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Try to understand

Try to understand

संबुज्झह, किं न बुज्झह?
संबोही खलु पेच्च दुल्लहा

Understand ! Why do you not understand? Alter the death acquisition of right knowledge is rare

Experiencing the fruits of their karma, people in this world continue to be born and die in the eight million and four hundred thousand birthplaces. Man would be born as a man cannot be said with certainty. Continue reading “Try to understand” »

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Complete on time

Complete on time

जेहिं काले परक्कंतं,
न पच्छा परितप्पए

Those who are able to finish their work on time, they do not regret later

Those who are not able to finish their job on time, they regret later. What is the use? The plant, which was not watered before its getting withered, will it get green with regretting later. Never. Continue reading “Complete on time” »

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Exterminate anger

Exterminate anger

उवसमेण हणे कोहं

Exterminate anger by peace

Anger cannot be exterminated with anger. Fire cannot be extinguished with fire. To extinguish fire, water is needed. Similarly, to pacify anger peace is required. Anger can be won over if we keep away from causes of anger. An angry man cannot do any harm to a man of peaceful mind. Continue reading “Exterminate anger” »

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Where does religion stay ?

Where does religion stay ?

सोही उज्जुअभूयस्स, धम्मो सुद्धस्स चिट्ठइ

A simple soul can get pure and in the pure soul only religion stays

One who is simple, his soul only is pure. Opposite to this, one who is crooked, his soul being pure, is not possible. Continue reading “Where does religion stay ?” »

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Wise for ever

Wise for ever

सम्मद्दिट्ठि सया अमूढे

One whose perception is right, he is ever wise

A deluded man is ignorant. His ignorance can be removed by virtuous company; but a man of right vision is wise, his wisdom cannot be vitiated by the company of the vice. Continue reading “Wise for ever” »

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Four followers (sravakas)

Four followers (sravakas)

चत्तारि समणोवासगा-अद्दागसमाणे,
पडागसमाणे, ठाणुसमाणे, खरकंटगसमाणे

Devotees are of four kinds: like a mirror (of pure heart), like a flag (with a fickle mind), like a stump (perverted) and like a thorn (abusive)

Faithfuls who believe in Sadhus and worship them are called devotees or sravakas. Continue reading “Four followers (sravakas)” »

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Humility

Humility

जे एगं नाम से बहुं नामे

One, who becomes humble, can make many others too

If we want that others should respect us, then we also should respect them. One who is arrogant, he is hated by others; he cannot get respect from anywhere. Continue reading “Humility” »

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Riches may be or not

Riches may be or not

धणेण किं धम्मधुराहिगारे ?

What is the necessity of riches for drawing religious line? Good-conduct is the only requirement

Through riches, man can do well to others or perform religious activities; but for religion, it is not necessary. Sadhu, saints have renounced home. They do not possess wealth; still they are religious. Why only this? They propagate and preach religion. Use of mind, body and life in the service and help of others can be a necessity for religion, not wealth. Continue reading “Riches may be or not” »

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Greed and restlessness

Greed and restlessness

लद्धो लोलो भणेज्ज अलियं

Greedy and restless speak lies

Not to say about a thing, as exactly as that is, is untrue speech – it is a lie. Who speaks the lie? Answering this question, it has been said that the one who is greedy, he speaks lies to fulfill his cravings. Cravings are never fulfilled – this is a fact; but remaining ignorant of this, the greedy, throughout his life is always trying to fulfill his desires. He never gets success in this; still, he constantly runs after and is ready to speak lies at every step. Continue reading “Greed and restlessness” »

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How do you like killing ?

How do you like killing ?

पाणवहो चंडो रुद्दो, खुद्दो, अणारियो,
निग्धिणो, निसंसो, महब्भभओ

Killing is inhuman, horrible, mean, uncivilized, merciless, cruel, and brutal

Killing means violence to life, end of life. Explaining its nature i.e. throwing light on that, experienced men have said,”Killing is horrible, ghastly, and unbearable because no body can bear it. Continue reading “How do you like killing ?” »

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