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Where in the middle ?

Where in the middle ?

जस्स नत्थि पुरा पच्छा
मज्झे तस्स कुओ सिया?

Who does not have a past or future, how can he be in the present?”

One who does not have either before or after, how can he have anything in between? Explanation of this is that one, who does not remember his past sensuality, nor has any desire for the future, how can he be attached to the present? Continue reading “Where in the middle ?” »

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Birth of forgiveness

Birth of forgiveness

कोहविजएणं खंतिं जणयइ

Victory over anger is the father of forgiveness

Guilty wishes how good it would be if he were forgiven for the wrong committed. If the sinner were ashamed of his wrong doings – really repenting heartily to the offence committed then he should surely be forgiven. Continue reading “Birth of forgiveness” »

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Benefits of forgiving

Benefits of forgiving

खमावणयाएणं पल्हायणभावं जणयइ

Happiness emerges out of forgiving

If someone offends us, we are capable of punishing him but instead of punishing him we pardon him, let him free then both the offender and the one against whom offence was committed would feel happy. Continue reading “Benefits of forgiving” »

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How should the speech be ?

How should the speech be ?

भासियव्वं हियं सच्चं

Benevolent and true must be spoken

Whatever we speak should be for the good of self and others. If it does not happen this way, then we should think that our speech had been wasted. If the students, who have not learnt their lesson are beaten in the class, then on any other day, when they have not learnt their lesson, they think – ‘Never mind, guruji will slap only. We will bear that.’ This way beating will result in their becoming impudent and inclination to learn their lessons would not rise. Instead of this, if they are lovingly made to understand the harm accrued in not learning their lessons daily, they can be encouraged to memorize their lessons regularly. Continue reading “How should the speech be ?” »

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Know the truth

Know the truth

पुरिसा! सच्चमेव समभिजाणाहि

O man! Know the truth very well

In the world, there are many things to know. Geography, astronomy, geology, mathematics, history, physics, chemistry, politics, finance, thesaurus, grammar, poetry, literature, oratory, art, astrology, signs, different languages of different countries, different writing styles, music, principles, philosophy, justice etc., and other hundreds of subjects are there to study. Continue reading “Know the truth” »

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Rest on the way

Rest on the way

संसयं खलु सो कुणइ
जो मग्गे कुणई घरं

He only doubts the devotion who wants to rest on the path

Moksha is our final goal and good conduct and good deeds is the path that takes us there. Continue reading “Rest on the way” »

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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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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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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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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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