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Forbearance

Forbearance

पियमप्पियं सव्वं तितिक्खएज्जा

All the loving and unloving must be endured with equanimity

Always one does not get what he wants -praise is not given everywhere, not all people speak in a meek and pleasant way; many a times, we get connected to things which we do not like – people criticize us, we come across occasions when people speak harshly. We should endure all this – this is the command of the omniscient. Forbearance is the symbol of bravery and unbearable-ness of cowardice. Continue reading “Forbearance” »

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Consider With Particular Reference

Consider With Particular Reference

विभज्जवायं च वियागरेज्जा

Words with many meanings must be used

‘Syadvada’ is a philosophical principle. ‘Syat’ means consideration. Hence, it can also be called ‘from a particular point of view’ (Sapeksavada). Throughout the world, it is known as Anekantavada since it does not insist on any particular point of view. Continue reading “Consider With Particular Reference” »

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Self-conquest

Self conquest

सव्वं अप्पे जिए जियं

By winning the self you can win all

Self-conquest means winning the mind -controlling the mental tendencies. Continue reading “Self-conquest” »

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Vigilant or Unvigilant

Vigilant or Unvigilant

सव्वओ पमत्तस्स भयं,
सव्वओ अप्पमत्तस्स नत्थि भयं

Unvigilant is afraid everywhere; vigilant is not afraid anywhere

Who is fearful? One who breaks the rules, makes mistakes, commits crime, he is only afraid of all. Against this, one who follows the rules, is ever vigilant at every step that he is not involved in any crime; he is fearless – he is not afraid at all from anyone, anywhere. Continue reading “Vigilant or Unvigilant” »

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Rarity of true wisdom

Rarity of true wisdom

बहुकम्मलेवलित्ताणं बोही
होइ सुदुल्लहा तेसिं

Those souls who are too much attached with karma, enlightenment is very rare

Every worldly soul is attached with karma. Depending on the density of attachment of karma, one remains that much away from right knowledge. Continue reading “Rarity of true wisdom” »

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Keep away from misconduct

Keep away from misconduct

कुसीलवड्ढणं ठाणं, दूरओ परिवज्जए

All causes promoting misconduct must be avoided

Sheel means one’s nature. One whose nature is good, praiseworthy, he is called good-natured. One who wants that people should love him, admire him, he will always try to become and remain amiable. Continue reading “Keep away from misconduct” »

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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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Neither love, nor hate

Neither love, nor hate

सव्वं जगं तु समयाणुपेही,
पियमप्पियं कस्स वि नो करेज्जा

One who sees the entire world with equanimity, he neither favors nor disfavors anyone

Feelings are the inspiring agents of all our actions. If they are pure, then all our actions will be pure and if they are impure then our actions will be impure. Continue reading “Neither love, nor hate” »

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Doubt not

Doubt not

वितिगिच्छासमावेणं अप्पाणेणं
नो लहइ समाहिं

Doubtful can never get liberated

An aspirant before starting his meditation listens to the guru. From that, he gets interest in the scriptures. Then, studying the scriptures on his own, he selects a path, understands the best way of life, considers the pros and cons, and after thinking firms up his faith and then starts on his journey. He continues to walk until he does not attain his goal. Continue reading “Doubt not” »

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Speak not the secret

Speak not the secret

जं छं तं न वत्तव्वं
That which is secret must be kept confidential.Only at the right time or opportunity revelation of secret is proper. Continue reading “Speak not the secret” »

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