Monday, June 24, 2013

Dhammapada 25 [Khuddaka Nikaya]

II- Appamadavagga, Heedfulness
3 - Culapanthaka Vatthu
Utthanena' ppamadena,
samyamena damena ca;
dipam kayiratha medhavi,
yam ogho nabhikirati.
25: Through diligence, mindfulness, discipline (with regard to moral precepts), and control of his senses, let the man of wisdom make (of himself) an island which no flood can overwhelm.
Mya Tin, Daw, tr. The Dhammapada: Verses and Stories. Rangoon: Burma Tipitaka Association, 1986.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Theravada Audio Dhamma (16)

Janeiya, Bhaddanta (Myaseintaung Sayadaw). ႏွလုံးသြင္းမွန္မွ တရား ရ။ [Wise Attention Realizes the Truth of Teaching]. Yangon, [nodate]
Include: three images in Putujjzna's eyes; viewing Khandha with Ariya eyes; how Tanha and Mana (conceit) make one to circulate in Samsara; way to have wise attention; causes of Sanvega Nana. Listen more
Janeiya, Bhaddanta (Myaseintaung Sayadaw). ေသျခင္းတရား။ [Death]. 3 Oct 2007.
Mentioned: four types of pregnancies and death; five kinds of existences and unsuitable works to make a living; disadvantages of not listening to the Dhamma and not practising insight knowledge; advantages of listening to the Dhamma and doing Meditation; Maranassati.  Listen more
Jatila, U (Kyanikan Sayadaw). မိဘဂုဏ္ရည္ သားမွာတည္။ [Attributes of Parents Depend upon Children]. Pyay, 1338 B.E.
Mentioned how attributes of parents depend upon children with an example story; disadvantages of marriage for women.  Listen more
Jatila, U (Kyanikan Sayadaw). ဝိပၸလႅာသတရား (၁၂) ပါး။ [Twelve Vippallasa]. Yangon, 1 Sep 1976.
Include: why the Buddha was so called; summary of Sasana that the every Buddha mentioned; Kusala and Akusala; twelve Vippallasa.  Listen more
Vasitthabhivamsa, Ashin (Kyauktalone Sayadaw). မဂၢင္ရထား နိဗၺာန္သြား။ [Magga Vehicle that Leads to Nibbana]. Moulmein, 15 Aug 2006.
Definning Nibbana; benefits of listening to the Dhamma; explanation of how Magga Nana leads to Nibbana.  Listen more
Vasitthabhivamsa, Ashin (Kyauktalone Sayadaw). လမ္းဆုံး သံသရာ အျမန္႐ွာ။ [Search the End of Samsara Fast]. Moulmein, 3 Aug 2006.
Described the definition of Samsara and way to shorten it. Listen more

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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Dhammapada 24 [Khuddaka Nikaya]

II- Appamadavagga, Heedfulness
2 - Kumbhaghosakasetthi Vatthu
Utthanavato satimato,
sucikammassa nisammakarino;
sannatassa dhammajivino,
appamattassa yaso bhivaddhati.
24: If a person is energetic, mindful, pure in his thought, word and deed, and if he does everything with care and consideration, restrains his senses, earns his living according to the Law (Dhamma) and is not unheedful, then, the fame and fortune of that mindful person steadily increase.
Mya Tin, Daw, tr. The Dhammapada: Verses and Stories. Rangoon: Burma Tipitaka Association, 1986.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Dhamma Info (1)

Khandha_ Chicken egg
Khandha is more destructive than chicken egg.
Pannissara, Dr. Ashin (Dhammaduta, Bago). စိတ္မနာပါေစနဲ႔
Khandha_ Cotton
Cotton floats along the direction of wind. Like wise, people waver and do what other one says. It is better to decide what Khandha tells by one's wisdom.
Vimala, U (Mogok Sayadaw). ျဖစ္ပ်က္႐ႈနည္း တရားေတာ္
Khandha_ Earthen pot
Earthen pot is breakable. So does Khandha.
Pannissara, Dr. Ashin (Dhammaduta, Bago). ေျမအိုးပမာ ဤခႏၶာ
Khandha_ Excrement pit
Khandha is rotten like an excrement pit.
Vayaminda, U (Myauk-U Sayadaw). သစၥာသိ၍ က်င့္သုံးရန္ 

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

Theravada Audio Dhamma (15)

Revata, Ashin (Paauktoya). လူေတြ ဘာလုပ္ေနၾကသလဲ။ [What are People Doing?] 25 Apr 2005.
With reference to “Cula Kamma Vibanga Sutta” and “Ogha Sarana Sutta”, explained how Kamma is like a personal property, inherited property, cause, good friend and reliable one; four Ogha and the way that the Buddha overcame them.  Listen more
Revata, Ashin (Paauktoya). အသက္ၾကီးလာတဲ့အခါ။ [When One Became Old] 18 May 2006.
Specification of adult and youth levels according to Dhamma; two types of maturation; how to be a real adult (in accordance with Dhamma).  Listen more
Suriya, Ashin (Aung Cakka). ေ႐ြး၍လွဴပါ စိစစ္ပါ။ [Choose and Analyze When Performing Dana] Yangon, [no date]
Include: why people donate; difference between performing Dana with Vijja (knowing) and Avijja (without knowing); advantages of Dana, Sila and Bhavana; right attention and its consequence; Kamma view and Dhamma view; ways of choosing and analyzing when performing Dana; advice to perform Dana with intention to attain Nibbana.  Listen more
Suriya, Ashin (Aung Cakka). လာရာသြားရာ အသိဉာဏ္႐ွာ။ [Find Wisdom in Entering and Leaving] Yangon, 6 Mar 2012.
Mentioned: how it is important to do insight knowledge before one faces ageing, illness and death; three Sankhara; two kinds of meritorious deed; result of realizing Sacaa.  Listen more
Vicittasarabhivamsa, U (Mingun Sayadaw). ေမတၱာဘာဝနာ။ [Metta Bhavana] 1350 B.E.
Described: Why beings are burning with Loba, Dosa, Moha, Apaya and Dukkha fires; reason of nuturing Metta Bhavana; two methods of developing Metta_1. distributing Metta to all around, above and below, 2. eleven ways of Metta Bhavana (according to Metta Sutta).  Listen more
Vicittasarabhivamsa, U (Mingun Sayadaw). သစၥာေလးပါး
တရားေတာ္။ [Four Noble Truths] Yangon, 1339 B.E.
Definning Sacca; Samudaya Sacca in brief and in elaboration; two extremities_ Atta Kilamathanuyoga and Kama Sukhallikanuyoga; what middle way (Majjhima Patipada) is and its benefit; method of Catu Sacca Kammatthana; sequence of the Buddha's preaching.
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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Dhammapada 21, 22 and 23 [Khuddaka Nikaya]

II- Appamadavagga, Heedfulness
1- Samavati Vatthu

Appamado amatapadam,
pamado maccuno padam;

appamatta na miyanti,
ye pamatta yatha mata.

Evam visesato natva,
appamadamhi pandita;

appamade pamodanti,
ariyanam gocare rata.

Te jhayino satatika,
ni ccam dalhaparakkama;

phusanti dhira nibbanam,
yogakkhemam9 anuttaram.

21: Mindfulness is the way to the Deathless (Nibbana); unmindfulness is the way to Death. Those who are mindful do not die; those who are not mindful are as if already dead.

22: Fully comprehending this, the wise, who are mindful, rejoice in being mindful and find delight in the domain of the Noble Ones (Ariyas).

23: The wise, constantly cultivating Tranquillity and Insight Development Practice, being ever mindful and steadfastly striving, realize Nibbana: Nibbana, which is free from the bonds of yoga; Nibbana, the Incomparable!

Mya Tin, Daw, tr. The Dhammapada: Verses and Stories. Rangoon: Burma Tipitaka Association, 1986.

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Dhamma Info

When someone mentions certain Dhamma Facts, they may or may not be correct because they may not really know it or only be refering to tradition. So, If you have no true information on Dhamma, the Dhamma Info will provide you with a very interesting piece of information about the Dhamma, teachings of the Buddha. This is the Theravada Buddhism that gives you a great value for now, for future and throughout the life. Mostly happy, healthy, wealthy and wise info, you need, will be fulfilled and achieved.
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