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Note that the verses used in this monthly Reflection are taken from, ‘A Dhammapada for Contemplation’, Aruna Publications. For more literal interpretations we encourage you to view other translations.

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FULL MOON – Criticising

Published October 21, 2021 06:00

Those who always look for
the faults of others -
their corruptions increase
and they are far from freedom.

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FULL MOON – One-upmanship

Published September 21, 2021 06:00

Victory leads to hatred,
for the defeated suffer.
The peaceful live happily,
beyond victory and defeat.

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FULL MOON – Empathy

Published August 23, 2021 06:00

Having empathy for others
one sees that all beings are afraid
of punishment and death.
Knowing this, one does not ... Read more

FULL MOON – Shaping Life

Published July 24, 2021 06:50

Just as a fletcher shapes an arrow,
so the wise develop the mind,
so excitable, uncertain
and difficult to ... Read more

FULL MOON – Invitation

Published March 28, 2021 06:00

The Buddha’s perfection is complete;
there is no more work to be done.
No measure is there for his wisdom;
no limits ... Read more

FULL MOON – Purification

Published February 26, 2021 06:00

Refrain from wrongdoing,
cultivate that which is good;
purify the heart.
This is the Way of the Awakened Ones.

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