Written in tetrameterthe greater Alcaic consists of a spondee or iamb followed by an iamb plus a long syllable and two dactyls. The lesser Alcaic, also in tetrameter, consists of two dactylic feet followed by two iambic feet. Though seldom appearing in English poetry, Alcaic verse was used by Tennyson in his ode, Milton.
Rhys Davids, QKM introduction. Cambridge History of India, Vol.
Smith, The Early History of India. Though this conversation is found in the original text, it adds nothing of substance to the dialogues, and could not have taken place, so I have left it out.
Long Discourses, Sutta 2 7. Though he questioned all the famous teachers none could satisfy him. There is in them neither reality, worth nor essential truth. There is no one who is capable of debating with me and dispelling my doubts!
Then Milinda began by asking: Is it possible to approve of that? Who lives the righteous life? Or again, who kills living beings, steals, commits adultery, tells lies or takes strong drink? If what you say is true then there is neither merit nor demerit, nor is there any doer of good or evil deeds and no result of kamma.
If, venerable sir, a man were to kill you there would be no murder, and it follows that there are no masters or teachers in your Order.
Is it the hair? Who is it we see before us? It is a falsehood that your reverence has spoken. How did you come here, by foot or in a chariot?
Is it the axle? Or the wheels, or the chassis, or reins, or yoke that is the chariot? Is it all of these combined, or is it something apart from them? You spoke falsely when you said that you came here in a chariot. You are a great king of India.
It is because it has all these parts that it comes under the term chariot. If the Buddha himself were here he would approve of your reply. Are you the king, or is the shadow the king? Well has this puzzle been solved by you, difficult as it was.
He admits his mistake, yet he does not become angry. Animals have wise attention but they do not have wisdom. And this was said by the Blessed One: For this was said by the Blessed One: Thus reinforcing is the mark of energy.
So too all good qualities incline and lead up to concentration. When wisdom springs up in the mind it dispels the darkness of ignorance, causes the radiance of vision to arise, makes the light of knowledge shine forth and makes the noble truths plain. See the 5 Aggregates of Being khandha in the glossary.
See question 2 above. Confidence, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and wisdom faculties and also powers. Mindfulness, investigation, energy, joy, tranquillity, concentration, and equanimity.
Right view, right thought, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration. Mindfulness of the body, feelings, thoughts, and mind-objects. Effort to prevent and remove unwholesome states and to develop and maintain wholesome states.
Eagerness, energy, tenacity, wisdom. Eight stages of release of the mind by intense concentration. Meditations on love, compassion, sympathetic-joy, and equanimity.The Importance of Critical Analysis. By Dhammaccariya Jhanananda (Jeffrey S, Brooks) th day of a solo wilderness retreat Inyo National Forest It is of course important at the same time to avoid being captious, censorious, faultfinding and hypercritical.
But just because one is engaged in a critical analysis of contemplative traditions. Modernity remains the privileged theoretical and narrative frame for long-term/large-scale processes at the global scale, notwithstanding the heterogeneously contested deﬁnition of its spatiotemporal coordinates, the irreconcilability of.
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