A Pair of Swift Messengers – II –

 

“… even so, Bhikkhus, did I, looking over the world with a Buddha’s eye, behold beings whose eyes were but little clouded with dust….”  Open for such is the Door to the Deathless State.  You that have ears [to hear] renounce the creed you hold.”(*) 

(*) – Pamuncantu saddham –  a much discussed phrase and wrongly translated by the early  Pali scholars as:  give faith, put forth belief, etc.  But, it undoubtedly means:  ‘put away’.

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(Some Sayings of the Buddha – According to the Pali Canon, translated from the Pali by F. L. Woodward, Oxford University Press, Madras, 1925).

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