10.1 Kisāgotamī Therī (213-223)

Norman 213. The state of having noble friends has been praised by the sage with reference to the world; if he resorted to noble friends, even a fool would be wise. 214. Good men are to be resorted to; in this way the wisdom of those who resort to them increases. Resorting to good men… Continue reading 10.1 Kisāgotamī Therī (213-223)

06.8 Vijayā (169-174)

Read aloud in “Ayya Anandabodhi & Matty Weingast’s Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation South Bay – Silicon Valley” Read aloud in “Pamela Weiss Hosts Matty Weingast” Norman 169. Four or five times I went forth from my cell, not having obtained peace of mind, my mind being unsubmissive. 170. I approached a bhikkhuni, honoured her,… Continue reading 06.8 Vijayā (169-174)

06.6: Mahā Pajāpatī Gotamī (157-162)

Norman 157. Buddha, hero, homage to you, best of all creatures, who released me and many other people from pain. 158. All pain is known; craving as the cause is dried up; the noble eightfold way has been developed; I have attained cessation. 159. Formerly I was mother, son, father, brother, and grandmother; not having… Continue reading 06.6: Mahā Pajāpatī Gotamī (157-162)

06.5 Anopamā Therī (151-156)

Norman 151. I was born in an exalted family, which had much property and much wealth. I possessed a good complexion and figure, being Majjha’s own daughter. 152. I was sought after by kings’ sons, longed for by merchants’ sons; one sent my father a messenger, saying, “Give me Anopama. 153. “However much that daughter… Continue reading 06.5 Anopamā Therī (151-156)