184. And how does one dwell pervading one direction with a mind filled with love? Just as one would feel love for a loving, pleasant person, like this one pervades all beings with love. 226 more words
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Today is the Uposatha day according to the Thai Dhammayut order whose calendar I follow. For years I have observed whenever I could find the strength and wherewithal to do so but, I have to admit, that the last few years have seen me observing less consistently than I would like. 131 more words
181. There are two people you can never repay. What two? Your father and your mother.
Even if you were to carry them on your back and live a hundred years, supporting them, anointing them with medicines, bathing and massaging their limbs and wiping up their excrement after them, even this would not repay them. 92 more words