Posted by: Upāsaka | 09/11/2015

Protecting One’s Boundless Heart

253. One should not blame another
Or despise anyone for any reason anywhere.
Do not wish pain upon another
Out of either anger or rivalry.

Just as a mother protects her only child
Even at the risk of her own life,
Even so, one By thinking of all sentient beings
As more precious than a wish-fulfilling jewel
For accomplishing the highest aim,
I will always hold them dear. unbounded love
Towards all beings in the world.

Sutta Nipata 149-150

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  1. Saddhu! Saddhu! Saddhu!

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