Posted by: Upāsaka | 12/23/2018

What Else Should Be Done?

“If, venerable sir, such a great peril should arise, such a terrible destruction of human life, the human state being so difficult to obtain, what else should be done but to live by the Dhamma, to live righteously, and to do wholesome and meritorious deeds?”²⁵⁸ “I inform you, great king, I announce to you, great king: aging and death are rolling in on you. When aging and death are rolling in on you, great king, what should be done?”

  “As aging and death are rolling in on me, vener-able sir, what else should be done but to live by the Dhamma, to live righteously, and to do wholesome and meritorious deeds? <227>

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Excerpt From: “The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya”


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