Sep 9, 2015

Posted by in Giáo điển | 47 Comments

Lesson 3: TO RETURN EMPTY-HANDED FROM A LAND RICH IN PRECIOUS GEMS – AND THIS IS A GRIEVOUS FAILURE (Đừng trở về tay không!)

Contemplation on “Fourteen Grievous Failures of a Buddhist Practitioner” Lesson 3: TO RETURN EMPTY-HANDED FROM A LAND RICH IN PRECIOUS GEMS – AND THIS IS A GRIEVOUS FAILURE A folk tale tells that a young man read the spell: “Open Sesame” and the door of a cave loaded with precious gems opened right away. He filled his pocket with treasure and returned home living a wealthy life. Is there any case in which, that young man just had a look at the treasure and returned with empty pocket? It’d never happen unless he was a blind! “Open seasame” (“Vừng ơi hãy mở cửa ra”) Similarly, Tibetan Guru Gampopa has a firm grasp of human values which include 20 benefits as pointed out from the Forty-two Chapter Sutra. One of the benefits of being a human is illustrated in the Maha Ratnakuta Sutra as “a blind turtle, in the midst of the ocean,


Vui lòng đăng nhập để xem tiếp nội dung bài viết. (Danh sách bài cho bạn đọc chưa có tài khoản tại đây). Please login to read more... (Posts for whom haven't owned account are here)

Existing Users Log In
   
DMCA.com Protection Status