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Unformatted text preview: The Dhammapada Chapter 1 Not by hatred are hatreds ever pacifed here in the world; they are pacifed by love. This is the eternal law. Others do not realize that we are all heading For death. Those who do realize it will compose their quarrels. The doer oF good delights in both worlds; he delights here and he delights there. He delights in this liFe thinking he has done good, and he delights aFter death, having gone to a state oF happiness. Chapter 2 MindFulness is the way to the immortal; unmindFulness the way to death. MindFul people are wiser, and look down on others. They are Further along. UnmindFulness is always despised. Chapter 3 The mind is Frivolous and diFfcult to control, alighting on whatever it pleases. It is good to tame the mind. A tamed mind brings happiness. There is no Fear For someone who is awake, whose mind is uncontaminated by craving, and unperplexed, and who has given up vice and virtue. Chapter 4 One should pay no heed to the thoughts oF others, what they have done and not done. Rather, should one consider the things that one has oneselF done and has not done. The odor oF virtue is unsurpassedblows against the gods as the...
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