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Winning ourselves is a good victory.

Winning ourselves is a good victory.

[Pali] Xạt-tā h̄a-we chi-tạng s̄ị-yo [Translation] “Winning ourselves is a good victory.” Victory Victory is the sweetest, alluring, mesmerizing, the victory brings happiness, just by imagining it instantly becomes happier. Ordinary people in this...

Practicing yourself is difficult.

Practicing yourself is difficult.

[Pali] Xạt-tā h̄i ki-ra thuth-tha-mo [Translation] “Practicing yourself is difficult.” Human beings have the ability to train others. Whether training animals such as elephants, horses, cattle, monkeys, human beings can train them all. Or...

Well-trained self Is indeed the light of man.

Well-trained self Is indeed the light of man.

[Pali] Xạt-tā s̄u-thạn-to pu-ri-s̄ạs̄-s̄a cho-ti [Translation] “Well-trained self Is indeed the light of man.” Humans train animals, elephants, horses, cattle, etc., so that they are docile, functional, controllable. It is the same for self-training....

Self is the refuge of all people.

Self is the refuge of all people.

[Pali] Xạt-tā h̄i xạt-ta-no nā-t̄ho [Translation] “Self is the refuge of all people.” All the people born on this planet Would want to depend on each other, when born we depend on our parents...

Self is their own way.

Self is their own way.

[Pali] Xạt-tā h̄i xạt-ta-no kha-ti [Translation] “Self is their own way.” The word “self” refers to our body and mind. Which combined together is a body that can act, speak, think, carry out various...

Self is greatly beloved.

Self is greatly beloved.

[Pali] Xạt-tā h̄i pa-ra-mạng pi-yo [Translation] “Self is greatly beloved.” Naturally, humans love themselves first, Desire happiness and prosperity for themselves, Want to be successful, Want to be free from suffering and disease. It...

Those who sin themselves suffer themselves.

Those who sin themselves suffer themselves.

[Pali] Xạt-ta-nā wa ka-tạng pā-pạng xạt-ta-nā s̄ạng-ki-lis̄-s̄a-ti [Translation] “Those who sin themselves suffer themselves.” Sin is what brings the mind low. Refers to various evils, including physical evils. Verbal evils And mental evils. Buddhism...

Selfish human is unclean.

Selfish human is unclean.

[Pali] Xạt-tạt-t̄ha-pạn-yā xa-s̄u-cī ma-nus̄-s̄ā [Translation] “Selfish human is unclean.” The term “benefit” refers to the good things that will be rewarded for action. There are two categories: self-interest and common benefit. Naturally, we live...