by I. B. Horner | 2014 | 386,194 words | ISBN-13: 9781921842160
The English translation of the Khandhaka: the second book of the Pali Vinaya Pitaka, one of the three major ‘baskets’ of Therevada canonical literature. It is a collection of various narratives. The English translation of the Vinaya-pitaka (third part, khandhaka) contains many Pali original words, but transliterated using a system similar to the I...
Kd.1.13.1 Then the Lord, having kept the rains, addressed the monks, saying: “Monks, by proper attention, by proper right effort was supreme freedom attained by me, supreme freedom realised. You, too, monks, by proper attention, by proper right effort may attain supreme freedom, may realise supreme freedom.”
“Freed am I from Māra’s snares,
Both those of devas and of men,
From great bondage am I freed,
Humbled art thou, O End-maker.”