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eBook Matrceta's Hymn to the Buddha (An English Rendering of The Satapancasatka, The Wheel Publication No. 360/361) epub
  • ISBN: 9552400503
  • Author: S. Dhammika
  • Genre: Religion
  • Subcategory: Buddhism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society,Sri Lanka (September 7, 1998)
  • Pages: 48 pages
  • ePUB size: 1498 kb
  • FB2 size 1497 kb
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Centuries before Matrceta, the householder Upali was so inspired by the Buddha's presence that he too . There can be no doubt that Matrceta's hymn likewise is an expression of a deep devotion to the Buddha and an admiration of his qualities.

Centuries before Matrceta, the householder Upali was so inspired by the Buddha's presence that he too composed a hymn of praise. When asked why he had done so he replied: "It is as if there were a great heap of different flowers which a clever garland maker or his apprentice might string into a variegated garland. Likewise the Lord has many splendid qualities. But quite apart from the author's motive in writing it, the value and indeed the purpose of the Hymn to the Buddha is twofold. First it is meant to awaken our faith.

Matrceta's Hymn to the Buddha. An English Rendering of The Satapancasatka. There can be no doubt that Màtr. ceña’s hymn likewise is an expression of a deep devotion to the Buddha and an admiration of his qualities

Matrceta's Hymn to the Buddha. ceña’s hymn likewise is an expression of a deep devotion to the Buddha and an admiration of his qualities. But quite apart from the author’s motive in writing it, the value and indeed the purpose of the Hymn to the Buddha is twofold. ceña recognized as did the Lord himself that faith has the power to arouse a tremendous amount of positive zeal and energy. Long before we have directly experienced it, faith keeps our eyes fixed firmly on the goal.

An English Rendering of the Satapañcasatka. Hippola Paññakithi, I have attempted to produce a readable rendering of this beautiful and important work

An English Rendering of the Satapañcasatka. Hippola Paññakithi, I have attempted to produce a readable rendering of this beautiful and important work.

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An English Rendering of the Satapancasatka

An English Rendering of the Satapancasatka. Mātṛceṭa highlights the Buddha's gentleness, his non-retaliation, his patience and his other qualities, knowing that when we have a deep admiration for someone it is natural to try to emulate him. One feels that he used his poetic skills to the full in the hope that we would be inspired enough to make the Buddha our model and follow his example. View eBook versions for free on the BPS site.

Translator: Dhammika, Shravasti.

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to the Buddha An English Rendering of The Satapancasatka. spired by the Buddha’s presence that he too composed a hymn of praise. There can be no doubt that Màtr

to the Buddha An English Rendering of The Satapancasatka. When asked why he had done so he replied: 7 It is as if there were a great heap of different f lowers which a clever garland maker or his app- rentice might string into a variegated garland. ceña’s hymn likewise is. an expression of a deep devotion to the Buddha and an admiration of his qualities.

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