The Fo-sho-hing-tsan-king: A Life of Buddha

Clarendon Press, 1883 - 380 páginas

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Página 254 - The power of lust is great with men, and is to be feared withal ; take, then, the bow of earnest perseverance and the sharp arrow-points of wisdom. Cover your head with the helmet of right thought, and fight with fixed resolve against the five desires.
Página 261 - Lay vanquished, rolling in the fiery gulf, Confounded, though immortal. But his doom Reserved him to more wrath ; for now the thought Both of lost happiness and lasting pain Torments him: round he throws his baleful eyes That witnessed huge affliction and dismay, Mixed with obdurate pride and steadfast hate. At once, as far as Angels ken, he views The dismal situation waste and wild.
Página 166 - With heavy grief oppressed, or, in some cases, lighter sorrows, (waits deliverance) ; the lord of men, having escaped by crossing the wide and mournful sea of birth and death...
Página 165 - Now looking back and thinking of his mighty vow, there rose once more within his mind a wish to preach the law; and looking carefully throughout the world, he saw how pain and sorrow ripened and increased everywhere.
Página 338 - And having shown the way to all the world, who would not reverence and adore him ? To sing the praises of the lordly monk, and (declare) his acts from first to last...
Página 253 - Even when represented as a picture, she desires most of all to set off the blandishments of her beauty, and thus to rob men of their steadfast heart! How then ought you to guard yourselves...

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