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1. Sri Lanka Timeline
(History/Sects and Schism)
According to the Sri Lanka timeline, the Mahayana Canon might have been burnt twice in the course of history. In China, we find that several major sutras have different versions such that they are different ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
2. The Third Buddhist Council
(History/Buddhist Councils)
The Third Council was held primarily to rid the Sangha of corruption and bogus monks who held heretical views. The Council was convened in 326 B.C. At Asokarama in Patiliputta under the patronage of ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009

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" The wise do not say that bods made of iron, of wood and of hemp are strong bonds; they say that only passionate attachment to and care for gems and jewellery, children and wives are strong bonds. These drag one down (to lower planes of existence) and although they seem yielding are difficult to unfasten. The wise, cutting off this bond (of craving) and resolutely giving up sensual pleasures, renounce the world. "

The Dhammapada


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