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Of Infinite Freedom

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"Who can trace the path of those who know the right food of life and, rejecting over-abundance, soar in the sky of liberation, the infinite Void without beginning? Their course is as hard to follow as that of the birds in the air".

— Dhammapada (penguin classics version) Chapter 7: Infinite Freedom



Flowers Of Life

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"The perfume of flowers goes not against the wind.
Not even that of sandalwood, of rose-bay, or of jasmine.
But the perfume of virtue goes against the wind,
and travels to the ends of the earth"

— the Dhammapada (penguin classics version) Chapter 4: Flowers Of Life