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1207 A Bràhmaõa Is He Who Is Desireless 26 (27) The Story of Sàriputta being misunderstood (Verse 410) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1210 In Whom There Is No Clinging 26 (28) The Story of Venerable Mahà Moggallàna (Verse 411) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1213 Above Both Good And Evil 26 (29) Renounce both Good and Evil (Verse 412) .....................

1152 The Well-Restrained Is Truly A Bràhmin 26 (8) The Story of Venerable Nun Mahàpajàpatã G otamã (Verse 391) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1158 Honour To Whom Honour Is Due 26 (9) The Story of Venerable Sàriputta (Verse 392) ................. 1161 One Does Not Become A Bràhmin Merely By Birth 26 (10) The Story of Jañila the Bràhmin (Verse 393) . . . . .

The animal is bound to this heavy load and cannot leave it. Commentary The first two verses in the Dhammapada reveal an important concept in Buddhism. When most religions hold it as an important part of their dogma that the world was created by a supernatural being called ‘God’, Buddhism teaches that all that we experience (the ‘world’ as well as the ‘self’) is created by thought, or the cognitive process of sense perception and conception. This also proves that writers on Buddhism are mistaken in stating that the Buddha was silent concerning the beginning of the world.

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