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3. The Discourse about Kisagotami

Thus I have heard:

at one time the Gracious One was dwelling near Sāvatthī at Anāthapiṇḍika’s grounds in Jeta’s Wood.

Then the nun Kisāgotamī, 1 having dressed in the morning time, after picking up her bowl and robe, was entering Sāvatthī for alms. After walking for alms in Sāvatthī, and returning from the alms-round after the meal, she approached the Blind Man’s Wood to pass the day, and having entered Blind Man’s Wood, she sat down at the root of a certain tree to pass the day.

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Poems from the Therigatha by Shi Faxun – 2

Shi Faxun

Shi Faxun


The state of having noble friends has been praised by the sage with reference to the world; if he resorted to noble friends, even a fool would be wise.

Good men are to be resorted to; in this way this wisdom of those who resort to them increases. Resorting to good men one would be released from all pains.

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