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Compassion, An Example

Upagupta, the disciple of Buddha, lay asleep in

the dust by the city wall of Mathura.

Lamps were all out, doors were all shut, and… 364 more words

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The Golden Boat

Clouds rumbling in the sky; teeming rain.
I sit on the river bank, sad and alone.
The sheaves lie gathered, harvest has ended,
The river is swollen and fierce in its flow. 227 more words

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The Banyan Tree

O you shaggy-headed banyan tree standing on the bank of the pond,

have you forgotten the little chile,

like the birds that have nested in your branches and left you? 127 more words

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My Song

This song of mine will wind its music around you, my child, like the fond arms of love.

This song of mine will touch your forehead like a kiss of blessing. 105 more words

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The Child-Angel

They clamour and fight, they doubt and despair, they know no end to their wrangling.

Let your life come amongst them like a flame of light, my child, unflickering and pure, 120 more words

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Authorship

You say that father write a lot of books, but what he write I don’t understand.

He was reading to you all the evening, but could you really make out what he meant? 225 more words

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Benediction

Bless this little heart, this white soul that has won the kiss of  heaven for our earth.

He loves the light of the sun, he loves the sight of his mother’s face. 129 more words

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