The Supreme Buddha taught us it’s very very important that we associate with good people who like to practice the Dhamma. Because when we do, our good qualities increase. But sometimes, we don't take advantage of being around good people, do we? Today we’ll learn the story of someone like that, who had the chance to spend time learning from an arahant, but instead he cursed him and chased him away. Can you believe it? See how dangerous saṁsara is? Fortunately for this person, he eventually got to meet the Supreme Buddha. I don't want to give the story away, so you’ll just have to listen.Theragatha
70. The foolish ascetic who eats food with the tip of a blade of grass, month after month, is not worth a sixtieth part of the lives of the liberated ones who have realized the Dhamma.
Read the whole Dhammapada chapter on SuttaFriends.org.Contents
6:05 Dhammapada 70, the story of Arahant Jambuka. 23:20 Vimana Vatthu 6.4 Lodging Giver's Mansion
We’d love to hear from you! Send us a voicemail. Or record a longer segment on your phone. You can write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us through Facebook at facebook.com/ColomboDhammaFriends or Instagram at instagram.com/SereneColombo. You can also sent us a voicemail on Whatsapp.See all episodes Listen on an App
The best way to listen to the podcast version of Monks in the Morning is on the Free Radio Public app
Step 1: Install the Free RadioPublic app, then come back here.
Step 2: Click on the button below and choose Radio Public to open the link.
Step 3: Select "Follow"
Optional: You may want to turn the app notifications on and change the show settings so new shows are downloaded automatically when you are on wi-fi.
Connect with listeners
Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fansYes, let's begin connecting
Find new listeners
Understand your audience
Engage your fanbase