SN 17.005 Mīḷhaka: The Dung Beetle


"Monks, gains, offerings, & fame are a cruel thing, a harsh, bitter obstacle to the attainment of the unexcelled rest from bondage. Suppose there were a beetle, a dung-eater... (excerpt from  sutta text )

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SN 17.005 Pilahaka: The Dung Beetle
Translator: 
Thanissaro Bhikkhusutta text
Read by frank_k,  2min 44s  2.51MB Download
recorded on april 2011 licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 , sutta text ©1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
backup copy at archive.org-sn  flac:7.3 MB


sn 17.5 tags: milhaka pilahaka dung beetle  audtip.org

mīḷha means cesspool
piḷhaka means dung beetle
(Thanissaro uses Pilahaka instead of piḷhaka)


 


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