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Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

1.2.5 Brahmajālasuttavaṇṇanā - So Rare

Brahmajālasuttavaṇṇanā So Rare
… Atha bhagavā evaṃ katapurebhattakicco gandhakuṭiyā upaṭṭhāne nisīditvāpāde pakkhāletvā pādapīṭhe ṭhatvā bhikkhusaṅghaṃ ovadati– … Having fulfilled his duties for the morning and having sat down in the perfumed chamber to minister and wash his feet the Bhagavā put away his footstool and addressed the Bhikkhusaṅgha:
“bhikkhave, appamādena sampādetha, “Bhikkhus, strive ardently!
dullabho buddhuppādo lokasmiṃ, The appearance of a Buddha is difficult to be encountered in this world,
dullabho manussattapaṭilābho, dullabhā sampatti, it is so difficult to achieve birth as a human being,it is so rare to acquire these attainments,
dullabhā pabbajjā, dullabhaṃ saddhammassavanan”ti … it is so rare to live a life as someone who has left the household and it is so rare to be able to listen to the true Dhamma.” …

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