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Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist Meditation Centre,
4698 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON M1E 2P9, Canada.
Sermons (Sinhala) delivered on Sil Poya Days during 2019
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Among folk, they are few who go to the Further Shore; most among humanity scurry on this hither shore.
"Vaccha, I recollected so many as ninety one world cycles and did not see any ascetic born in heaven,
except for a certain one who was of the view, there are results for actions."
The Buddha in Vacchagotta Sutta
"Faith is my seed, austerity the rain, wisdom my yoke and plow, modesty is the pole, mind the strap,
mindfulness is my plowshare and goad."
The Buddha in Kasi Bharadvaja Sutta
The Blessed One is enlightened and teaches a doctrine of enlightenment, He is self-restrained and teaches
a doctrine of self-restraint, He is calm and teaches a doctrine of calmness, He has gone beyond and teaches a
doctrine of going beyond, He has attained Nibbana and teaches a doctrine for attaining Nibbana.
Pāthika Vagga, Dīgha Nikāya.