[INDOLOGY] quote search

Valerie Roebuck vjroebuck at btinternet.com
Fri Mar 17 05:07:54 EDT 2017


Yes, and it has been shaped to resemble verses in the ‘Thousands’ chapter of the Pali Dhammapada, and comparable material in other Dharmapada/Udāna literature, presumably to give it an air of authority.

Valerie J Roebuck
Manchester, UK



> On 17 Mar 2017, at 07:53, Matthew Kapstein via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
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> 
> Dear Patrick,
> 
> This is clearly a modern restatement and reinterpretation of the Buddha's injunction to recite the teaching in
> his own language, with the long-debated ambiguity about whether this meant the Buddha's own language or the
> interlocutor's. I'm traveling without reference materials just now but as I recall the issue is discussed at langth by Edgerton in the intro 
> to his BHS Grammar and in more recent work by Bechert, Norman and othrs.
> 
> best,
> Matthew
> 
> Matthew Kapstein
> Directeur d'études,
> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
> 
> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
> The University of Chicago
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> From: INDOLOGY [indology-bounces at list.indology.info] on behalf of patrick mccartney via INDOLOGY [indology at list.indology.info]
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> Dear Friends,
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> 
> I found this quote in the proverbs sections on this website http://www.khmerkromrecipes.com<https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.khmerkromrecipes.com%2F&h=ATNUWzQkCMVQbdsQaxa8zqGP6K7IBqCcBRyqHfuNs9lhAng7O5FQ-8wEFnbwHi7ye9oIl8eLlaUMPN_Fm6yWaFUasLYaCV5o4VYEi2X4bOFzWKQPsYYNX1b7oLl4EAtdrx8r3kOrB4zPXZGXE48J4A7R&enc=AZMm1K2ZOY7_aUxfYW3bOWOCzOM6Ev5rH8gR7WzpNykjNMHbRVJr5mccfo-S9ywqb6uJ6JILDQkTgOCv4ldvkwzFKmnxc3rYdKMR2g2UXMDvSDUNXr7qBlHiz3ufsQJJcNs4efYdyw0NOirD85G6Tjla-Zk1n0tPQkua-L9qqkzbNWm_g83ag4J9ss9NQG6dMmcF9ZzlYLq8pCfWC8fF0rUS&s=1>
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> "Better than chanting a thousand words in a dead language is one soothing word spoken in the vernacular."-Buddha
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> Is anyone able to help me locate the source of this quote?
> 
> All the best,
> 
> Patrick McCartney, PhD
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