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The Wisdom Blog

April 27, 2016
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

At Savatthi, King Pasenadi of Kosala said to the Blessed One: “Venerable sir, is anyone who is born free from aging and death?”

“Great king, no one who is born is free...

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At Savatthi, King Pasenadi of Kosala said to the Blessed One: “Venerable sir, is...

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