Kalama Sutta or Kalama thoke or Buddha’s “charter of free inquiry.”

Kalama Sutta states:

  • Do not go upon what has been acquired by repeated hearing,
  • nor upon tradition,
  • nor upon rumor,
  • nor upon what is in a scripture,

Don’t believe the FB postings of Hmuu Zaw just because he is a director in President U Thein Sein’s office because he keeps on writing faulsr rumours to start and spread the HATE SPEECHES against Rohingya and Muslims of Myanmar.

  • nor upon surmise,
  • nor upon an axiom,
  • nor upon specious reasoning,
  • nor upon a bias towards a notion that has been pondered over,
  • nor upon another’s seeming ability,
  • nor upon the consideration, “The monk is our teacher.” [emphasis added]
  • Kalamas, when you yourselves know: “These things are good; these things are not blamable; these things are praised by the wise; undertaken and observed, these things lead to benefit and happiness,” enter on and abide in them.’

Read all at the source in Wikipedia.

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One Response to “Kalama Sutta or Kalama thoke or Buddha’s “charter of free inquiry.””

  1. drkokogyi Says:

    ကာလမသုတ္ …

    ကာလမသုတ္ ကာလာမမင္းတို႔
    “သင္တို႔သည္ေျပာသံ ၾကားကာမွ်ျဖင့္ ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    “အစဥ္အဆက္ စကားမွ်ျဖင့္လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    “ဤသို႔ ျဖစ္ဖူးသတတ္ဟူေသာ စကားမွ်ျဖင့္လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္မယူနဲ႔”
    “ပိဋကတ္ မိမိတို႔ေရွးေဟာင္းက်မ္းဂန္ စာေပႏွင့္ ညီၫြတ္ေပသည္ဟူ၍လည္း … ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    “ ႀကံဆေတြးေတာ၍ ယူျခင္းမွ်ျဖင့္လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    “နည္းမွီးယူျခင္းမွ်ျဖင့္လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    “အျခင္းအရာကို ႀကံစည္ေသာအားျဖင့္လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္မယူနဲ႔”
    “ငါတို႔ ႀကံစည္ႏွစ္သက္၍ ယူထားေသာအယူႏွင့္ တူညီေပသည္ဟူ၍လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    “ငါတို႔ေလးစားေသာ ရဟန္း၏ စကားဟူ၍လည္း ဟုတ္ၿပီ မွန္ၿပီဟု အတည္ မယူနဲ႔”
    https://drkokogyi.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/%E1%80%80%E1%80%AC%E1%80%9C%E1%80%99%E1%80%9E%E1%80%AF%E1%80%90%E1%80%B9/

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