Sunday, August 21, 2011

I don't know, it would be nice to think there was no copyright violation in reformatting and giving away the Visuddhimagga for free. But in the end, it comes down to what the Buddha said:

166. attadatthaṃ paratthena, bahunāpi na hāpaye.
attadatthamabhiññāya, sadatthapasuto siyā.

166. Let one not neglect one's own welfare for the sake of another, however great.
Clearly understanding one's own welfare, let one be intent upon the good.

Today I have been called "underhanded", "cunning" and finally "selfish". So, now time to be selfish and take down the books, so as to be left alone again.

They're down. Problem solved. If you want them, ask Bhante Nyanatusita: