CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS VINAYA RULES/ WEE NEE …
59. Associate with the virtuous, and when you have learned their law you can come to no harm…… but cling to the virtuous.

83. It is unfortunate to be in contact with …… but to be near those who are ungrateful is to be more unfortunate still.

145. When priests and kings become dissatisfied (meaning demanding and unappreciative), there is no chance for them (no hope or redemption), they are lost….

Meatphar’s 1/22/08 posting pointed out a famous saying “Ta loke sar bhuu thu kyae zhuu.”[Be grateful for even a mouthful (of someone’s food.)]” He was referring to the monk’s ingratitude for ignoring many Temple lenders and guarantors. Link below:

http://myanmargazette.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?viewmode=thread&topic_id=341&forum=20&post_id=1012 (defunct old web)

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