radiance of pañña
shine forth. The more illuminating the radiance of pañña, the
stronger saddha becomes. The more the radiance of pañña shines
forth, the more clear the mind becomes. As saddha increases, vîriya
develops. As vîriya increases, sati develops. And sati increases,
samâdhi develops. As samâdhi increases, pa?ña develops, as well.
Beginning with saddha, they all increase once again. They turn just
like a wheel. That is called the
Sons and daughters of the Buddha
must strive to keep the controlling faculties turning in ourselves.
It is as a reminder, a wake-up call, "May you be able to strive!",
that Sayadaw has this used as the emblem of the Panditârâma Shwe
Taung Gon Sâsana Yeiktha. People make all sorts of emblems according
to their taste. Sayadaw devised this emblem to illustrate the
meaning of the word "dhammacakka-dhammachakra".
emblem, Sayadaw wants to urge us to please:
Strive to make our
Strive with saddhâ
to clear the mind.
Strive with vîriya
to make our mind courageous.
Strive with sati
not to accept kilesâs into the mind.
Strive with samâdhi
to make the mind steady and serene.
Strive with pañña
to illuminate the mind.