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S.N. Goenka: The Passing of a Noble Being

Hon. S.N.Goenka Posted on October 2, 2013 by sinhaladhamma A NOBLE BEING DEPARTS Honarable S. Goenka who helped thousands of Dhamma Seekers passed away on 29th September 2013. Thanks to these sites :  http://brahmstalks.wordpress.com/ http://www.globalpagoda.org/

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Kalama Sutta

THE KALAMA SUTTA   Anguttara Nikaya III.65 – Kalama Sutta – The Instruction to the Kalamas Translated from the Pali by Soma Thera For free distribution only, as a gift of Dhamma Read an alternate translation by Thanissaro Bhikkhu   … Continue reading

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Rahula’s Liberation

Cula-Rahulovada Sutta: The Shorter Exposition to Rahula [Liberation is real, it is possible and it happens with intense and skillful looking. Please enjoy this classic story of the Buddha pointing his son to the empty center of experience ! ] … Continue reading

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The Value of Stream Entry

[ Excerpt from the Pali Canon. The Buddha points out the value of Stream Entry. Enjoy ! ] Then the Blessed One, picking up a little bit of dust with the tip of his fingernail, said to the monks, “What … Continue reading

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No Religion – Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

[ Guest post by leroywatson4 on Buddhadasa Bhikku, a great reformer of Thai Buddhism in the 20th century. Enjoy !] No Religion – Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, Chaiya, Thailand – 7th June 2011 Buddhadasa Bhikku “The morality of the young is peace for … Continue reading

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How the Buddha talked about “Not-self”

[ Guest post from Steven Goodhart of the blog METTA REFUGE . Enjoy ! ] How the Buddha talked about “Not-self” 2011/10/01 by Steven Goodheart § 128. “Form, monks, is not-self. If form were the self, this form would not lend … Continue reading

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Bihaya’s Liberation

A wonderful story of awakening… A selection from the Udana , the collection of “Inspired Utterances” of the Buddha, tells the story of a religious hermit named Bahiya. Bahiya was concerned about his own spiritual development so he went to … Continue reading

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Did the Buddha have a sense of humor ?

Did the Buddha have a sense of humor ? Let’s explore. He was a big Meditator. Talked a lot about suffering. (1st Noble Truth) Spent 7 years in the forest practicing asceticism, almost to the point of death. No intoxicants. … Continue reading

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