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Midnight Chat with Mara

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the mind of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon. Except for once, all of Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] One … Continue reading

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The Ten Funniest Scenes from the Pali Canon

[ Guest post from Bhante Sujato, author of SUJATO’S BLOG. Enjoy ! ] The Ten Funniest Scenes from the Pali Canon humor, Suttas What? The Pali Canon is profound, difficult, revolutionary: but not funny, surely. And if it is, then why? … Continue reading

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Mara Comes to Tea

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the minds of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon.  With just one exception,  Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] Last night, … Continue reading

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