Tag Archives: Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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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Humility : The Virtue that Nobody Wants

Humility. Discussions of humility don’t come up much in the spiritual circles I have traveled: …possibly because it’s not a word very much used in American Buddhist terminology. …possibly because of association with centuries of Western clerical/religious domination. …possibly because, … Continue reading

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Using Meditation to Deal with Pain, Illness and Death by Ven.Thanissaro Bhikkhu

[ Guest post by Ven.Thanissaro Bhikkhu. This will be added to the page ” Looking into the Experience of Pain “. ] Using Meditation to Deal with Pain, Illness and Death by Ven.Thanissaro Bhikkhu *** My topic today is the … Continue reading

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Khemaka Sutta: About Khemaka

[ A gem from the Pali Canon. The monk Khemaka makes a distinction in quality of post-awakening experience. Enjoy ! ] Khemaka Sutta: About Khemaka (SN 22.89) translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu 8 June 2010 © 2001–2012 On … 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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