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Teachings of the Buddha

October 11, 2017
by The Dalai Lama

There are different explanations in the Buddhist texts on how these world systems come to cease. For example, Sūtra on the Meeting of the Father and Son states:

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There are different explanations in the Buddhist texts on how these world systems come...

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September 27, 2017
by Kathleen Dowling Singh

It’s hard to be a person. We all know that. Rarely, though, do we fully share such a disclosure with each other. We isolate ourselves, believing that the...

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It’s hard to be a person. We all know that. Rarely, though, do we...

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September 13, 2017
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

 

 

The Great Chapter (Mahāvagga)   1. The Going Forth (Pabbajjā Sutta)                  

405. I will tell of the going forth,...

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December 11, 2014

An excerpt from In the Buddha’s Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

1. Old Age, Illness, and Death (1) Aging and Death

At Savatthi,...

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An excerpt from In the Buddha’s Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi....

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May 7, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I was greedy for advanced knowledge. It was my intention to read the thousand-page book...

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In “Post from an Ordinary Person,” writer and practitioner Martha Henry admits, “I...

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February 14, 2014
by Maura Gaughan

Share your creativity with the Wisdom community by answering our Spring Call for Blog Submissions! By submitting your work, you will engage the forum of the Wisdom Blog as well...

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Share your creativity with the Wisdom community by answering our Spring Call for Blog...

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December 17, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe

One of the most exciting features of our new website is the extensive selections we’re featuring from our ...

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One of the most exciting features of our new website is the extensive selections...

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November 29, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We have come to our final selection in the Teaching of the Buddha blog series. In today's sutta, the Buddha challenges the Venerable Sāriputta’s “...

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We have come to our final selection in the Teaching of the Buddha blog...

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November 28, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

The Nikayas occasionally employ another scheme for classifying noble disciples, one that makes the dominant faculty rather than the level of attainment alone the basis for...

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The Nikayas occasionally employ another scheme for classifying noble disciples,...

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