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October 1, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

This week’s theme from The Teachings of the Buddha is “The Bringer of Light.”—Editor's Note

The picture of the human...

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This week’s theme from The Teachings of the Buddha is “The Bringer of...

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September 27, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

To change from a self-stultifying way of life to one that is truly fruitful and inwardly rewarding, we must realize that our actions have consequences for ourselves,...

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To change from a self-stultifying way of life to one that is truly fruitful and...

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September 25, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

The type of view that lies at the bottom of all affirmation of selfhood is called identity view (sakkāyadiṭṭhi). All views of self are formulated...

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The type of view that lies at the bottom of all affirmation of selfhood is called...

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September 24, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

In In the Buddha’s Words, Bhikkhu Bodhi organized the selected suttas into ten categories. For this project, we will begin each week with the introduction to that...

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In In the Buddha’s Words, Bhikkhu Bodhi organized the selected suttas...

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September 19, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We begin our Teachings of the Buddha project in earnest today with an excerpt from the introduction to In the Buddha’s Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi. Ven. Bodhi...

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We begin our Teachings of the Buddha project in earnest today with an...

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September 17, 2013
by Bhikkhu Bodhi

We are proud to announce that over the next ten weeks, we will be sharing selected suttas from our Teachings of the Buddha series. These renowned translations from...

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We are proud to announce that over the next ten weeks, we will be sharing selected...

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