The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

September 2013

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 with reference to the five aggregates either collectively or individually. The suttas often mention twenty types of identity view, obtained by considering one...

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

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September 24, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want to make sure you know about it! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

Lorne Ladner, editor of The Easy Path, will be speaking at BuddhaFest on October 6 at noon! Herb Eko Deer weighs in... read more »

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want...

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September 24, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Strive diligently, with no distinction of day and night.”—Derge Tengyur, quoted in Mind Training

“Strive diligently, with no distinction of day and night.”—Derge Tengyur, quoted in Mind...

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September 24, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

Toni Bernhard, author of How to Be Sick and How to Wake Up has multiple readings and events this fall in California. We hope you can join her if you are in the area!

Toni's tour schedule:

Saturday, September 28th 1:30 - 5:30Insight Meditation South Bay With Shaila Catherine 2094 Grant Road in...

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Toni Bernhard, author of How to Be Sick and How to Wake Up has multiple...

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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 section, and then post selected suttas throughout the week. Today, we begin with “The Human Condition.”—Editor's Note

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

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September 23, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want to make sure you know about it! Every weekday we'll be rounding up the latest posts in the digital world.

Tara Brach writes on mindful prayer in Elephant Journal. Susan Piver demonstrates how to make friends with... read more »

There is so much happening in the Buddhist, meditation, and mindfulness communities, and we want...

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