The Cause and Condition for Lack of Knowledge and Vision

Photo by John-Mark Smith on Unsplash THUS HAVE I HEARD. On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Rajagaha on Mount Vulture Peak. Then Prince Abhaya approached…

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Growing in five Ways

“Bhikkhus, growing in five ways, a female noble disciple grows by a noble growth, and she absorbs the essence and the best of this life.…

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Dwell with Yourself as Your own Island

THUS HAVE I HEARD. On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Vesali in Beluvagamaka. There the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus thus: “Come,…

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The Four Right Strivings

“Bhikkhus, there are these four right strivings. What four? Here, a bhikkhu generates desire for the non-arising of unarisen bad unwholesome states; he makes an…

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Being Mindful and stay Calm

At one time the Buddha was staying near Rājagaha, in the Bamboo Grove, the squirrels’ feeding ground. The brahmin Bharadvāja the Rude heard a rumor…

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Training yourself

“Therefore, bhikkhus, you should train yourselves thus: ‘Our minds will be strengthened in accordance with the spirit of our going forth, and arisen bad unwholesome qualities will…

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Good Friendship is the entire Holy Life

THUS HAVE I HEARD. On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling among the Sakyans where there was a town of the Sakyans named Nagaraka.…

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If both Husband and Wife wish to see One another not only in this Present Life but also in Future Lives…

On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling among the Bhaggas in Suṃsumāragira in the deer park at Bhesakalā Grove. Then, in the morning, the…

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Skill in the Ways of My own Mind

On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s Park. There the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus: “Bhikkhus!” “Venerable sir!”…

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The Ten Perceptions

On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s Park. Now on that occasion the Venerable Girimānanda was sick, afflicted,…

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With Dhanañjāni

SO I HAVE HEARD. At one time the Buddha was staying near Rājagaha, in the Bamboo Grove, the squirrels’ feeding ground. Now at that time Venerable…

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About Venerable Brahmadeva’s Mother

SO I HAVE HEARD. At one time the Buddha was staying near Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Now at that time a certain brahmin lady…

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Venerable Ānanda gets the Buddha to talk about the Scale of the Universe

Then Venerable Ānanda went up to the Buddha, bowed, sat down to one side, and said to him: “Sir, I have heard and learned this…

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The Threefold Knowledge in the Noble One’s discipline

Then the brahmin Tikaṇṇa approached the Blessed One and exchanged greetings with him…. Then, sitting to one side, the brahmin Tikaṇṇa, in the presence of…

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The Only good Deeds can take You to a good Rebirth, and Rituals have no Effect

Dhamma Practice Course 2018 At one time the Buddha was staying near Nālandā in Pāvārika’s mango grove. Then Asibandhaka’s son the chief went up to…

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The Three Failures

“Mendicants, there are three failures. What three? Failure in action, livelihood, and view. And what is failure in action? It’s when someone kills living creatures, steals, commits sexual…

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Authorities

“Bhikkhus, there are these three authorities. What three? Oneself as one’s authority, the world as one’s authority, and the Dhamma as one’s authority. “And what,…

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Characteristics

The Buddha said to Bhikkhus: “Bhikkhus, the fool is characterized by his actions; the wise person is characterized by his actions. Wisdom shines in its…

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Mental Barrenness

THUS HAVE I HEARD: At one time the Lord was staying near Savatthī in the Jeta Grove in Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. There the Lord addressed the…

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Giving

Waiting for offer alms-food to monks On one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi in Jeta’s Grove, Anathapindika’s monastery. And on that occasion…

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About the Young Boys

THUS I HEARD: At one time the Gracious One was dwelling near Sāvatthī, in Jeta’s Wood, at Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Then at that time many young boys…

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“Ah, happiness! Ah, happiness!”

THUS I HEARD: At one time the Gracious One was dwelling near Anupiyā, in the Mango Wood. Then at that time venerable Bhaddiya, Kāḷigodhā’s son, having…

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