The Five Bases of Liberation

Learning the word of the Buddha Liberation “Bhikkhus, there are these five bases of liberation by means of which, if a bhikkhu dwells heedful, ardent,…

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Do you remember the Four Noble Truths taught by the Buddha?

Photo by Joshua Medway on Unsplash Remembrance “Bhikkhus, do you remember the Four Noble Truths taught by me?” When this was said, a certain bhikkhu…

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Seven Qualities Leading to the Decline of a Lay Follower

Photo by Omotayo Tajudeen from Pexels Dutiyaparihāni Sutta AN 7.29 “These seven things lead to the decline of a lay follower. What seven? They stop seeing the mendicants. They neglect listening to…

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Identity (Sakkāya)

Photo by Sathyaprabha Rakkimuthu from Pexels Sakkāya Sutta SN 22.105 At Sāvatthī. “Mendicants, I will teach you identity, the origin of identity, the cessation of identity, and the practice…

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A Lion’s Roar Terrifies Beasts, The Buddha’s Teaching Terrifies Devas

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Sīha Sutta AN 4.33 “Bhikkhus, in the evening the lion, the king of beasts, comes out from his lair, stretches his…

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There Are these Five Utilizations of Wealth

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s Park. Then the householder Anāthapiṇḍika approached…

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Nanda’s Mother

Photo by MIANDLA from Pexels SO I HAVE HEARD.  At one time the venerables Sāriputta and Mahāmoggallāna were wandering in the Southern Hills together with a large Saṅgha…

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One Who Keenly Meditate like this, Tireless All Night and Day, Who truly Have that One Fine Night

One Fine Night SO I HAVE HEARD. At one time the Buddha was staying near Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. There the Buddha addressed the…

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The First Sermon Of the Buddha

Bharanasi, India Setting in Motion the Wheel of the Dhamma THUS HAVE I HEARD. On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Baraṇasi in…

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Punabbasumātā Yakkhinī Soothed Her little Children

Photo by Juskteez Vu on Unsplash With Punabbasu At one time the Buddha was staying near Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Now at that…

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The Five kinds of Wealth

Learning the Buddha’s Words “Bhikkhus, there are these five kinds of wealth. What five? The wealth of faith, the wealth of virtuous behavior, the wealth…

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The Six Quarters Should be Revered in the Training of the Noble One

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash SO I HAVE HEARD.  At one time the Buddha was staying near Rājagaha, in the Bamboo Grove, the squirrels’…

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