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Welcome to the Daily Dhamma Study Group

Welcome to the Daily Dhamma Study Group. We hope you find this a very useful resource for study and practice of The Buddha’s teachings in the Tipitaka Pali Canon. Please scroll down and find a place to register your email address and receive notices of postings of the daily teachings.

The Daily Cushion, “Sankhara Thought Formation Influence all 12 Links of Samsara”

“Sankhara Thought Formations Influence All 12 Links of Samsara.” By Uzine Kundala “Thus, O monks, through ignorance conditioned are kamma-formations; through the kamma-formations conditioned is consciousness; through consciousness conditioned is mind-and-body; through mind-and-body conditioned are the six sense-bases; through the six sense-bases conditioned is sense-impression; through sense-impression conditioned is feeling, through feeling conditioned is craving; throughContinue reading “The Daily Cushion, “Sankhara Thought Formation Influence all 12 Links of Samsara””

THE DAILY CUSHION: LEARN TO OBSERVE SANKHARA MIND FORMATIONS

LEARN TO OBSERVE SANKHARA MIND FORMATIONS by Steve Lin  “And what is the source of consciousness?Viññāṇañcidaṃ, bhikkhave, kiṃnidānaṃ kiṃsamudayaṃ kiṃjātikaṃ kiṃpabhavaṃ? Choices.Viññāṇaṃ saṅkhāranidānaṃ saṅkhārasamudayaṃ saṅkhārajātikaṃ saṅkhārapabhavaṃ.  And what is the source of choices?Saṅkhārā cime, bhikkhave, kiṃnidānā kiṃsamudayā kiṃjātikā kiṃpabhavā?  Ignorance.Saṅkhārā avijjānidānā avijjāsamudayā avijjājātikā avijjāpabhavā.  And so, ignorance is a condition for choices.Iti kho, bhikkhave, avijjāpaccayā saṅkhārā;Continue reading “THE DAILY CUSHION: LEARN TO OBSERVE SANKHARA MIND FORMATIONS”

CURRENT STUDY SERIES

Each study series is based upon The Buddha’s teachings found in the Tipitaka (Pali Canon). Each series has four objectives. They will identify insights from the teachings in the suttas, they will include the study of Pali words, there will be practical ways to apply the teachings in daily life, and also how to use these insights in meditation training.

BUDDHIST CALENDAR: MOON CYCLES & HOLY UPOSATHA DAYS


In this section, you will find the four moon cycle events which are highlighted in The Buddha’s teachings and are a routine part of traditional Buddhist calendars. This also includes the various Buddhist holy days and events from various countries and Theravada schools.

LIBRARY OF PAST STUDY SERIES & RESOURCES


This section includes all the past study series including the links into the past series on Facebook. You will also find links to resources for dhamma study, Pali study, meditation, and translations of the Tipitaka (Pali Canon).

TEAM TRAINING MODULES


Here, you will find various training materials. It includes the different roles for the translation teams, training skills for leaders, procedures, and training for dhamma teachers.

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