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Overflowing Merit Abhisanda Sutta AN 8.39 Eight streams of merit, consisting in going for refuge and five kinds of gifts. These are abounding resources to aid the reducing, fading, and ending of Dukkha, suffering, and rebirth. “Monastics, there are these eight kinds of overflowing merit, overflowing goodness. They nurture happiness and are conducive to heaven,Continue reading “DUKKHA MEETS OVERFLOWING MERIT by Brad Hunter”
“And what is ignorance, what is the origin of ignorance, what is the cessation of ignorance, what is the way leading to the cessation of ignorance?” “Not knowing about dukkha, not knowing about the origin of dukkha, not knowing about the cessation of dukkha, not knowing about the way leading to the cessation of dukkhaContinue reading “IGNORANCE (AVIJJA) & DUKKHA Facing the fear of knowing Dukkha By Upāsaka Steve Lin”
Progress in awakening & release from Dukkha must eventually include seclusion & solitude. By Upāsaka Steve Lin
“If wanderers who follow other paths were to ask you: ‘But what reasons and evidence do you have regarding those venerables that justifies saying, “Clearly those venerables are free of greed, hate, and delusion, or practicing to be free of them”?’ You should answer them: ‘It’s because those venerables frequent remote lodgings in the wildernessContinue reading “Progress in awakening & release from Dukkha must eventually include seclusion & solitude. By Upāsaka Steve Lin”
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.