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DIGHA NIKAYA 8 – The Longer Discourse on the Lion’s Roar “Marks of ‘The Lions Roar’ of The Buddha” by Steve Lin “What should be said is this: ‘The ascetic Gotama roars his lion’s roar; he roars it in an assembly; he roars it boldly; they question him; he answers their questions; his answers are satisfactory; they think him worth listeningContinue reading “THE DAILY CUSHION”
DIGHA NIKAYA 7 – With Jāliya Sutta “KNOWING & SEEING BEYOND ‘BODY & SOUL’ VIEWS” by Steve Lin “So I have heard. At one time the Buddha was staying near Kosambi, in Ghosita’s Monastery.Now at that time two renunciates—the wanderer Muṇḍiya and Jāliya the pupil of Dārupattika—came to the Buddha and exchanged greetings with him. WhenContinue reading “THE DAILY CUSHION”
DIGHA NIKAYA 6 THE FINER THINGS ONE LEARNS UNDER TEACHING OF THE BUDDHA By Steve Lin “Surely the mendicants (Bhikkhus) must live the spiritual life under the Buddha for the sake of realizing such a (type) development of immersion?” “No, Mahāli, the mendicants (bhikkhus) don’t live the spiritual life under me for the sake of realizingContinue reading “The Daily Cushion”
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.