Two Buddhist Essays The Buddha’s Two Voices and A Buddhist Sermonette

As a profound thinker, as the most profound thinker the world has ever known, the Buddha had two ways of speaking to people. At one time he would address them in words that...

The Taste of Freedom

If one practises the Dhamma to a limited extent, leading a house-hold life in accordance with righteous principles, then one experiences in return a limited measure of freedom; if...

Why the Buddha Did Not Preach to a Hungry Man Buddhist Reflections on Affluence and Poverty

Excerpt from Why the Buddha Did Not Preach to a Hungry Man by Louis van Loon...what makes one man poor and another rich is not only a question of material possessions, how much...

The Law of Karma and Mindfulness

By performing an act of body, speech or mind as the outcome of one’s volition, one also creates a possibility to act in a similar way in future. One, so to speak, lays...

Dāna: The Practice of Giving Selected Essays

In the teaching of the Buddha, the practice of giving claims a place of special eminence, one that singles it out as being in a sense the foundation and seed of spiritual...

The Elimination of Anger with two stories retold from the Buddhist texts

The Elimination of Anger, by Ven. K. Piyatissa Thera is a helpful manual highlighting methods that the Buddha taught to help understand and deal with anger. It also contains two...

Mudita The Buddha's Teaching on Unselfish Joy

Mudita, Wheel Publicaton No. 170, contains several short essays, one by the editor, Ven. Nyanaponika, and three by lay practitioners on one of the lesser known and too-little...

The Art of Living Vipassana Meditation as Taught by S.N. Goenka

This is the classic introduction to Vipassana meditation: a full-length study of the teaching of S. N. Goenka, prepared under his guidance and with his approval. Useful for...

Insights from an Ancient Tradition Medicine, Science and Spirituality in the Light of Vipassana Meditation

Addresses by S.N. Goenka and four others from the second "Insights from an Ancient Tradition" conference, held at the Vipassana Meditation Center (Dhamma Dhara) in Shelburne...

The Healing of the Bull A Story

The Healing the Bull is part of the Bodhi Leaves series, published by the Buddhist Publication Society in Sri Lanka. These are very small booklets on a wide range of topics. It is...

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