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     1  ~ 2014 sep 16tipitakaTipitaka : The Pali Canon - Access to InsightThe Tipitaka (Pali ti, "three," + pitaka, "baskets"), or Pali canon, is the collection of primary Pali language texts which form the doctrinal foundation of Theravada ... ‎Digha Nikaya - ‎Vinaya Pitaka - ‎Faq - ‎Majjhima Nikaya
     1  ~ 2014 sep 13metta suttaKaraniya Metta Sutta : The Buddha's Words on Loving-KindnessThis is what should be done By one who is skilled in goodness, And who knows the path of peace: Let them be able and upright, Straightforward and gentle in ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 01protect from the buddhaProtection Through Satipatthana - Access to InsightOnce the Buddha told his monks the following story (Satipatthana Samyutta, No. ... When the apprentice had done so, the master said: "Now protect me well and ...
     1  +1 2014 aug 26karaniya metta suttaKaraniya Metta Sutta : Good Will - Access to InsightThis is to be done by one skilled in aims who wants to break through to the state of peace: Be capable, upright, & straightforward, easy to instruct, gentle, & not ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 17be seen here(To Be Seen ) Here and Now: Ten Dhamma Talks - Access to InsightAppreciation. Those who attended the meditation retreat in November 1987 at Pelmadulla Bhikkhu Training Centre, Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka, Have made it  ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 14buddham saranam gacchamiThe Threefold Refuge: tisarana - Access to InsightBuddham saranam gacchami I go to the Buddha for refuge. Dhammam saranam gacchami I go to the Dhamma for refuge. Sangham saranam gacchami I go to ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 05the path of purificationPath of Purification (Visuddhimagga) - Access to InsightThe sponsor of this edition of the Path of Purification devoutly offers the merit to the beloved members of her family who have predeceased her, namely, her.
     1  ~ 2014 jul 24tipitaka in englishThe Tipitaka and the paracanonical Pali texts (commentaries, chronicles, etc.) ... The Pali canon is a vast body of literature: in English translation the texts add up  ... ‎Digha Nikaya - ‎Vinaya Pitaka - ‎Faq - ‎Majjhima Nikaya
     1  +2 2014 jul 22buddist words for socialBuddhism and Social Action: An Exploration - Access to InsightThe Buddhist scriptures do indicate the general direction of Buddhist social .... The word karma (Pali: kamma) mean volitional action in deeds, words and ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 22buddha on self controlBuddhism : A Method of Mind Training - Access to InsightThe ultimate aim of Buddhist practice, then, is to annihilate the self . .... their function being to keep the defilements of the mind under control and to prevent them ...
     2  ~ 2014 oct 01plane of existenceThe Thirty-one Planes of Existence - Access to InsightScattered throughout the suttas are references to as many as thirty-one distinct " planes " or "realms" of existence into which beings can be reborn during their ...
     2  +3 2014 sep 29metta langageThe Practice of Loving-Kindness ( Metta ): As Taught by the Buddha The word "love" — one of the most compelling in the English language — is ... The word chosen by the Buddha for this teaching is metta from mitta, a friend (or ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 25sambodhiSambodhi Sutta: Self-awakening - Access to InsightI have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi in Jeta's Grove, Anathapindika's monastery. There he said to the monks: "Monks, ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 24dukkhaDukkha - Access to InsightAn extensive discussion of " dukkha ", a central term in Buddhism which is not directly translatable into English.
     2  ~ 2014 sep 23acariya maha boowaAjaan Maha Boowa - Access to InsightThe Dhamma Teaching of Acariya Maha Boowa in London, by Acariya Maha Boowa Ñanasampanno, translated from the Thai book entitled Ven. Acariya Maha ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 19it terms simpleIn Simple Terms : 108 Dhamma Similes - Access to InsightTo put it in simple terms , it's like the teachers in schools. They haven't been teachers from birth. They had to study the course of study for teachers before they  ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 08buddha loveNothing Higher to Live For: A Buddhist View of Romantic LoveIf it is possible to live with a purpose, what should that purpose be? A purpose might be a guiding principle, a philosophy, or a value of sovereign importance that ...
     2  -1 2014 aug 27bhikkhu bodhi on generosityDana: The Practice of Giving - Access to InsightIntroduction ( Bhikkhu Bodhi ); The Practice of Giving (Susan Elbaum Jootla); Giving in the ..... A Bodhisatta's only concern in practicing generosity is to fulfill the ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 12buddhism in thailandBuddhism in Thailand : Its Past and Its Present - Access to InsightFor centuries Buddhism has established itself in Thailand and has enriched the lives of the Thais in all their aspects. Indeed, without Buddhism , Thailand would ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 30dhammapada with pictureThe Dhammapada : The Buddha's Path of Wisdom - Access to InsightThe Dhammapada is the best known and most widely esteemed text in the Pali ..... and consummates the Dhammapada's picture of man perfected, the arahant.
     2  ~ 2014 jul 27palne of existence
     2  ~ 2014 jul 17buddhist publication societySelected Titles from the Buddhist Publication SocietyThe following titles from the Buddhist Publication Society are currently available on Access to Insight. Printed copies of these titles that are still in print may be ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 21the dhammapadaPreface. The Dhammapada is the best known and most widely esteemed text in the Pali Tipitaka, the sacred scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. The work is ...
     3  +3 2014 sep 13silaVirtue: sila - Access to InsightSila (virtue, moral conduct) is the cornerstone upon which the entire Noble Eightfold Path is built. The practice of sila is defined by the middle three factors of the ...
     3  -1 2014 sep 03buddhist word for peaceA Glossary of Pali and Buddhist Terms - Access to InsightThis glossary covers many of the Pali words and technical terms that you may come across ..... of a fire, it carries the connotations of stilling, cooling, and peace .
     3  +3 2014 aug 23buddha teaching on meditationBuddhist Meditation and Depth Psychology - Access to InsightThey illustrate the central theme of Buddhist teaching , the human mind. ... The Buddha is vaguely equated with God or Jesus, and meditation is suspected of ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 13eight fold pathThe Noble Eightfold Path : The Way to the End of SufferingPreface. The essence of the Buddha's teaching can be summed up in two principles: the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path . The first covers the ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 11things as they areThings as They Are : A Collection of Talks on the Training of the MindAs might be expected, they deal in part with issues particular to the life of Buddist ... yatha-bhuta-ñana-dassana — knowledge and vision of things as they are .
     3  -2 2014 jul 26taming of the mindTaming the Mind : Discourses of the Buddha - Access to InsightThe untamed mind is indeed a thing untractable. "Monks, I know not of any other thing so tractable as the tamed mind . The tamed mind is indeed a thing ...
     3  ~ 2014 jul 16loving kindness mettaThe Practice of Loving - Kindness ( Metta ): As Taught by the Buddha Metta ( loving - kindness ) is defined as follows: " Loving - kindness has the mode of friendliness for its characteristic. Its natural function is to promote friendliness.
     4  ~ 2014 sep 23boowa
     4  +1 2014 sep 18cetiyaGotamaka- cetiya Sutta: At Gotamaka Shrine - Access to InsightOn one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Vesali at Gotamaka Shrine. There he addressed the monks, "Monks!" "Yes, lord," the monks responded.
     4  +2 2014 sep 09mahaasi vipassanaSatipatthana Vipassana - Access to InsightThen, owing to the great demand of many branch meditation centers of the Mahasi Satipatthana Vipassana , as well as of the public, this discourse was ...
     4  +1 2014 sep 06guide to lifeA Simple Guide to Life - Access to InsightThe present essay attempts to fill that gap by providing exactly what its title offers: A Simple Guide to Life . For easy reference the essay has been divided into ...
     4  -2 2014 aug 29buddhism in myanmarBuddhism in Myanmar : A Short History - Access to InsightPreface. Myanmar , or Burma as the nation has been known throughout history, is one of the major countries following Theravada Buddhism . In recent years ...
     4  +3 2014 aug 22path to freedomA Path to Freedom : A Self-guided Tour of the Buddha's TeachingsThese pages invite you to explore some of the Buddha's basic teachings as they are presented in the Pali canon. Each page in this section contains a selection ...
     4  -1 2014 aug 22the path to freedom
     4  ~ 2014 aug 14happy married lifeA Happy Married Life : A Buddhist Perspective - Access to InsightIn Buddhism, one can find all the necessary advice which can help one to lead a happy married life . One should not neglect the advice given by the Enlightened ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 28training the mindStrength Training for the Mind - Access to InsightHe likened the mind's ability to beat down its most stubborn thoughts to that of a strong man beating down a weaker man. The agility of a well- trained mind , ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 16life is sufferingLife Isn't Just Suffering - Access to InsightYou've probably heard the rumor that " Life is suffering " is Buddhism's first principle, the Buddha's first noble truth. It's a rumor with good credentials, spread by ...
     5  +2 2014 aug 12modern day buddhasOne Foot in the World: Buddhist Approaches to Present - day ProblemsLife in the modern age has become particularly trying and problematic. ... useful to find a teaching of the Buddha which is relevant to our present - day problems.
     6  -1 2014 sep 16mind trainingBuddhism: A Method of Mind Training - Access to InsightBuddhism is a way of life based on the training of the mind . Its one ultimate aim is to show the way to complete liberation from suffering by the attainment of the ...
     6  -2 2014 sep 09death reflectionBuddhist Reflections on Death - Access to InsightI. To the average man death is by no means a pleasant subject or talk for discussion. It is something dismal and oppressive — a veritable kill-joy, a fit topic for a ...
     6  -1 2014 aug 30senses six mediaSalayatana-vibhanga Sutta: An Analysis of the Six Sense - mediaThe Blessed One said: "The six internal sense - media should be known. The six external sense - media should be known. The six classes of consciousness ...
     6  ~ 2014 aug 13the four noble truthsThe Four Noble Truths : A Study Guide - Access to InsightThe four noble truths are the most basic expression of the Buddha's teaching. As Ven. Sariputta once said, they encompass the entire teaching, just as the ...
     6  ~ 2014 jul 30breathing exercises meditationBasic Breath Meditation Instructions - Access to InsightThe technique I'll be teaching is breath meditation . It's a good topic no matter what your religious background. As my teacher once said, the breath doesn't ...
     6  -3 2014 jul 29there is no selfNo - self or Not- self ? - Access to InsightFirst, the idea of there being no self doesn't fit well with other Buddhist teachings, such as the doctrine of kamma and rebirth: If there's no self , what experiences ...
     6  +3 2014 jul 25stories about buddhaJataka Tales of the Buddha : Part I - Access to InsightAnathapindika raised his clasped hands to his forehead, praised the Buddha , and asked him to tell that story of the past. "In order to dispel the world's ignorance ...
     7  -2 2014 sep 10samathaOne Tool Among Many: The Place of Vipassana in Buddhist PracticeWhat exactly is vipassana? Almost any book on early Buddhist meditation will tell you that the Buddha taught two types of meditation: samatha and vipassana.
     7  +6 2014 aug 26what is non dualityDhamma and Non - duality - Access to InsightFor the Vedanta, non - duality (advaita) means the absence of an ultimate distinction between the Atman, the innermost self, and Brahman, the divine reality , the ...
     7  -2 2014 aug 15freedom from fearFreedom From Fear - Access to InsightWe fear ." His words have intrigued me ever since I first heard them. I've also been intrigued by the responses I get when I share his words with my friends.
     7  -3 2014 jul 29mindfulness of the bodyKayagata-sati Sutta: Mindfulness Immersed in the Bodythe extent to which mindfulness immersed in the body , when developed & pursued, is said by the Blessed One who knows, who sees — the worthy one, rightly ...
     8  -4 2014 sep 18bhikkhu bodhi's funds for booksAnguttara Nikaya: The Further-factored Discourses - Access to InsightFor example, the first nipata — the Book of the Ones — contains suttas concerning
     8  -5 2014 sep 17acrobat climberSedaka Sutta: The Bamboo Acrobat - Access to Insight"Okay, master" the assistant Medakathalika replied to the bamboo acrobat ; and climbing up the bamboo pole she stood on the master's shoulders. So then the ...
     8  ~ 2014 sep 05buddha anecdotesThe Elimination of Anger: With two stories retold from the Buddhist Thus the Buddha does not force the life of renunciation upon those who lack the spiritual capacity to embark upon the higher life. Therefore, one should follow ...
     8  -1 2014 aug 22practical insight meditationThe Progress of Insight : (Visuddhiñana-katha) - Access to InsightThe approach followed is that of "bare insight" (sukkha-vipassana) where, by ... by the student from the author's Practical Insight Meditation or the translator's ...
     8  -3 2014 aug 18purpose of meditationBuddhist Meditation - Access to InsightThe purpose of Buddhist meditation , therefore, is to gain more than an intellectual understanding of this truth, to liberate ourselves from the delusion and thereby ...
     8  -3 2014 aug 16buddhist meditation techniquesTherefore, we find in Buddhism a series of "mental exercises " or meditations ... Before discussing the techniques of meditation , it is important that we first define  ...
     9  +3 2014 sep 29riddle treeKimsuka Sutta: The Riddle Tree - Access to InsightA certain monk went to another monk and, on arrival, said to him, "To what extent, my friend, is a monk's vision said to be well-purified?" "When a monk discerns, ...
     9  +3 2014 sep 064 noble truths
     9  +2 2014 aug 23buddhist meditation toolsWhat exactly is vipassana? Almost any book on early Buddhist meditation will tell you that the Buddha taught two types of meditation : samatha and vipassana.
     9  ~ 2014 aug 16list of non returners(2) A later collection of analytical treatises based on lists of categories drawn from the teachings in the ... See its opposite, kusala. anāgāmī: Non - returner .
     9  ~ 2014 aug 14four noble truths
     9  -7 2014 aug 13buddhist social workThe Buddhist scriptures do indicate the general direction of Buddhist social thinking, and to that .... 1.4 Is not a Buddhist's prime task to work on him- or herself?
     9  ~ 2014 aug 09what is vipassanaWhat exactly is vipassana ? Almost any book on early Buddhist meditation will tell you that the Buddha taught two types of meditation: samatha and vipassana .
     9  -5 2014 jul 28walking meditation instructionsThe Benefits of Walking Meditation - Access to InsightAlthough it is not recorded in this sutta that the Buddha gave detailed and specific instructions for walking meditation , we believe that he must have given such ...
     9  ~ 2014 jul 17thypes of samatha meditation
     10  +3 2014 sep 12problem keeping the preceptsLay Buddhist Practice: The Shrine Room, Uposatha Day, Rains This is more a problem for Buddhists who have to acquire all their knowledge .... and as far as their circumstances allow make an effort to keep the precepts (sila)  ...
     10  -5 2014 sep 09the contemplative lifeSamaññaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Contemplative LifeThe Fruits of the Contemplative Life Sutra. This discourse is one of the masterpieces of the Pali Canon.
     10  -1 2014 aug 22benefits of earth kasinaAnguttara Nikaya: The Discourse Collection in Numerical OrderComy. says that these three are bases for their respective benefits .
     10  -3 2014 aug 08budhist web sri lanikaBuddhism in Sri Lanka : A Short History - Access to InsightThe present treatise, Buddhism in Sri Lanka : A Short History deals with the history of Buddhism in this island from the time of its introduction in 250 BCE in the ...
     10  -7 2014 jul 20buddhist monks thailandIndeed, without Buddhism, Thailand would not be what it is today. ..... Buddhist monks from various countries, such as Burma, Pegu (Lower Burma), Kambuja, ...
     11  +2 2014 oct 01reality of life buddhismAt the same time, curiosity drives us to find out about the facts of life , through peer ... Buddhism does not regard marriage as a religious duty nor as a sacrament ...
     11  -4 2014 sep 19realhomeOur Real Home : A Talk to an Aging Lay Disciple Approaching DeathNow determine in your mind to listen with respect to the Dhamma. During the time that I am speaking, be as attentive to my words as if it was the Lord Buddha ...
     11  -1 2014 sep 07emptinessEmptiness - Access to InsightEmptiness is a mode of perception, a way of looking at experience. It adds nothing to and takes nothing away from the raw data of physical and mental events.
     11  -1 2014 aug 18buddha getting enlightmentThe Seven Factors of Enlightenment - Access to InsightAn optimistic patient has more chance of getting well than a patient who is worried and ... Buddhism ( Buddha -dhamma) is the teaching of enlightenment .
     11  +1 2014 aug 16sri lankan historyThe present treatise, Buddhism in Sri Lanka : A Short History deals with the history of Buddhism in this island from the time of its introduction in 250 BCE in the ...
     11  +2 2014 aug 16what is renunciationRenunciation - Access to InsightI. The idea of renunciation has never been a particularly attractive one for most people, even when its importance as an ideal has been admitted. For much of the  ...
     11  -6 2014 jul 27meditation in buddhismThe object of Buddhist meditation , however, is none of these things. They arise as side-products, but not only are they not its goal, but they are hindrances which  ...
     12  -5 2014 sep 01how to stop sufferingThe Noble Eightfold Path: The Way to the End of SufferingThe path has to lead to a complete end of suffering , to an end of suffering in all its forms, and to a final end of suffering , to bring suffering to an irreversible stop .
     12  ~ 2014 jul 18the buddha brainAlthough generally regarded as a religion, Buddhism is basically a method of cultivating the mind . It is true that, with its monastic tradition and its emphasis on ...
     13  +88 2014 sep 22معنى effacementThe Simile of the Cloth & The Discourse on Effacement : Two For in the Bahuka River many people wash away the evil deeds they ..... 12) " Effacement " means the radical removal of detrimental qualities of mind.
     13  -1 2014 sep 12basic instructionsThe technique I'll be teaching is breath meditation. It's a good topic no matter what your religious background. As my teacher once said, the breath doesn't ...
     13  +11 2014 sep 09hitaHita Sutta: Benefit - Access to Insight"A monk endowed with five qualities practices both for his own benefit and for that of others. Which five? "There is the case where a monk is himself consummate ...
     13  -1 2014 sep 05buddhist monks womanThe Position of Women in Buddhism - Access to InsightBell continues, "And the solid fact remains that in Buddhist countries women hold ... ( Monks ), Bhikkhunis (Nuns), laymen and laywomen so that the women were ...
     13  -4 2014 aug 17history of sri lanka
     13  -1 2014 aug 15sri lanka history
     13  +8 2014 aug 01what is nondualityDhamma and Non-duality - Access to InsightFor the Vedanta, non-duality (advaita) means the absence of an ultimate distinction between the Atman, the innermost self, and Brahman, the divine reality , the ...
     14  +87 2014 sep 11previous chapterDhammatthavagga: The Just - Access to InsightPrevious chapter · Next chapter →. 256. Not by passing arbitrary judgments does a man become just; a wise man is he who investigates both right and wrong.
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