Theravāda in the 21st century - modern applications of ancient wisdom
One of my favorites!
Death - The Ultimate Test, Ven. Ajaan Tippakorn Sukhito
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This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog - Some Suttas Translated.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."
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Watching a documentary on Chinese hermit monks this evening:
"What holds attention determines action." - William James
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Great thread! This was particularly moving for me:
Finding True Refuge - Ven. Pannavati Bhikkhuni
“The unawakened mind tends to make war against the way things are. To follow a path with heart, we must understand the whole process of making war within ourselves and without, how it begins and how it ends."
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and the following 2 parts.
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This is a favorite of mine that i rediscovered recently. Some great stuff here imo but if this is a theravadan only party, mods, feel free to delete it and no hard feelings.
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to
the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his
-- H.L. Mencken, "Minority Report"
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Ajahn Sumedho - Reflecting on the conditioning process (Part 1 of 2)
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saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
James the Giant
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