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mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby Gena1480 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:04 pm

can some one help me find a book
on mundane teaching of the Buddha.
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Re: mundane teaching of the Buddha

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:26 pm

You may need to clarify your question. The Buddha's teaching is for the purpose of transcending worldly things so it is supramundane.

Do you mean elementary or basic teachings, or do you really mean teachings about worldly matters (mundane teachings)?

If you mean the former, then see the sticky thread in this forum — Introductory Resources
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Re: mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby polarbuddha101 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:31 pm

I don't know about a book on mundane buddhist teachings but there is a great thread on here about suttas for the householder which definitely has some stuff that could be considered mundane such as how to spend money wisely.

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"I don't envision a single thing that, when developed & cultivated, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when developed & cultivated, leads to great benefit."

"I don't envision a single thing that, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about such suffering & stress as the mind. The mind, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about suffering & stress."
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Re: mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby Gena1480 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:44 pm

Venerable Bhikkhu Pesala
i mean mundane views
like there is mother and father and there spontaneously born beings, there is action and result of action.
before you enter the noble 8 fold path.
there is two types of right view is that right?
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Re: mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:21 pm

Mundane right view is explained here: The Four Types of Buddhists.
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Re: mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby Gena1480 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:56 pm

Thank you
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Re: mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby SarathW » Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:30 am

Perhaps this may help you as well.

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Re: mundane teaching fo the Buddha

Postby Gena1480 » Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:19 pm

Venerable Bhikkhu Pesala

what does understanding

seven aspects of the five aggregates mean?
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