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Concerning Right Effort
On the sixth practice of the Noble Eightfold Path
Uploaded 12 May 2017
Concerning Right Action and Right Livelihood
Reaching understanding on the path to wisdom
Uploaded 7 Apr 2017
Concerning Right Speech
The path to providing wisdom, healing division, and creating peace
Uploaded 17 Mar 2017
Baby Steps on the Path of Purity
Introducing a new column on the teachings of Theravada Buddhism
Uploaded 17 Feb 2017
Buddhist Perspectives on Sustainable Economic Development
Buddhism versus the market economy
Uploaded 11 Nov 2016
The Buddhist Publication Society of Sri Lanka
The city of Kandy is the cultural stronghold of Sri Lanka. It preserves its identity and the cultural aspects of Theravada Buddhism that have influenced millions. Reviving Theravada Buddhism and stren
Uploaded 9 Jul 2014
Significance of Nature in Buddhism
  Editorial Note: Ven. Priya Rakkhit is a young Theravāda monk from the Chittagong Plain, Bangladesh. He is presently in Hong Kong pursuing Buddhist studies at the Centre of Buddhi
Uploaded 7 Feb 2014
The Mind and its Mental Factors
Materialists claim that the physical world, which can be touched and measured, is the only reality that exists. But Buddhism sees the physical world as merely illusions arisen from creations of the mi
Uploaded 12 Oct 2013
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Meditation
The practice of mindful meditation can provide a great host of benefits to anyone that actively pursues it, especially in a modern world full of enhanced stresses and defilements that so often remove
Uploaded 12 Jul 2013
Buddhist psychology and mental cultivation: The Noble Eightfold Path and the blissful state
1. Introduction Through intellectual, moral and spiritual perfection, the Noble Eightfold path leads to happiness, peace and freedom. It is the path that begins with moral conduct and leads to
Uploaded 11 Jul 2013
Inter-relation between self-cultivation and social Service in Theravada Buddhism
Introduction   Theravᾱda Buddhism is widely recognized as a religion emphasizing personal salvation without any regard for social welfare. Therefore, it is named as the Hinayᾱna, which means a self-
Uploaded 11 May 2013
How Should a Criminal Be Treated? (A Buddhist Response)
Introduction   There are some satisfactory definitions of ‘crime’ and ‘criminal'. But the question of ‘what is a crime ?’ has baffled thinkers on ethics for centur
Uploaded 26 Apr 2013
Language and Reality
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 6, December 2007.IntroductionAccording to Abhidhamma, if one does not apprehend the true nature of language , th
Uploaded 19 Apr 2013
Discernment of the Treasure of Abhidhamma
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 6, December 2007. Introduction The intricate, abstract, highly technical  data and information of mātikā̄s (doct
Uploaded 19 Apr 2013
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