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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
Modern Education and the Future of Buddhism: An Interview with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche is a well-known teacher in the Vajrayana tradition of Buddhism.
Uploaded 9 Jan 2015
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
Victimless Crimes – A Buddhist Response
Editor's note: This article was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 12, June 2009.A crime is usually understood as the infringement of an established system of law of a commun
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
The Buddhist Tradition of Sri Lanka: the Dhamma and the Sangha - a Historical Survey
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 1, October 2006. In which sense can we speak of a characteristically Sri Lankan Buddhist tradition? In answering
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
In the Footprints of the Saints: Diary of a Pilgrim’s Inner and Outer Journeys in Sri Lanka
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 1, October 2006.        How joyful to look upon the Awakened  And to keep company with the wise. Follow the shi
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
“No Chicken Soup for the Soul”: Terrorism, Social Issues, Manila, and Buddhism
Based in Hong Kong, Leung Man Tao is a respected commentator on a vast spectrum of social issues in China. After converting to Theravada Buddhism, he remarked: “Buddhism is not Chicken Soup for the So
Uploaded 1 Jun 2010
On the Five Constant Contemplations
The chief purpose of the Buddha’s Teaching is to help worldly people lead a better, meaningful, happy and blissful life. It is, of course, one of the natural instincts of people (beings) that th
Uploaded 20 Dec 2009
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