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The US Election and the Vajjians
On the growing need for mutual respect and harmony
Uploaded 2 Dec 2016
The 2,600th Anniversary of the Global Bhikkhuni Sangha and Fourfold Sangha of the Buddha
Witnessing the revival of the female monasticism in the Buddhist world
Uploaded 9 Sep 2016
Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project: The First Buddhist Nunnery in the UK
A milestone for female monasticism in Britain
Uploaded 5 Aug 2016
Banning Ajahn Brahm’s speech on nuns was a spectacular own-goal
All religious traditions claim to exert moral and spiritual authority. Most of the great world faiths also like to believe they are aligned with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United N
Uploaded 30 May 2014
Did the Buddha go to Myanmar? On the Trail of Old Folk Tales
Weaving the Buddha into the Burmese identity Legends are what fill the uncertain space between history and fiction. Some of the most popular legends tell where historical figures might have gone: did
Uploaded 8 May 2014
Ordination in the Theravada Tradition: Ordination During the Time of the Buddha
  In this series, Jnan explores the practice of ordination within the Theravada tradition by a close examination of the Pali Canon. His first article discusses ordination during the Bu
Uploaded 14 Apr 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
Thriving Buddhist Communities in Bangladesh: Part Three
Editor’s note: Jnan Nanda completed his BA Hons from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and his MA from the University of Hong Kong where he presently teaches Reading in Buddhist Sanskrit
Uploaded 31 Dec 2013
<i>Anthology of a Noble One</i> illuminates the life of a 20th century Burmese arahant
If you have practiced meditation at one of the world’s many Goenka Vipassana centers, then you have likely heard the name Sayagyi U Ba Khin, about whom the late Goenka, in his nightly discourses, rela
Uploaded 16 Dec 2013
The ‘Six Pāramitās’: Spiritual Friend of a Bodhisattva
Like committing oneself to a vow, the pāramitā-s (Pāli: pāramī) are another most important aspect constituting the bodhisattva path in the Mahāyāna tradition. A bodhisattva begins his journey by takin
Uploaded 1 Dec 2013
The Significance of the Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony
The practice of rains-retreat
Uploaded 1 Nov 2013
Kākkāpalliye Anuruddha Nāyaka Mahāthera Remembered
The first time that I met the most Venerable Professor Kākkāpalliye Anuruddha was at the 2010 Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) orientation day at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) (1). It was also the
Uploaded 4 Oct 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
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
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