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Professor David Dale Holmes taught English and World Literature and Creative Writing for the University of Maryland, Munich Campus, European Division, from 1966–92, after which he moved to Asia to lecture at Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University, and later at the World Buddhist University in Bangkok. From 1986–92, he traveled yearly between Munich, Germany, and Kandy, Sri Lanka, to study under Venerable Nyanaponika and Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi. Here he became familiar with the body of literature disseminated by the Buddhist Publication Society, and later assisted in editing the BPS Wheel Series to make it available online for free download.


 

Theravada Teachings is published monthly.

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A Short History of the Buddhist Publication Society
Sharing the treasures of the Pali Canon
Uploaded 15 Mar 2021
On Right Intention and Right Action
Eradicating the root of craving and the causes of suffering
Uploaded 16 Feb 2021
Bare Awareness or Bare Attention
Deepening our understanding of meditative practices
Uploaded 18 Jan 2021
On Cultivating Loving-Kindness
Cultivating metta to overcome harmful mental habits
Uploaded 17 Dec 2020
Training the Mind Through Insight
The healing power of insight meditation
Uploaded 12 Nov 2020
Humanity’s Place in the Cosmos
On human potential and rebirth
Uploaded 7 Oct 2020
Buddhism and Economics
On sustainability, compassion, and interdependence
Uploaded 16 Sep 2020
Seeing Non-self
Extracts from the Samyutta Nikaya
Uploaded 17 Aug 2020
Approaching <I>Nibbana</I>
On the attainment of release from mental intoxicants
Uploaded 20 Jul 2020
The Gift of Giving: <i>Dana</i> in the Pali Canon
The beginning of the path to liberation
Uploaded 10 Jun 2020
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