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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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The Three Characteristics of Existence
Severing the bonds of ignorance and delusion
Uploaded 2 Sep 2021
On Right Intention
Exploring the roots and motives of our mental actions
Uploaded 2 Aug 2021
Understanding the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path
Walking the Middle Way of the Buddha
Uploaded 19 Jul 2021
Echoes of Peace from the Hipster 50s and 60s
A prayer for peace, compassion, and wisdom
Uploaded 15 Jun 2021
Forms of Meditative Mindfulness
Deepening the practice of contemplation
Uploaded 13 May 2021
On the Practice of Right Mindfulness
Avoiding the hindrances of ignorance and delusion
Uploaded 19 Apr 2021
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
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