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2019 Celebration of the Buddha's Birthday

By monkds | May 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Overview of Buddhist Meditation

By monkds | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this post, we are going to look at the general outline of Buddhist practice. The outline will show the overarching structure, process, and principle of Buddhist meditation, by which …

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How to Sit for Meditation

By monkds | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

“After the meal, when I have returned from the alms round, I enter a grove. I collect some grass or leaves that I find there into a pile and then …

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How was the Buddha able to obtain enlightenment after his going forth?

By monkds | January 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is the passage for our gathering today. “Thus Uddaka Rāmaputta, my companion in the holy life, placed me in the position of a teacher and accorded me the highest …

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Gotama Siddhartha – A prince born of a silver spoon near the Himalaya mountains.

By monkds | January 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The passage for Today’s talk is from Majjhima Nikaya as thus. “ I had three palaces, one for the rainy season, one for the winter, and one for the summer. …

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Refuge in the Sangha: The faith in the people as the evidence that enlightenment is real.

By monkds | January 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The passage for Today’s talk is from Anguttara Nikaya. “He acquires unwavering confidence in the Sangha thus: ‘The Sangha of the Blessed One’s disciples is practising the good way, practising …

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Refuge in the Dhamma – The faith in the cosmic truth open to us.

By monkds | January 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The passage for today’s gathering is from Majjima Nikaya 26.Ariyapariyesana Sutta. “I considered: ‘This Dhamma that I have attained is profound, hard to see and hard to understand, peaceful and …

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Notice for Yoga Class Cancellation

By monkds | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yoga Class cancellation Due to other schedules, we have to cancel yoga class on those days indicated below. Sorry for inconvenience.  9 of January, Wednessday 7pm, Yoga class.  2 of …

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Refuge in the Buddha – Faith in limitless possibility within us.

By monkds | December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

“When a bhikkhu has known that covetousness and unrighteous greed is an imperfection that defiles the mind and has abandoned it; when a bhikkhu has known that ill will…negligence is …

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"Be no-self rather than be yourself"

By monkds | December 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Cunda, as to those various views that arise in the world associated either with doctrines of a self or with doctrines about the world: if [the object] in relation to …

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