Khuddaka Nikaya

Khuddaka Nikaya

Khuddaka Nikaya Translations and annotations by Piya Tan   Dhammapada (DhA) DhA 13.10 Asadisadana Vatthu The Joy of Giving Jataka (J) J 424 Aditta Jataka What is given is well saved. Iti Vuttaka (It) It 3.3.4 Santatara Sutta Cessation of feeling and perception is more peaceful. than the formless state It 3.5.2 Jivika Sutta The true purpose of the spiritual life

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Anguttara Nikaya

Anguttara Nikaya

 Anguttara Nikaya   The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha  translated with notes by Piya Tan (c) 2009   A 1.2 Nivarana Pahana Vagga (The five emntal hindrances: causes and ending) A 1.6.3-6 Culacchara Sutta The efficacy of lovingkindness A 2.9 Hiri Ottappa Sutta The Two World Protectors: Moral Shame & Moral Fear. [see A 10.76 below] A 3.9 Pasenadi Yanna

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Majjhima Nikaya

Majjhima Nikaya

Majjhima Nikaya The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha (A Living Word of the Buddha project) by Piya Tan (c)2009   M 1 Mulapariyaya Sutta (The true nature of “final states” and concepts) [M 1] J 245 Mulapariyaya Jataka (How conceit prevents awakening) M 2 Sabbasava Sutta (FULL ver with notes & sutta: 26 pages) (Methods of overcoming our defilements) M 2

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The Foundations of Mindfulness

The Foundations of Mindfulness

Satipatthana Sutta: The Foundations of Mindfulness translated from the Pali by Nyanasatta Thera © 1994 Alternate translations: Soma | Thanissaro Alternate format: Thus have I heard. At one time the Blessed One was living among the Kurus, at Kammasadamma, a market town of the Kuru people. There the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhu thus: “Monks,” and they replied to him,

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The Six Perfections

The Six Perfections

The Six Perfections Triratna Buddhist Community Over View 1. Generosity or Charity 2. Ethics 3. Patience 4. Joyous effort 5. Meditation 6. Wisdom 1. Perfection of Generosity or Charity The practice of generosity or charity means a sincere wish or desire to give to others without holding any expectations of personal gain or feelings of stinginess. When one engages in

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