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Bhavatu Sabba Mangalam

A note from Kelly about her experience at the Dhamma Siri Southwest Vipassana Meditation Center:

May all beings be happy.

This was chanted often throughout the course in Pali, the ancient language of Siddhartha Guatama, Buddha, after which many students replied with the chant of “Sadhu, Sadhu, Sadhu,” meaning “Well said.”

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Spiritual Body

Not Taking What Is Not Given | Abhaya-cariya

I undertake the training rule to refrain from taking that which is not given.

The training rule to refrain from taking that which is not given can be understood simply as refraining from theft and stealing but, if we pay close attention to the wording of the precept, we see that there are other possible interpretations which require a much more careful approach.

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Sleep Eludes Me & About Goenka

I’ll attempt to write. I think I’ll write about my experience at the Dhamma Siri Southwest Vipassana Meditation Center.

In summary: I feel this course has enraptured, benefitted and connected thousands of people while furthering their pursuit of meditation but I feel it was designed to inspire awe and donations, which is intrinsically antithetic to meditating.

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Abhidhammattha-Sangaha 1.1.1

Abhidhammattha-Sangaha
A Manual of Abhidhamma

namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammasambuddhassa

Honor to him, the Blessed One;
the Worthy One, the Fully-enlightened One.

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Buddhism

A Commitment to Relieving Suffering - Abhaya-cariya

I undertake the training rule to relieve the suffering of others in whatever ways I can.

The third voluntary precept that I’ve taken on is intended to bring the essence of karuna…

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Abhidhamma—Two Methods

Commentator Acariya Buddhaghosa defines Abhidhamma as a teaching “that surpasses and is distinguished from the Dhamma” (dhammatireka-dhammavisesa). The prefix abhi- has the sense of preponderance and distinction, and dhamma is Buddha-speak for the teaching of the Suttas. 759 more words

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