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‘Buddhadhamma’ Complete

After 17 years of work, the book has finally been published. For those of you who wish to acquire a copy of this first edition, please contact the Buddhadhamma Foundation at buddhadhammafoundationthai1987@gmail.com. A second printing will be done soon, with thinner … Continue reading

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Bliss

A description of the five kinds of bliss encountered in meditation. Continue reading

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 16

A chapter from Sathienpong Wanapok’s book ‘Life in the Saffron Forest’ on the Royal Park Pali examinations for monks and novices. Continue reading

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Nature & Society

A complete spiritual development involves an interaction with and an understanding of both nature and society, because people are shaped and influenced both by natural and social forces. Such development is nourished by society and by nature, bringing about prosperity … Continue reading

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Focused Attention & Investigation as Paths to Success

A description by Venerable Phra Payutto of the final two factors of the Paths to Success (iddhipāda), namely, focused attention (citta) and investigation (vimamsa). Continue reading

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A Buddhist Perspective on Guilt

A passage from ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the Buddhist perspective on guilt and how it is a form of suffering distinctive to virtuous people. Continue reading

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The Buddhist Concept of Faith

A passage from Ven. Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the Buddhist outlook of faith and confidence. Continue reading

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The Beehive Buddha

A story by Khun Paisahn Sanchai about the ‘Beehive Buddha’ – the Phra Jao Nang Gone in Hang Dong, Chiang Mai. Continue reading

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The Buddhist Outlook on Hope

An excerpt from Ven. Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the Buddhist perspective on hope and on how arahants have transcended hope. Continue reading

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The Golden Bough

A book review about James Frazer’s ‘The Golden Bough’ and the related subject of the Buddha’s realization of the Dhamma. Continue reading

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