A detailed look at the arguments for and against the revival of bhikkhunī ordination in the Theravada tradition.
Archive | September, 2014
Chasing after worldly possessions, success, wealth, or fame never brings satisfaction or lasting happiness.
A book group shares reflections and how they have applied the teachings from the book Living with an Open Heart.
It is essential to accumulate merit and wisdom to progress on the spiritual path, and how self-criticism becomes a hindrance in this process.
Denial of reality limits our potential and also obscures our understanding of how dependent arising functions.
How holding onto to negative thoughts and feelings damages and destroys our relationships with others.
Pithy instructions from the masters on how to meditate on emptiness.
The three mental non-virtues: coveting, malice and wrong views. The results of each of the ten non-virtues and what determines the strength of a karmic action.
Refuting the views of non-Buddhist schools. Cultivating compassion for those with wrong views.
The seven-point cause-and-effect Instruction and exchanging self and others in order to generate the wish to become a buddha for the benefit of others.