Ven. Ñānadīpa Mahāthera

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“Meanings” by Ven. Nyanamoli still available

Through generous donations it is possible to make this book available for €5,- plus actual shipping costs (incl. Track-&-trace) only! Belgium: €5 + €8 (postage & packing) = €13,- Other…
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Attha / yoni

by Ven. Akiñcano I. tasmā hi paṇḍito poso, sampassaṃ atthamattano. yoniso vicine dhammaṃ, evaṃ tattha visujjhati. MN 143 How are we to translate these lines of poetry into English? First…
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Peripheral Awareness

by Ajahn Nyanamoli Thero Mindfulness done correctly is when the mind is anchored in something. That something must be a thing that is not directly attended to, but instead, has…
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Series of Talks on “Notes on Dhamma”

 New Series of Talks on Ven. Nanavira Thera's “Notes on Dhamma” will be posted on YouTube at the link below. Bhante Nanamoli is clarifying each individual Note and responding to…
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Kāyagatā sati – Mindfulness of the body

by Ven. Akiñcano The Buddha tells us that there is one thing which, when developed, leads to the following: great existential dread (AN 1:576)1 great benefit (AN 1:577) great safety…
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Kāmā

by Ven. Akiñcano “dujjānaṃ kho etaṃ, kaccāna, tayā aññadiṭṭhikena aññakhantikena aññarucikena aññatrayogena aññatrācariyakena—kāmā vā kāmasukhaṃ vā... This is difficult to understand, Kaccāna, for you with another view, with another belief,…
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Kammaṭṭhāna

by Ven. Akiñcano The word kammaṭṭhāna is usually translated as “meditation object” and it plays a central role in the Visuddhimagga, Burmese-style meditation systems, the Thai Forest tradition, and in…
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