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Phassa

by Ven. Akiñcano cakkhuñca paṭicca rūpe ca uppajjati cakkhuviññāṇaṃ. tiṇṇaṃ saṅgati phasso. phassapaccayā vedanā. In dependence on the eye and forms, eye-consciousness arises. The meeting of the three is contact. With…
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Satipaṭṭhāna – setting up mindfulness

by Ven. Akiñcano ekāyano ayaṃ, bhikkhave, maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā, sokaparidevānaṃ samatikkamāya, dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya, ñāyassa adhigamāya, nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā. Bhikkhus, this is the one-way path for the purification of beings,…
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Citta

by Ven. Akiñcano 1. citta — the mind The Pali word “samādhi” is usually translated as “concentration”. This is well and good—for as long as one knows what one is designating…
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Dhamma talks given by Ven. N. Nyanamoli Thera

The Audio Dhamma talks given by Nyanamoli Bhikkhu are now available on https://nyanamolibhikkhu.wordpress.com/ For the Dhamma texts please click on the following link for more information, https://pathpress.wordpress.com/nyanamoli/ Bellow are the…
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Bhava – the limits of Heidegger’s study of being

by Ven. Akiñcano The world “‘loko, loko’ti, bhante, vuccati. kittāvatā nu kho, bhante, lokoti vuccatī”ti? Venerable sir, it is said ‘the world, the world.’ In what way, venerable sir, is…
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The Wit and Wisdom of Ven Nanavira Thera

Speech for the Opening of a Monument in Bundala, Sri Lanka, Friday 26th February 2016, by Michael Rae (Path Press Board Member) - Ven Nanavira was nothing if not a very serious…
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Thoughts about Ven. Nyanasumana

Speech by Steven Ganci during the Ven. Nyanavira Thera Memorial Day, Bundala, Sri Lanka, 26th February 2016. Well, it's a great pleasure to be here with all of you today…
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Introduction to Nanavira Thera and his approach to Buddhist practice

by Michael Rae Nanavira makes it clear at the start of Notes on Dhamma for whom the book is written and to whom it might appeal. This is the person…
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