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Our first dhamma discussion for this year started with the topic “The Analysis of Truths” on 19 February 2019 (Tuesday night) at our centre. The sutta referenced was Saccavibhanga Sutta (MN 141).
In our discussion on Truth, we questioned ourselves on our own understanding of Truth, what
So far in our sutta discussion, we have done:
These complete the Noble Eightfold Path
Below is a link to a write-up and summary of our sutta discussions on Dana (generosity).
If you have missed our first topic of discussion on Sadha (faith or conviction), here is a summary too.
Our next topic of discussion will be on Sila (moral conduct or virtues).
You may have heard that you should be mindful all the time, whether you are at home or in the office, or on the bus or in your car or in somebody else’s car, etc. You may interpret this advice to mean that you should keep your mind focused all the time on your breath. While driving, if you simply
Samma Samadhi (Right Concentration) by Dr Diong Kok Hui
“´This Dhamma is for one with samádhi, not for one without samádhi.´ So it was said. For what reason was this said? Here a monk enters and abides in the first jhána … second jhána … third jhána … fourth jhána.” AN 8.30
ILLINOIS, Aug 9 — How to be healthy? Exercise, eat your vegetables, and refrain from telling little white lies, according to a new study.
In early findings from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, US, researchers studied 110 participants who were told to stop telling either major or minor lies
Recently, we ran a 4 sessions mindfulness meditation workshop with our SLBS teens. Each session was conducted in 1 hour during the Sunday Dhamma class for 4 consecutive Sundays.
The focus was on mindfulness of the body, feelings and thoughts.
Below is a short write up (about 19 pages) on what we did
The very IMPORTANT aspect of Buddhist Precepts is that it offers ethics without a divine imperative, this radically differs from the usual spiritual/secular dichotomy.
What is Ethically wrong is also religiously Wrong, eg It is wrong to KILL and even Killing to make an offering is also Wrong! There
I once set out to get rid of my self.
My self was causing all sorts of problems, or so I thought.
It was seeking.
It was suffering.
Telling stories of self-importance.
My sole interest was to be rid of this pesky self. All happiness would come to me, once I was rid of this damn thing, or so I thought.