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About the Essays category (1)
Top Ten Suttas (and ten more to read as well) ( 2 ) (24)
The original Alu Vihara manuscript does not exist (14)
Dependent Origination-Another Perspective (4)
The meaning of paṇḍaka in light of the Vedic and Jain scriptures ( 2 ) (36)
The politics of the Buddha’s genitals ( 2 3 ) (48)
The Perfection of Wisdom is Humor ( 2 ) (27)
A tangled interpretation (11)
SN1.20 Samiddhi: The Dharma is right here and now, by Piya Tan (2)
Harbingers—How to read about the end of the world (17)
Bhikkhunis can reordain (8)
Samādhi is both a gathering and a fire ( 2 3 ) (41)
Comparing AN.7.68 to Its Chinese Parallels (19)
Faith-Follower & Dhamma-Follower ( 2 ) (33)
The fourfold restraint of the Jains (DN2 , MN56) ( 2 ) (27)
Why the Mahāsaṅghika is not the earliest Vinaya (16)
Food and Insight by Ven. Analayo (18)
Soreyya/ā’s double sex change: on gender relevance and Buddhist values (1)
On crooked things. Oh, and sex ( 2 ) (38)
On not-self, existence, and ontological strategies ( 2 3 4 5 6 ) (104)
Equanimity and mindfulness in the fourth jhana ( 2 ) (22)
Was there a conflict between scholars and meditators? ( 2 3 4 5 ) (88)
On the meaning of yoniso ( 2 3 4 5 ) (81)
The Overlooked Allowances in Vinaya (1)
The ordination of bhikkhunīs: from Trojan horse to St. Bernard dog ( 2 3 ) (59)
Changing Genders, Changing Buddhists ( 2 3 4 5 6 ) (102)
Eka = One: On the unreasonable effectiveness of consistency in sutta translation (7)
Pāli Rhetoric in Translation (2)
Interviews with Australian Sangha - from 2012 (9)
MN100 Saṅgārava: Do gods exist? by Piya Tan (2)