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About the Essays category (1)
Translating Vitarka and Vicāra to and from Chinese (16)
All Along the Watchtower: A Buddhist Reading (2)
Towards Modern English Translation (7)
Understanding the Essence of Dependent Origination by Ajahn Brahmali (7)
Ekodi is a curiously obscure term: does it mean “web”? (18)
The Perfection of Wisdom is Humor ( 2 ) (28)
Correct Pāli pronunciation differentiating 'long' and 'short' (vowels and syllables) (14)
No Self-Soul-Ego-Atman-Atta-I (Ven. Nanananda and Ven. Buddhadasa) (5)
The meaning of paṇḍaka in light of the Vedic and Jain scriptures ( 2 ) (38)
Dependent origination by Ajahn Brahmali (11)
AN2.24-5 Bāla 4-5: Two types of religious language, by Piya Tan (2)
Johannes Bronkhorst (2019): "What can we learn from Musīla and Nārada?" (2)
DN33 Saṅgīti: Text, translation, and comments by Dion Peoples (8)
Bhante Dhammika: If there is no self, soul, or spirit what passes from one life to the next? (3)
Eisel Mazard: The Death of Pali (19)
Tradition and Adaptation: Translating Indic Buddhist Texts into Modern Chinese (2)
'Kāya' and 'body' in context ( 2 ) (32)
The ordination of bhikkhunīs: from Trojan horse to St. Bernard dog ( 2 3 4 ) (69)
Mother Earth (20)
What is myth and why does it matter? ( 2 ) (30)
Toward Referencing Anālayo (19)
Hierarchies ( 2 ) (38)
Interdependence ( 2 ) (27)
Gradualist Sentiocentrism (5)
Happiness is slippery (17)
The path the awakened one had walked (1)
The Mahavastu and the Vinayapitaka (4)
Spontaneous generation and four kinds of reproduction (1)
A Less Traveled Path: Meditation and Textual Practice in the Saddharmasmrtyupasthana(sutra) (3)