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About the Essays category 1 July 23, 2014
Parallels to the Cūḷavedalla Sutta (MN44) 1 March 28, 2020
Middle way vs. middle way of practice 23 March 27, 2020
The jhanas in the Kāyagatāsati Sutta 20 March 26, 2020
A History of Mindfulness 7 March 23, 2020
On not-self, existence, and ontological strategies 105 March 18, 2020
On the meaning of yoniso 82 March 16, 2020
On being put in heaven or hell 9 March 3, 2020
On padesarāja as a late-ish term 4 March 2, 2020
Correct Pāli pronunciation differentiating 'long' and 'short' (vowels and syllables) 15 February 28, 2020
On the name Itivuttaka and some stock phrases 12 February 25, 2020
Buddhist Cosmology 111 February 25, 2020
Top Ten Suttas (and ten more to read as well) 26 February 25, 2020
Ekodi is a curiously obscure term: does it mean “web”? 19 February 19, 2020
Translating Vitarka and Vicāra to and from Chinese 17 February 18, 2020
All Along the Watchtower: A Buddhist Reading 2 February 14, 2020
Towards Modern English Translation 7 February 14, 2020
Understanding the Essence of Dependent Origination by Ajahn Brahmali 7 February 12, 2020
The Perfection of Wisdom is Humor 28 February 8, 2020
No Self-Soul-Ego-Atman-Atta-I (Ven. Nanananda and Ven. Buddhadasa) 5 February 9, 2020
The meaning of paṇḍaka in light of the Vedic and Jain scriptures 38 February 6, 2020
Dependent origination by Ajahn Brahmali 11 February 4, 2020
AN2.24-5 Bāla 4-5: Two types of religious language, by Piya Tan 2 February 1, 2020
Johannes Bronkhorst (2019): "What can we learn from Musīla and Nārada?" 2 January 30, 2020
DN33 Saṅgīti: Text, translation, and comments by Dion Peoples 8 January 29, 2020
Bhante Dhammika: If there is no self, soul, or spirit what passes from one life to the next? 3 January 26, 2020
Eisel Mazard: The Death of Pali 19 January 24, 2020
Tradition and Adaptation: Translating Indic Buddhist Texts into Modern Chinese 2 January 16, 2020
'Kāya' and 'body' in context 32 January 12, 2020
Mother Earth 20 December 24, 2019