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About the Essays category (1)
Bhikkhave and Bhikkhu as Gender-inclusive Terminology in Early Buddhist Texts (5)
Embryo development and the arrival of gandhabba ( 2 3 ) (53)
Akincano's "Hedonic Hotspots" paper which argues that Vedana is best translated as "Hedonic Tone" (2)
K.L Dhammajoti (2008). The Sixteen-mode Mindfulness of Breathing (2)
On sages and silence and weighing, and thinking (6)
Buddhist controversial figures: Thullanandā - a comparative study (2)
The Bodhisatta's Practice of Breath Retention - a comparitive study (8)
"Too ascetic" or "too indulgent" (2)
Samādhi is both a gathering and a fire ( 2 3 ) (43)
The salvation of Ajātaśatru - a comparative study (4)
Dhammapada verses 179-180, on tracks and traces (1)
What the Buddha said to Ānanda about women: some textual issues (16)
On the very idea of a critical edition of the Pali Canon ( 2 ) (28)
The politics of the Buddha’s genitals ( 2 3 ) (55)
What is myth and why does it matter? (1)
On miracles and demonstrations (9)
Toward Referencing Anālayo (12)
On one sentence of the Kaccāna Sutta ( 2 ) (39)
Please Stop! ( 2 3 4 5 ) (82)
Top Ten Suttas (and ten more to read as well) ( 2 ) (24)
The original Alu Vihara manuscript does not exist (10)
Dependent Origination-Another Perspective (4)
The meaning of paṇḍaka in light of the Vedic and Jain scriptures ( 2 ) (36)
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)
Comparing AN.7.68 to Its Chinese Parallels (19)