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About the Essays category (1)
Buddhist Cosmology ( 2 3 4 5 6 ) (109)
The ordination of bhikkhunīs: from Trojan horse to St. Bernard dog ( 2 3 4 ) (61)
A Less Traveled Path: Meditation and Textual Practice in the Saddharmasmrtyupasthana(sutra) (2)
Toward Referencing Anālayo (14)
Buddhist Nuns’ Ordination in the Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya Tradition (3)
Please Stop! ( 2 3 4 5 ) (86)
Yinshun's Reconstruction of the Chinese Samyukta Agama (7)
Akincano's "Hedonic Hotspots" paper which argues that Vedana is best translated as "Hedonic Tone" (3)
The Mahavastu and the Vinayapitaka (1)
Bhikkhave and Bhikkhu as Gender-inclusive Terminology in Early Buddhist Texts (5)
Embryo development and the arrival of gandhabba ( 2 3 ) (53)
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)
On one sentence of the Kaccāna Sutta ( 2 ) (39)
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)