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The ordination of bhikkhunīs: from Trojan horse to St. Bernard dog 69 January 3, 2020
What is myth and why does it matter? 30 January 1, 2020
Toward Referencing Anālayo 19 December 27, 2019
Hierarchies 38 December 26, 2019
Interdependence 27 December 17, 2019
Gradualist Sentiocentrism 5 December 12, 2019
Happiness is slippery 17 December 9, 2019
The path the awakened one had walked 1 February 24, 2019
The Mahavastu and the Vinayapitaka 4 December 6, 2019
Spontaneous generation and four kinds of reproduction 1 December 5, 2019
A Less Traveled Path: Meditation and Textual Practice in the Saddharmasmrtyupasthana(sutra) 3 December 2, 2019
Buddhist Nuns’ Ordination in the Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya Tradition 3 October 28, 2019
Please Stop! 86 October 27, 2019
Yinshun's Reconstruction of the Chinese Samyukta Agama 7 October 26, 2019
Akincano's "Hedonic Hotspots" paper which argues that Vedana is best translated as "Hedonic Tone" 3 October 24, 2019
Bhikkhave and Bhikkhu as Gender-inclusive Terminology in Early Buddhist Texts 5 October 13, 2019
Embryo development and the arrival of gandhabba 53 September 30, 2019
K.L Dhammajoti (2008). The Sixteen-mode Mindfulness of Breathing 2 September 19, 2019
On sages and silence and weighing, and thinking 6 September 8, 2019
Buddhist controversial figures: Thullanandā - a comparative study 2 September 6, 2019
The Bodhisatta's Practice of Breath Retention - a comparitive study 8 September 5, 2019
"Too ascetic" or "too indulgent" 2 September 2, 2019
Samādhi is both a gathering and a fire 43 August 30, 2019
The salvation of Ajātaśatru - a comparative study 4 August 29, 2019
Dhammapada verses 179-180, on tracks and traces 1 August 26, 2019
What the Buddha said to Ānanda about women: some textual issues 16 August 2, 2019
On the very idea of a critical edition of the Pali Canon 28 July 20, 2019
The politics of the Buddha’s genitals 55 July 6, 2019
On miracles and demonstrations 9 July 2, 2019
On one sentence of the Kaccāna Sutta 39 June 23, 2019