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  Taṇhāmūlaka Sutta — Rooted in Craving
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-23-2018, 09:52 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

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The nine things rooted in craving.

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  Velāma Sutta — A Discourse About Velāma
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-23-2018, 09:50 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

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The Buddha teaches Anāthapiṇḍika about the benefits of giving even poor quality almsfood.

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  Sutavā Sutta — A Discourse to Sutavā
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-19-2018, 07:56 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

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Nine things that an Arahant cannot possibly do (includes the Sajjha Suttaṃ with a different list of nine things).

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  Hi
Posted by: Virgo - 02-17-2018, 06:37 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (2)

Hello all, some of you know me here (Kevin).  I learned insight meditation from Bhikkhu Pesala. 

Kevin

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  Gotamī Sutta — A Discourse to Gotamī
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-16-2018, 05:10 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - Replies (1)

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Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī requests the going-forth and eventually obtains it by accepting the eight weighty rules after the intervention of Ānanda on her behalf.

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  Sīha Sutta — A Discourse to Sīha
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-14-2018, 07:46 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

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The Buddha teaches General Sīha, a disciple of the Nigaṇṭhā (Jains), who the becomes a disciple and a Stream-winner. He invites the Saṅgha for the meal and offers them various kinds of hard and soft food including meat. The Nigaṇṭhā blame him, but he is indifferent to their slander.

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  Sedaka Sutta — A Discourse at Sedaka
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-14-2018, 07:43 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

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An acrobat and his apprentice perform tricks on a bamboo pole. The Buddha instructs the monks to protect themselves by practising mindfulness, thus they will protect others.

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  An Exposition of the Metta Sutta
Posted by: Bag of Bones - 02-02-2018, 09:00 PM - Forum: Books by Bhikkhu Pesala - Replies (3)

Greetings Bhante Pesala

On page 15 you say (paraphrasing)"after achieve jhana on loving-kindness meditation, or at least some degree of concentration, you contemplate thoughts of Metta with bare awareness."

Could you go into more detail about contemplation of Metta with bare awareness, please?

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  Bhariyā Sutta — Wives
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 01-24-2018, 11:21 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

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The Buddha teaches Sujātā, the daughter-in-law of Anāthapiṇḍika, about the seven kinds of wives.

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  Pacalāyamāna Sutta — Falling Asleep
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 01-23-2018, 12:03 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - Replies (4)

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The Buddha exhorts Mahāmoggallāna, teaching him seven methods for staying awake. He then attains Arahantship just seven days after his ordination.

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