The Virtues of Giving ── Dana

The Meaning of Dana ? Dana is the Pali word for giving. The practice of giving is universally recognized as one of the most basic human virtues, a quality that testifies to the depth of one’s humanity and one’s capacity for self-transcendence. In the teaching of the Buddha, too, the practice of giving claims a

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Suggested Readings in Buddhism

Including the Theravada and Mahayana Traditions at the Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels Teachers, students, and friends of Bodhi Monastery have suggested these readings; therefore, this is not a complete or impartial selection. We’ve included readings from both the Theravada and Mahayana traditions at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. We hope it is a

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Sutta Study in Monastery

Sutta Study Course in the Majjhima Nikaya Guide: Ven. Bhikkhu BodhiTime: Scheduled Tuesdays, 7:00-8:15 pmBook: The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha trans. Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi Bodhi Monastery is conducting a Study Course in the Majjhima Nikaya, the Collection of the Buddha’s Middle Length Discourses. The course is led by Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi,

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