Sutta Study Class in October – CANCELLED

The Majjhima Nikaya (Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha) Sutta Study Class with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi scheduled for Tuesday, October 27th has been cancelled. The November schedule is as follows: Tuesday, November 3rd: MN 69,Gulissā ni Sutta: Gulissāni  Tuesday, November 10th: MN 71 and 72: Vacchagotta Suttas – Tevijjavacchagotta Sutta: To Vacchagotta on the Threefold

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Ven. Dhammadipa Lecture

Lecture on Anapanasati Audio File of Ven. Dhammadipa’s Lecture Ven. Dhammadipa gave a lecture on the theoretical aspects of anapanasati (mindfulness of breathing) on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 9th to correspond to his one-day anapanasati samatha retreat on Saturday, Dec. 13th. The unedited audio file of the lecture is posted here: Anapanasati Lecture

A Systematic Study of the Majjhima Nikaya

The MP3 Player has been updated and now it supports iPod touch, iPad, or Android device. If you run into any problems, please let us know or contact us. Thank you! This series of lectures explores the direct teachings of the Buddha himself as preserved in some of the oldest records of his discourses. The

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The Sutta-Nipāta contains some of the oldest discourses in the Pali Canon. It is a rich source of texts offering guidance to lay Buddhists and also abounds in suttas that extol the contemplative ideals of early Buddhism. Though the Sutta-Nipāta as a collection exists only in the Theravada tradition, some of the individual suttas are

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The Buddha’s Teaching As It Is

In the fall of 1979, while living at the Washington Buddhist Vihara, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi gave a series of lectures on the fundamental teachings of Early Buddhism. Bhante Gunaratana, at the time the President of the Buddhist Vihara Society, suggested he record the lectures so that the Vihara could distribute them as a set of cassette

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