Tag Archives: Buddhist ethics

More Books

Books 6 & 7 in the Little Books on Buddhism series are now available on the Books tab. Book 6 is on rebirth. It has four sections. One is on whether the Buddha taught rebirth, the second one is on … Continue reading

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Generosity

A friend of mine recently sent me an article by Ken Wilber called “Right Bucks”. It is his defense of asking people to pay for Dharma teachings. He says this: “…dollars and Dharma are not only not incompatible, monetary exchange … Continue reading

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Additions to the Site

Note that this and the following blog entry are new. Someone in a comment recently requested a list of publications that I can recommend. Rather than simply responding to the comment, I have added a new page called “Additional Resources.” … Continue reading

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Same old, same old

Life is mainly about what happens in your heart and mind. In Pāḷi there is a single word for “heart and mind”; that word is citta. When Henry David Thoreau was on his deathbed, his aunt – who today would … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Since my last post I have moved to New Mexico and become a part of the Albuquerque Vipassana Sangha. What I see there is the same thing that I see in other local groups and at retreats and anywhere that … Continue reading

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