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Re: Recommended reading

Postby ancientbuddhism » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:54 pm

The Origin of Insight Meditation, by L.S. Cousins

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‘yaṃ kiñci dukkhaṃ uppajjamānaṃ uppajjati, sabbaṃ taṃ chandamūlakaṃ chandanidānaṃ. chando hi mūlaṃ dukkhassā’ti.’

“Whatever dukkha arises into existence, all arises rooted in chanda, chanda as its cause, chanda as the root of dukkha. – SN.42.11 Bhadrakasuttaṃ

Secure your own mask before assisting others. – NORTHWEST AIRLINES (Pre-Flight Instruction)

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Re: Recommended reading

Postby Javi » Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:50 am

Vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā
All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed.
- These were the last words for the Tathāgata.

Non qui parum habet sed qui plus cupit pauper est.
It's not he who has little, but he who craves more, that is poor. - Seneca

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Re: Recommended reading

Postby SamKR » Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:56 am

bodom wrote:The Heart of Buddhist Meditation: Satipatthna : A Handbook of Mental Training Based on the Buddha's Way of Mindfulness, With an Anthology of Relevant Texts Translated from the Pali by Nyanaponika

I found this book is also available online for free in google books: ... e&q&f=true

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Re: Recommended reading

Postby no mike » Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:40 am

Here you'll find a list of awesome Thai forest tradition books; with writings, translations, and commentaries by Ajaan Dick Silaratano.

You can order hard copies, or download pdf, epub, or mobi files, or audio files.

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