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Re: Books by Bhikkhu Pesala

Post by dhammacoustic » Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:18 am

Outstanding work. Thank you, Bhikkhu Pesala.

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Re: Books by Bhikkhu Pesala

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:13 pm

Updated The War on Error to remember the 14th Anniversary of 9/11.

May all the victims and perpetrators of terrorism be free from error.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:07 am

In light of the repeated discussions about literal vs figurative rebirth, I have updated my booklet: An Explanation of Rebirth with a bit more detail and more cross-references.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:21 am

Added a new book on Healing Through Mindfulness
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Post by pilgrim » Mon Nov 30, 2015 2:38 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Added a new book on Healing Through Mindfulness
Bhante, this link only works for me if I change the suffix from htm to html
i.e http://www.aimwell.org/healingthroughmindfulness.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:24 pm

Thanks. I have healed the broken links with mindfulness. Just the usual copy/paste error.
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Post by The Thinker » Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:16 pm

Thank you Bhikkhu Pesala :thumbsup:
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:56 pm

I have just added The Shortest Route to Nibbāna on the practice of bare attention, the direct insight method, and vipassanā jhānas.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Sep 08, 2016 6:31 pm

I have updated Ethical Dilemmas with a short section on Free Speech versus Right Speech.

I also corrected several broken links in the PDF file pointing to articles in the Dictionary of Pali Proper Names.
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Post by Coëmgenu » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:29 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:I have been updating the PDF files for my own books on aiimwell.org. A couple were missing, and all were formatted for printing as A6 booklets rather than for reading in a PDF viewer.They have been reformatted as A5 PDF files, which can be printed as staple-bound booklets very easily using the free PDF-XChange Viewer Besides the reformatting, only some minor corrections were made.
  1. An Introduction to Buddhism
  2. An Introduction to Meditation
  3. An Introduction to Kamma
  4. An Explanation of Rebirth
  5. A Precious Human Rebirth
  6. The Shortest Route to Nibbāna
  7. Where Have You Come From?
  8. The Way Down to Hell is Easy
  9. Porisāda the Man-eater
  10. The Power of Love
  11. Healing Through Mindfulness
  12. The Debate of King Milinda
  13. What is Nibbāna?
  14. An Exposition of the Mangala Sutta
  15. An Exposition of the Metta Sutta
  16. An Exposition of the Ratana Sutta
  17. An Exposition of the Salla Sutta
  18. An Exposition of the Dhammacakka Sutta
  19. An Exposition of the Mahāparinibbāna Sutta
  20. The Nature of Illusion
  21. Money Makes the World Go Round
  22. The Heart of Buddhism
    The War on Error
  23. The Problems of Life & Ethical Dilemmas
  24. The Five Workers
  25. Sixty Years Together
Broken Links Fixed.
Wonderful resources. More to add to my reading list if I ever manage to get through it.

Thank you.

-Caoimhghin
世尊在靈山會上拈華示眾眾皆默然唯迦葉破顏微笑世尊云
The Lord dwelt at the Vulture Peak with the assembly and plucked a flower as a teaching. The myriad totality were silent, save for Kāśyapa, whose face cracked in a faint smile. The Lord spoke.
吾有正法眼藏涅槃妙心實相無相微妙法門不立文字教外別傳付囑摩訶迦葉。
I have the treasure of the true dharma eye, I have nirvāṇa as wondrous citta, I know signless dharmatā, the subtle dharma-gate, which is not standing on written word, which is external to scriptures, which is a special dispensation, which is entrusted to Mahākāśyapa.

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Re: Books by Bhikkhu Pesala

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:21 am

I have updated The War on Error: Holy War in Buddhism for the 15th Anniversary of the notorious attack on the Twin Towers.

I added a section on the Virtues Needed by Leaders
  1. The first virtue is tolerance (khamā).
  2. The second is energy (uṭṭhāna).
  3. Thirdly, comes vigilance or wakefulness (jāgariya).
  4. Fourth is distribution or sharing (saṃvibhāga).
  5. Fifthly, there is compassion or sympathy (dayā).
  6. The last virtue is foresight (ikkhanā).
Please start new threads if you have any questions, to keep this one on topic. Send me a PM if you want to report any broken links or typos in this one.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:14 am

I have just added An Exposition of the Ādittapariyāya Sutta to my list of books.

It is quite brief, as this well-known Fire Sermon is also quite brief.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:56 pm

I have just added An Exposition of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta to my books. I have added some notes from the Commentary and the Visuddhimagga, plus my own comments.
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Re: Books by Bhikkhu Pesala

Post by mario92 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:10 am

Thank you venerable i had been looking for an explanation of karma, and i found it. :thanks: :namaste:
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Re: Books by Bhikkhu Pesala

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:43 pm

I have added a PDF of the Jayamaṅgala Gāthā with some comments on the verses.

There is a discussion thread on these verses (now closed) with some useful references and comments. This YouTube Video is recommended for it's excellent pronunciation of the Pāḷi.

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