Reading list for learning about Buddhism, especially Theravada and traditional Buddhist Meditation?

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SilaSamadhi
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Reading list for learning about Buddhism, especially Theravada and traditional Buddhist Meditation?

Post by SilaSamadhi » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:03 pm

Is there an official reading list somewhere, with all the texts recommended for studying Buddhism, Theravada and Buddhist meditation?

Thanks!

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Re: Reading list for learning about Buddhism, especially Theravada and traditional Buddhist Meditation?

Post by bodom » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:33 pm

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: Reading list for learning about Buddhism, especially Theravada and traditional Buddhist Meditation?

Post by SilaSamadhi » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:26 am

Thank you, bodom!

Perhaps it makes sense to put such a list on the wiki, so it can be edited and updated as necessary?

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