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Re: Study Group Schedule

Post by mikenz66 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:36 am

A Thematic Guide to the Aṅguttara Nikāya
from The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha


III. The Shifting Kaleidoscope of Experience

1. Cosmological background 3:70,
3:80, 4:45–46, 4:156, 7:44,
7:66, 8:42, 8:70, 9:24, 10:29, 10:89

2. Happiness and sorrow 1:29–30, 1:324–27, 2:19, 2:37,
2:64–76, 2:250–69, 3:65–66, 4:51, 4:52, 4:62, 4:193, 5:3, 5:45,
5:48, 5:49, 5:50, 5:128, 5:170, 6:45, 6:75, 6:78, 7:19, 7:62, 8:6, 8:38, 8:39,
8:42, 8:44, 8:54, 8:61, 9:34, 10:46, 10:65–66

3. Mind is the key 1:21-40 1:41–48, 1:49–52, 1:56–57, 3:109–10, 4:186

4. Kamma and its results 3:23, 3:34, 3:36, 3:74, 3:100, 3:111–
12, 4:85, 4:134, 4:171, 4:195, 4:232–38, 6:39, 6:57, 6:63 §5,
8:40, 9:13, 10:47, 10:167–233 10:176, 10:177

5. The round of rebirths 1:348–77, 10:177, 10:216, 10:217, 218

6. Heaven and hell 1:290–95, 2:16–18, 2:26–29, 2:210–29, 3:10,
3:36, 3:113, 3:117–19, 3:129, 3:146–49, 3:163–82, 4:64, 4:81–
84, 4:212–220, 4:239–40, 4:264–73, 5:4, 5:115–20, 5:129–30,
5:145, 5:236–40, 5:286–302, 6:62, 6:81–82, 7:72, 10:211–214,
10:220–24, 10:229–32

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Re: Study Group Schedule

Post by mikenz66 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:26 am

The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony
Bhikkhu Bodhi


http://www.wisdompubs.org/book/buddhas- ... al-harmony
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This small book collects key teachings on conflict resolution, interpersonal and social problem-solving, and the forging of harmonious relationships. Most of the suttas are available on-line, but to read Bhikkhu Bodhi's commentary you will have to purchase the book. I will summarise the highlights of his commentary.

I will add these suttas to our study cycle, working through the suttas chapter by chapter, inviting, in particular, comments on how these teachings can be applied to our lives. I will try to use the Sutta Central facility to highlight sutta sections, but sometimes will copy and paste text.

CONTENTS

I. Right Understanding
II. Personal Training
III. Dealing with Anger
IV. Proper Speech
V. Good Friendship
VI One's Own Good and the Good of Others
VII. The Intentional Community
VIII. Disputes
IX. Settling Disputes
X. Establishing an Equitable Society

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