Old News Archive
October 2000

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  • [29 October 2000]
    • Recognizing the Dhamma. The latest in the series of Study Guides prepared by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. This one presents passages from the suttas that illustrate the Buddha's eight principles by which we can judge the validity of any interpretation of Dhamma or Vinaya.
  • [19 October 2000] A talk by Ajaan Lee and an essay by Thanissaro Bhikkhu:
    • Shelter, by Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo. In this short (and occasionally hilarious) talk, Ajaan Lee offers some encouraging advice on how to turn the mind into a dwelling that's truly worth living in.
    • Life Isn't Just Suffering, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Did the Buddha focus on suffering because he was a pessimist? Did he really say that life is suffering? Or was he a realist with something much more useful to say?
  • [14 October 2000] On Stream-entry (from the Anguttara Nikaya):
  • [13 October 2000] Wealth as a simile (from the Anguttara Nikaya):
  • [7 October 2000] Protecting one's mind from being overpowered...
  • [5 October 2000] New study guide
    • "Kamma" is the latest in a series of anthologies of sutta passages designed for individual or group study, prepared by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.