Old News Archive
January-March 2001

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  • [8 March 2001] "Questions of Skill"
    • Questions of Skill, an essay by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. "The Buddha wasn't the sort of teacher who simply answered questions. He also taught which questions to ask." So begins the author, who explains here how the essence of Buddhist practice consists in learning how to ask skillful questions.
  • [27 February 2001] Dhamma talk by Ajaan Suwat
    • Right Attitude, by Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. In this short Dhamma talk, recorded in Thailand in 1991, Ajaan Suwat gives a concise summary of many essential points of meditation practice. This talk is remarkable in that it can serve equally well as a newcomer's introduction to meditation practice and as a refresher for experienced meditators. At every stage in meditation practice, success depends on cultivating the correct attitude of mind.
  • [16 February 2001] Updated sutta anthologies
  • [25 January 2001] New study guide
    • "Non-violence" is the latest in a series of anthologies of sutta passages designed for individual or group study, prepared by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.