Old News Archive
January-March 2004

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  • [21 March 2004] Access to Insight turns 9!
    • This month Access to Insight begins its tenth year on the World Wide Web.
  • [4 March 2004] From the Majjhima Nikaya
    • Ariyapariyesana Sutta (MN 26) — The Noble Search [Thanissaro Bhikkhu, trans.]. Most of us spend a good part of our lives looking for happiness in all the wrong places. In this sutta the Buddha recounts the story of his own search and points out where a true and lasting happiness can be found.
  • [13 February 2004] Essay on anicca
    • All About Change, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (2004; 18k/6pp.)
      What did the Buddha really have to say about anicca — inconstancy and change? Does the fact of impermanence tell us (as some popular teachings claim) that we should learn to "embrace our experiences without clinging", that we have the freedom to "create whatever world we want to live in"? In fact, the Buddha's teachings on anicca offer something far more useful and profound.
  • [25 January 2004] More answers to Warder: