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Establishing What is Not Dhamma

I realized that often, individuals provide insight which differs from typical Buddhist philosophy. For example, people either allude to a self in some way, or deny the dissatisfactory nature of ...
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Vipassana texts and books references request [duplicate]

I just read Allan Wallace's "The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind" book. He cites vipashyana (or vipassana, vipassanā, vipaśyanā, lha-thong) but he doesn't deepen much on ...
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Where do I start?

I'm 22 years old and have been interested in Buddhism for a long time and consider myself Buddhist. I meditate 2 or 3 times a week and have read a few books on Buddhism. I am more interested in ...
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What are the similarities between quantum physics and buddism?

What are the similarities between modern physics/quantum physics and Buddism? Although i know little about this, like Budha said that conciousness creates everything, emptyness and dependent ...
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Similarity between creation in Abrahamic religions and beginning of life in Earth mentioned Agganna Sutta?

I was recently listening to a sermon on Agganna Sutta that was on Youtube. I will share my thoughts and questions on the Agganna sutta in a different post. Let me share few passages first and then get ...
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A path to another university outside of Buddhism

This post is a revision of Buddhism Or Christ? which already closed. I posted that Buddhism or Christ? question on a Christian forum too, and after quite a response from them, I felt I have some clues....
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Investing in Dharma?

In the Diamond Sutra Buddha said: Subhuti, if a person collected treasures as high as 3,000 of the highest mountains, and gave them all to others, their merit would be less than what would accrue ...
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Questions of Faith

Which sects or schools of Buddhism make the least reference to reincarnation and memories of past lives ?, also the least likely to talk about deities ? Which texts are the most accurate records of ...
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Is there a scientific book summarizing the orthodox buddhism, the most ancient form of it?

I found many personal book about Buddhism; witnessing; life story; spiritual encounter, experiences, meditation. I never found however a book that explain and summarize the classical Buddhism : a ...
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Feeling a strong connection to Buddhism, but feeling lost on how to continue forwards

Good Morning, Recently I have been soul-searching and looking for a missing spiritual aspect of my life. I have been reading Introduction to Buddhism by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. After reading part one of ...
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Best study tools on the net or books

I currently don't have a teacher and I'm looking for good study guides for the sutta's. I mean I'm reading them but when it comes to interpretation often I'm at a loss. Is there a source(s) or book(s) ...
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self using intoxicants

i was reading the scripture Uninstructed Assutavā Sutta (SN 12:61): “Monks, an uninstructed run-of-the-mill person might grow disenchanted with this body composed of the four great elements, might ...
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English translation of the Samyutta Nikaya

Looking for suggestions on an English translation of the Samyutta Nikaya in printed book form other than Bhikkhu Bodhi's version.
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Starting studying again

Let me explain. I have met, got enchanted and started to slowly study Buddhism on my own quite some years ago. But then time passed and life consumed me. I have never abandoned the beautiful and deep ...
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How integral is the synergetic aspect of buddhism?

I remember reading, in the 1st book I picked up on Buddhism, that it was a synergetic religion, literally, that it combines with (I suppose indigenous) traditions, such as the tao, and bon. Did the ...
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