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"Dealing" with extremely superstitious people

I write about an example of Buddhists dealing with superstition in an essay from 2011: Gesundheit! Making Accommodations with Custom. In this example, lay people would say "live!" to monks ...
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Why is vipariṇāmadukkhatā translated as stress of change?

The translation, particularly the unwarranted addition of the word "inherent", appears inaccurate and incorrect (similar to many of this bhikkhu's translations on key subjects). The term '...
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"Dealing" with extremely superstitious people

About your mother, Buddhism teaches: I tell you, monks, there are two people who are not easy to repay. Which two? Your mother & father. Even if you were to carry your mother on one shoulder &...
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What Pali term most closely represents the concept of "inner conflict"?

Although perhaps too low-level, anurodha,virodha, or a joining of the two, anurodhavirodhaṁ, may be suitable: FROM MN38: Being so full of favoring and opposing, when they experience any kind of ...
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