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One Sutta / Text which covers all of Buddha's Teaching

I recommend the book In The Buddha's Words by Bhikkhu Bodhi. It is an anthology or selection of translated suttas from the Pali canon. It is also thematically and systematically arranged. You can look ...
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Is it true that its always thoughts that creates emotions?

I was going through a video that said that 'thoughts create emotions' but I disagree to this, Many times I am engulfed by emotions first, like fear, anxiety, worry, and insecurity and I scan through ...
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Stuck in householders equanimity, what to do next?

Permanently overcoming the five hindrances without jhana sounds suspicious. I speculate that either you have not overcome the five hindrances, or you have not attained jhana. For getting into jhana, ...
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Stuck in householders equanimity, what to do next?

Meditation is important, but there is more: MN8:11.1: It’s possible that some mendicant, going totally beyond the dimension of nothingness, might enter and remain in the dimension of neither ...
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Is identifying with the good always a problem?

The sutta quote below is a good guide. If what one does, although perceived to be good by popular opinion, but in fact increases one's unskillful mental qualities and decreases one's skillful mental ...
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