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Requests for resources about Buddhism and Buddhist practice. Also requests for clarification about particular points within a particular resource. Learning resources can be books, video, audio etc...
The Buddhist practice of calming the mind and the mental formations. This is done through practices such as body awareness and mindfulness of breathing. This contrast to vipassana or insight meditatio…
In Buddhism, a sotāpanna (Pali), srotāpanna (Sanskrit; Chinese: 入流; pinyin: rùliú, Tibetan: རྒྱན་ཞུགས, Wylie: rgyun zhugs), "stream-winner", or "stream-entrant" is a person who has seen the D…
Short poetic text in the Pali canon found in the Khuddaka Nikaya of the Sutta Pitaka, Many translations available and one of the most widely known of the early canonical texts.
the description of the 31 planes of existence in samsara according to the Sutta Pitaka of the Theravada Pali Canon and commentaries.
used for topics which assume any the various conventional/modern meanings of the word "love".
In Theravada Buddhism, an arhat (Sanskrit; Pali: arahant-; "one who is worthy") is a "perfected person" who has attained nirvana. In other Buddhist traditions the term has also been used for people fa…
The Visuddhimagga (Pali; English The Path of Purification), is the 'great treatise' on Theravada Buddhist doctrine written by Buddhaghosa approximately in 430 CE in Sri Lanka. It is a comprehensive ma…
Questions around the categorisation of a meditation practice. Typical questions will describe a meditation and ask how it fits into a broader schema or school of Buddhism.