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The Central Path, Middle Way or Middle Path (Pali: Majjhimāpaṭipadā; Sanskrit: Madhyamāpratipad; Tibetan: དབུ་མའི་ལམ། Umélam; Vietnamese: Trung đạo; Thai: มัชฌิมา) is the term that Gautama Buddha used…
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Questions concerning how one sits during meditation including difficulties arising from position or recommendations for sitting positions to suit individual circumstances.
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Questions concerning advice, practice and writings of established meditation teachers both past and present.
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Defines how marriage took place in Buddhism. Regarding choosing life partner and marriage ceremony.
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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.
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In Buddhism, a sotāpanna (Pali), srotāpanna (Sanskrit; Chinese: 入流; pinyin: rùliú, Tibetan: རྒྱན་ཞུགས, Wylie: rgyun zhugs[1]), "stream-winner",[2] or "stream-entrant"[3] is a person who has seen the D…
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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...
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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…
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Faith (Pāli: saddhā, Sanskrit: śraddhā) is an initial acceptance of the Buddha's teaching prior to realising its truth for oneself. It is an important constituent element of all traditions of Buddhism…
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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…
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