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Why and how is Theravada and Mahayana Abhidha(r)(m)ma different?

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Did the historical Buddha explicitly teach and/or endorse Kasiṇa (meditation)?

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How are/would newly discovered Suttas (and Sutras) be dealt with?

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Where does the Buddha talk about investigation of energy (offering him some relief while in physical pain)?

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What is the root condition for (each of the) unwholesome roots of greed, ill-will and delusion (raga, dosa, moha)?

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Buddhist origin of tobacco and its relation to Native American use [closed]

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What is the (commentary) source for Buddha's daily schedule?

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What types of physical dwellings are most conducive for Buddhist lay life living?

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What are the sutta references for the Buddha unsuccessfully attempting to stop wars/battles?

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What did the Buddha say about sharing merit?

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Is there a compendium of enlightenment stories (about Arhats and/or Bodhisattvas)?

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What (spiritual/religious) terms did the Buddha redefine?

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What's the Jataka tale about a previous life of the Buddha sacrificing himself to get a dharma teaching (because dharma was so scarce and rare then)?

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What is the source of this popular quote about giving?

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Putting "Bhikkhu" before or after name, is there a difference?

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What is today’s equivalent of a world system?

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Is there a list of (all the) Suttas that mention supranormal powers?

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What was the name of the great compassion meditation the Buddha did for a significant part of his daily routine?

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What raised mudra is depicted on the Buddha rupa at the London Peace Pagoda and what does it mean?

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What is meant by "claims the bull’s place, roars his lion’s roar in the assemblies" and was an actual loud lion-like sound ever uttered by the Buddha?

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What do the (Pali) suttas say about "sacrifice" in general (and why it's not necessary)?

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Textural reference(s) for Bhadda Kapilani, a practitioner who for many lifetimes made the aspiration to be reborn as a woman?

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What is the textual source of the 4 infinitudes and the 6 coolnesses?

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What's the sutta/source for Devadatta's attempt to kill the Buddha with the drunken war elephant Nalagiri?

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While body is not me or mine what is a wise response to those claiming various degrees of ownerships on body? [closed]

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Are there any commentaries in the pali cannon on The Iddhipāda-Vibhaṅga Sutta -- An Analysis Of The Bases Of Power (SN 51:20)

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What would be some very concise Buddhist teachings and symbols that could be on (future) coinage?

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Reference request for believing there are no sages who can see beyond the physical world

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Did the Buddha teach how to discern deception?

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What is the reference for taming a ferocious bathhouse Naga into a tiny snake in a bowl?