Old News Archive
October-December 2001

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  • [19 December 2001]
  • [25 November 2001]
    • Opening the Door to the Dhamma: Respect in Buddhist Thought & Practice, an essay by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
      In order to succeed at learning a new skill, one must first muster sufficient respect for oneself, the subject under study, and one's teacher. In this essay the author demonstrates that the same holds true when approaching the Buddha's teachings — the ability to learn depends upon the proper respect for three things: yourself, the principle of kamma, and other people's insights into that principle.
  • [29 October 2001]
    • A Guided Meditation, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Basic instructions in the practice of breath meditation.
  • [24 October 2001] Suttas from the Samyutta and Anguttara Nikayas:
  • [15 October 2001] A talk by Ajaan Fuang
    • Listen Well, by Ajaan Fuang Jotiko, translated from the Thai by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. A beautiful overview of how meditation can be used to help take good care of this rare treasure we've all been given: birth as a human being.