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Stream Entry : Sotāpatti

‘Calm is his thought, calm his speech, and calm his deed, who, truly knowing, is wholly freed, perfectly tranquil and wise.’ – Dhammapada Verse 96 — Dhamma Sharing on ‘Salvation Through Arahantahood’ in ‘What Buddhists Believe’ by Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda Mahā Thera Follow this link … www.budsas.org/ebud/whatbudbeliev/19.htm — Dhamma …

Avijjā : Ignorance

‘He who has profound knowledge, who is wise, skilled in discerning the right or wrong path, and has reached the highest goal — him do I call a holy man.’ – Dhammapada Verse 403 ‘This was said by the Blessed One, said by the Arahant, so I have heard: “Ignorance …

What is Mindfulness?

‘The mindful ones exert themselves. They are not attached to any home; like swans that abandon the lake, they leave home after home behind.’ – Dhammapada Verse 91 — ‘Katamañca bhikkhave, satindriyaṃ: idha bhikkhave, ariyasāvako satimā hoti paramena satinepakkena sannāgato cirakatampi cirabhāsitampi saritā anussaritā. So kāye kāyānupassī viharati ātāpī sampajāno …

Wesak Day Observance

‘This was said by the Lord, said by the Arahant, so I heard: “Bhikkhus, the world has been fully understood by the Tathāgata; the Tathāgata is released from the world. The origin of the world has been fully understood by the Tathāgata; the origin of the world has been abandoned …