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Welcome @Alex . To add to the suggestions, you can find a searchable contemporary translation of the Buddhist suttas at http://suttacentral.com. Also, Bhante Gunaratana’s 8 Lifetime Precepts and the … (View Post)
Here is full-time spiritual employment (de-ployment?): “I think that every step, every breath, every word that is spoken or done in mindfulness—that is the manifestation of the Buddha. Don’t look for… (View Post)
My inner compass gyrates from way too much rumination. When the rumination settles (or when the whirlwind of papanca or mental proliferation blows itself out) I can find true north more easily. As an… (View Post)
I recall a Sri Lankan fellow board member of a Buddhist organization who leapt off a moving farm truck in a field one day and shattered his right foot. He showed up at meetings for the next year, his… (View Post)