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Posts tagged with "enquiry"

Lessons On ‘The Fundamentals Of Caring’

Jan. 29 | ‘The Fundamentals Of Caring’ begins with a lesson summarising them… ‘Caregiving is not just about feeding and clothing and cleaning. It is about understanding how to navigate a complicated relationship between those who give...

How To Not Be Reborn As Animals

Nov. 27 | The very shortsighted must learn to see much further. – Shilashanti The Kukkuravatika Sutta records how Puṇṇa (of the Koliyans), an ox-duty ascetic, and Seniya the naked dog-duty ascetic learnt the error of their ways through the Buddha. Prior...

The Easiest Ways To…

Sep. 27 | If even perfect Buddhas and great Bodhisattvas express themselves humbly in thought, word and deed, who are we as ordinary beings to be proud? – Shilashanti The easiest way to carry clothes is to wear them. The easiest way to carry food is to eat them. The...

Why We Should Ask & Answer Dharma Queries Well

Jul. 4 | Ask well to be answered well. Ask better to be answered better. – Stonepeace In the last line of ‘[The] Twenty-Third [Light] Precept [Against] Arrogant [And] Biased Speaking [Of The Dharma]’ (第二十三憍慢僻说[轻]戒) in the ‘Brahmā...

Answering Dharma Queries

Sep. 20 | Question: Dear Shi’an, over the years, you have accumulated many students. You encourage them to e-mail their questions on Buddhism to you, which you have always reply promptly. I always wonder where you find all the time to reply to each and every...

The Double Insurance Of The Buddha’s Teachings

May. 31 | To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticise. – Source uncertain At a Buddhist bookshop, I encountered a customer who asked what is a particularly unique feature (among many others) about the Buddha’s...
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