Doctrinally important are the two suttas: The Buddha states that he sees the destiny of beings as clearly as a man would see people coming and going between houses with open doors. Kassapa then maintained that only those recluses, who for the whole of their life cultivated the practice of standing or sitting, or who were abstemious in food, eating only once in two days, seven days, fifteen days, etc.
Ananda and tells him to go and pass them to Ven. Subha replied that a lot of money was missing. Those Gone Forth may not, unless ill, partake of food from midday until dawn the next day.
The beneficial effects of morality are rebirth in noble families or in heavenly planes, beauty, fame, and having many friends. Because of the high quality, the file sizes are large. Right View is understanding what a good deed is and what a bad deed is; it is the full comprehension of the Four Noble Truths and not holding on to eternity views concerning atta.
A worldling could touch on only "matters of a trifling and inferior nature, mere morality. He then went over all the fundamental principles of his teaching and exhorted them to be vigilant, alert, and to watch over their own mind so as to make an end of suffering.
The Nature of Kamma Kamma means any intentional action done by body, speech, or mind. On the surface it seems simple — good actions give good results, bad actions give bad results — but the workings of kamma are very complex and extend over countless lives. That undertaken with desire for the fruits of merit is moderate.
It also describes the happiness experienced in this very life and after death by one who does good deeds. Kamma that ripens in the next life.
When reborn again as human beings, they are born in fortunate circumstances. Then he proceeded to enumerate the Dhamma classified under separate heads as group of the ones, group of the twos, etc.
The evil effects of lying are: Why are some rich while others are poor? The Long Journey 1. One should not shout, nor recite hurriedly, but keep in harmony with others, enunciating each syllable clearly with reverence for the Dhamma.
When reborn as human beings, they are beautiful.
If he finds it satisfactory with respect to material support, but not beneficial for spiritual development, he should abandon that place, too. If we fail to do wholesome kammas, we will inevitably do unwholesome ones! Girimananda that he might be cured. Then he would put out the lamp, but though the lamp had been put out the letter would remain.
Mindfulness of the body, feelings, thoughts, and mind-objects.Bibliography of Translations from the Chinese Buddhist Canon into Western Languages. Last updated: This is a working bibliography of translations of Chinese Buddhist texts mainly from the Taishō edition of the canon.
The existence of place names in both languages attests to the easy co-existence and close cultural affinity of these two communities which lived in peace. Bhikkhu Pesala.
An Introduction to Kamma. Download a» PDF file ( K) to print your own booklets. Contents. Differences Caused by Kamma.
The Nature of Kamma. The Power of.
Thus I heard: At one time the Buddha was living at Rajagaha, at Veluvana, in the squirrel's feeding-ground. At that time the Venerable Maha Kassapa, who was living. Message by Bhikkhu Bodhi. The Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, is generally regarded as the canonical Buddhist text with the fullest instructions on the system of meditation unique to the Buddha's own dispensation.
Pirith is the Sinhala word for paritta (in Pali), which means protection. "It protects one from all directions", is the traditional definition.Download