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BuddhaNet: Buddhist Information and Education Network


BuddhaNet; is the result of a vision to link up with the growing worldwide culture of people committed to the Buddha's teachings and lifestyle, as an on-line cyber sangha. In this way, an ancient tradition and the information superhighway will come together to create an electronic meeting place of shared concern and interests.

 
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Bhaddekaratta Suttasutta Long Husat I Inap Stap Strong

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Excerpt: Mi, Ananda, bin harim olesem: Wanpela taem Klia Save man i bin stap long Savatthi long hap bilong Jeta Grove long haus monk bilong Anathapindika. Em i bin toktok i go long ol monk olesem: 'Bai mi tokaut nau long hausat bai wanpela inap stap strong, em iet.' 'Bai mipela i harim gut, Bigman.' Klia Save Man i bin tok olesem.

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The Bhikkhuni Patimokkhaof the Six Schools

By: Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, Ph.D.

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Excerpt: The ordination of 200 Bhikkhunas at Hsi Lai Temple, Los Angeles,, U.S.A. in November 1988 was an opening of a new era. Women who had lower ordination from different traditions and various countries i.e. Theravada from Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nepal, W. Germany and Mahayana from Tibet, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, etc. took this auspicious opportunity to actualise their fully ordained status.

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The Bhikkhus' Rules a Guide for Laupeople

By: Bhikkhu Ariyesako

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Excerpt: This edition is specially formatted for viewing onscreen in a PDF Viewer. For easy navigation use the bookmarks feature and the hyper-links to jump to cross-references. There are several ways to then return to the original location: by either right-clicking or clicking the ?back? arrow in the menu bars. See the PDF Viewer help file for more information. For information about a printed version, please contact the author at the above address.

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Bigpela Sutta Long as Bilong Gidap Bilong Ol Samtingmaha Nidana Sutta

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Excerpt: Mi Ananda, bin harim olesem wanpela taem Klia save Man i bin stap wantaem ol Kuru, long taun bilong ol, Kammasadammma. Monk Ananda bin go long Klia Save Man na bin soim respekt long em na bin sindaun long saet bilong em. Em i bin tok olesem: 'Mi bin gidap nogut tru long dispela skul long as bilong gidap bilong ol samting, olesem i dip tru, tasol nau mi klia olgeta long em.'

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Buddha Is Grass Shoes

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Excerpt: One morning after practice, four students were having breakfast with Seung Sahn Soen-sa at the Corner Coffee Shop on East Twenty-First Street in New York City. One student told about an experience which he had had with some followers of the Nichiren sect. Their mantra, Nam yoho range kyo, seemed to me a quite powerful practice. But when I asked them what it meant, they didn't know and said it wasn't important to know. Is this correct?

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The Bhikkhu Silacara : A Biography

By: Bhikkhu Silacara

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Excerpt: In 1906 a Scotsman in his thirty-fifth year, known as J.F. McKechnie, was admitted to the Sangha by the Thera U Kumara at Kyun Daw Gone Kyaung (Temple), Kemmendine, Rangoon, Burma. He was given the Bhikku's name of Silacara.

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The Following Paragraphs Were Solicited

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Excerpt: The following paragraphs were solicited and published in two articles by a small, American, Midwestern Buddhist newsletter. They record an attempt to think through a comparison between the example and teachings of Krishnamurti and the Buddha. This is a particularly relevant exercise, given the little known fact that Krishnamurti was known to have mentioned once or twice during his life, that he had been a pupil of the latter. Krishnamurti tried, more or less suc...

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The Book of Protection

By: Venerable Thera Piyadassi

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Excerpt: The Book of Protection Which is an anthology of selected discourses of the Buddha compiled by the teachers of old,

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The Dharma of the Blessed One Is Perfectly Expounded

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Excerpt: The first line of this chant proclaims real faith in the Dhamma. Not believing everything without inquiring, but an inner relationship of trust. When one is faithful to someone, then one also trusts that person, one gives oneself into his or her hands, has a deep connection and an inner opening. How much more is this true of the faith in the teaching of the Buddha. Those aspects of the Dhamma which we don't understand yet can be left in abeyance. Yet that doesn'...

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Many Deities and Humans

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Excerpt: Many deities and humans, yearning after good, have pondered on Blessings. Pray, tell me the Supreme Blessings.

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The Seven Stages of Purification and the Insight Knowledge

By: Venerable Matara Sri Nanarama

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Excerpt: If the output of literature on a subject is any indication of the prevailing trends in the reading public,

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Dhammapada Stories

By: Gambhiro Bikkhu

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Excerpt: The Buddhist Canon, otherwise known as the tipitaka, is the collection the entire teaching of the Buddha.

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Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre : Course Information

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Excerpt: Thank you for your enquiry about attending a workshop or retreat at Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre. The Centre is a non-profit organisation founded for the study and practice of satipannhana vipassana (insight meditation) in the tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma. We are part of the Theravada tradition of Buddhism, the tradition followed by the peoples of Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, as well as by many in western countries.

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Buddhanet Crossword Puzzles

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Meditating on Non-Self

By: Venerable Ayya Khema

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Excerpt: Sister Khema was born in Germany, educated in Scotland and China, and later became a United States citizen. She now lives at Wat Buddha Dhamma Forest Monastery near Sydney Australia, which was established in 1978 on land purchased and donated by her. In 1979 she ordained as a Nun in Sri Lanka, and in 1982 she established the International Buddhist Women's Centre near Colombo. She spends most of her time teaching meditation course in different parts of the world....

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Bodhicharyavatara the Way of the Bodhisattva

By: Shantideva

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Excerpt: La phyag tsal lo, bde gsfegs chos kyi sku manga sras bcas dang, phyag os kun la ang gus par

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A Collection of Dharma Talks

By: Ajahn Chah

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Excerpt: Any reproduction, in whole or part, in any form, for sale, profit or material gain, is prohibited. However, permission to re-print for Distribution may be obtained upon notification The Abbot, Wat Pah Nanachat, Ampher Warin, Ubon Rajathani, Thailand

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The Practice of Bodhisattva Dharma

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Excerpt: I fervently hope and desire that all people and friends in the Dharma, after reading this work and following its recommendations, will discover that their blessing and wisdom are constantly on the increase.

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This Document Was Originally Distributed

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Excerpt: This document was originally distributed on Internet as a part of the Electronic Buddhist Archives, available via anonymous FTP on the node coombs.anu.edu.au

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Chanting Book

By: Bhikkhu Pesala

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Excerpt: Conditioned by ignorance, international activities arise; conditioned by international activities,

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