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​Eight Principles for an advanced spiritual day retreat.

The Buddha encouraged his lay disciples to follow extra training rules as often as they could. They are an enhanced version of the five precepts they follow every day. ​ The Eight Precepts: Abstaining from killing Abstaining from stealing Abstaining from sexual activity Abstaining from telling lies Abstaining from intoxicating drinks and drugs Abstaining [...]

By | 2018-03-18T22:04:39+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Dhamma Article|0 Comments

Theravada Buddhism.

Ancient Teachings for a Modern World..... Theravada is the oldest living Buddhist tradition in the world. The teachings come from the Buddha named Sidhartha Gautama, often referred to as the historical Buddha. He was born in India over 2,500 years ago and discovered not only the cause of suffering in the world, but [...]

By | 2016-12-03T18:13:33+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Blog, Dhamma Article|0 Comments

Who are Monastics? Who are Lay People?

The Buddha designed an organization that was perfectly suited to helping as many people as possible achieve the most happiness possible. For those who wanted to dedicate their lives completely to achieving the greatest happiness of full enlightenment he created the community of monks and nuns, also referred to as the Sangha. For those who wished [...]

By | 2016-12-03T18:13:33+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Blog, Dhamma Article|0 Comments