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September 5th Reading – Meditation

Meditation Once the foundations of generosity and ethics are established, the gradual training continues with the cultivation of meditation practices. Theravada Buddhism has a large repertoire of these, including many forms of formal sitting and walking meditation practices, as well as the development of awareness […]

August 29th Reading: The Eightfold Path

The Eightfold Path The fourth Noble Truth describes the set of steps we can take to let go of clinging: the Noble Eightfold Path, namely, 1. Right Understanding 2. Right Intention 3. Right Speech 4. Right Action 5. Right Livelihood 6. Right Effort 7. Right […]

August 22nd Reading: Theravada – The Way of Liberation

“Theravada”—literally, The Teachings of the Elders—is an ancient Buddhist tradition that has nurtured practices and teachings of wisdom, love and liberation for over two thousand years. Liberation, the pivotal point around which the tradition revolves, is a deep seeing into and participation in the reality […]