Moral Living and Fundamentals

Basic core concepts in Buddha Dhamma (Buddhism) are discussed. Many misconceptions that persist in both Mahāyāna and Theravada are discussed.

The Basics

“The Pale Blue Dot……..”
The Law of Attraction, Habits, Character (Gati), and Cravings (Āsavas)
Habits, Goals, and Character (Gati)
Wrong Views (Micca Diṭṭhi) – A Simpler Analysis
Four Noble Truths: Recipe for Problem Solving
First Noble Truth – A Simple Explanation of One Aspect
Difference between a Wish and a Determination (Pāramitā)

Calming the Mind

“Key to Calming the Mind – The Five Hindrances”
Solution to a Wandering Mind – Abandon Everything?
Right Speech – How to avoid Accumulating Bad Kamma
Three Kinds of Happiness – What is Niramisa Sukha?
How to Taste Nibbāna
Learning Buddha Dhamma Leads to Niramisa Sukha
Need to Experience Suffering in Order to Understand It?
Does Impermanence Lead to Suffering?

Buddha Dhamma and Buddhism

Where to Start on the Path?
What Reincarnates? – Concept of a Lifestream
A Buddhist or a Bhouddhaya?
What is Mind? How do we Experience the Outside World?
Recent Evidence for Unbroken Memory Records (HSAM)
Buddhism without Rebirth and Nibbāna?

Dhamma Concepts

Amazingly Fast Time Evolution of a Thought (Citta)
Kusala and Akusala Kamma, Punna and Pāpa Kamma
Ten Immoral Actions (Dasa Akusala)
Punna Kamma – Dāna, Sīla, Bhāvanā
The Five Precepts – What the Buddha Meant by Them
How to Evaluate Weights of Different Kamma
What is Kamma? – Is Everything Determined by Kamma?
“The Four Bases of Mental Power (Satara Iddhipada)”
Why is it Necessary to Learn Key Pāli Words?

Buddha Dhamma and Morality

Origin of Morality (and Immorality) in Buddhism
Buddhist Explanations of Conception, Abortion, and Contraception
Is Eating Meat an Akusala Kamma (Immoral Deed)?
Do Things Just Happen? – The Hidden Causes





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