Abandon Violence – Dandavagga – Dhammapda 10

Search for: Abandon Violence – Dandavagga – Dhammapda 10 The Timeless Relevance Of The Buddha’s Profound Wisdom And True Compassion Abandon Violence - Dandavagga – Dhammapada Structured Study Class 10 - September 26, 2020 Introduction To The...

Sariputta At Devadaha – Devadaha Sutta

Search for: Devadaha Sutta Talks Sariputta At Devadaha - Devadaha Sutta - August 18 2020 These are the most recent talks on this subject. As of December, 2019, There are more than 600 Dhamma talks on this and other teachings of the Buddha in my audio and video...

Local Knowledge – Uncommon Dhamma

The title “Local Knowledge – Uncommon Dhamma” refers to the profound depth of knowledge that supports the useful and skillful understanding that is developed by those with “local knowledge” of what the Buddha actually taught.

Rahogata Sutta – Ending Fabrications Through Jhana

In the Rahogata Sutta, the Buddha teaches that feelings of pleasure, pain, or ambivalence, when perceived through a mimd rooted in ignorance of Four Noble Truths will fabricate what is experienced in a way that reaffirms ignorance and continues stress…

Hindrances To Awakening – Two Suttas

Another word for hindrances is obstacles. These five hindrances are self-imposed obstacles commonly employed in a subtle and often unnoticed (strategically ignored) internal strategy to continue to ignore ignorance of Four Noble Truths…

Released From Affliction – Khajjaniya Sutta

The Khajjaniya Sutta is a profound teaching on the confusion and suffering that follows from clinging to speculative views rooted in ignorance of Four Noble Truths. The Buddha’s described the personal vehicle for ongoing stress and suffering as “Five Clinging Aggregates.”

Acting To Awaken – Karma Sutta

Karma (Pali: Kamma) is the central theme of the Dhamma. It is the abstract definition of the practical experience of Five Clinging-Aggregates within Thee Marks Of Existence…

Dependent Origination And Conditioned Mind

All of human life is anicca, impermanent and uncertain. Life in the phenomenal world is ultimately unsatisfactory, dukkha, due to life’s inescapable qualities of impermanence and uncertainty. Arising from a wrong view of life in the phenomenal world, an impermanent and insubstantial “self” is formed…

Salvation-Free Buddhism

Search for: Salvation-Free Buddhism Why An Awakened Human Being Abandoned Religion For a complete understanding of the Buddha’s Dhamma referenced herein within the scope and context intended, please read “Foundations Of The Buddha’s Dhamma” on...

Poems From The Heartwood

Search for: Poems From The Heartwood Haiku and  Free-Form Poetry From John and The Becoming Buddha Cross River Meditation Center Sangha (Click On Title)   My Friend Sid True Refuge Ig-Noble Truths Tough (Self)-Love Four Personal Space Becoming (Awakened Bahiya...

BBCRMC Teaching Staff

Search for: BBCRMC Teaching Staff On February 23, 2020 Jennifer Seiz, Matt Branham, Ram Manders, and Kevin Hart completed our first Becoming Buddha Cross River Meditation Center’s Teachers Training. During our ceremony acknowledging this auspicious event they...

Vipallasa Sutta – Fabrications Explained

Search for: Vipallasa Sutta – Fabrications Explained Class 18 - Vipallasa Sutta - Fabrications - Vipassana, Introspective Insight - November 2 2019Vipallasa Sutta Fabrications Explained Talk 1 July 7 2018Vipallasa Sutta Fabrications Explained Talk 2 July 10 2018...

Knowing True Refuge – Three Suttas

Search for: Knowing True Refuge – Three Suttas Knowing True Refuge Two suttas consistently misunderstood, misquoted, and misapplied in modern Buddhism are the Ratana and Kalama Suttas. The common occurrence of adapting, accommodating, and embellishing what an...

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