6 What are our Goals in Life? Part 2

Achieving your goals isn’t easy! It requires virtue, commitment and many more attributes that we had to make a second episode to give you ALL the tips to achieve those …

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142 When is Giving Useful?

Today we are going to meet a very wise disciple of the Supreme Budha named princess Sumana. I know that she is wise because she went to the Supreme Buddha …

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98 Questions on Metta, Giving, and More

Today we answer questions that kids like you have asked the monks. Questions about offering a monastery and Buddha statues, questions on loving kindness meditation and more. If you have …

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AN 9.20 About Velama

How does the Buddha want us to give a gift so that it is of the greatest benefit? How should we think about the merit of giving? How should we …

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Compassionate Almsround

Lay people offer dana out of compassion for monks. But did you know that monks also accept dana with compassion. Although he was a very powerful, senior monk, Arahant Maha Kassapa went out of his way to accept alms from the lowest in society who needed merit the most.

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Index

9 Buddha Qualities, abandon suffering, alcohol, alms round, anger, animal world, anuttaropurisadammasarati quality, araham quality, Aṅgulimāla Arahant, bad association, bhagava quality, body meditation, buddhanussati meditation, Buddhist etiquette, chanting, compassion, confidence~saddhā, contentment, courage, craving, Culla Kammavibhanga Sutta, cutupapatanana, death, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, evil deeds, first noble truth, five precepts, Four Noble Truths, friendship, ghost world, giving~dāna, good actions, gratitude, greed, guided meditation, hatred, heaven, hell, iddhi, ignorance, impermanence~anicca, intoxicants, jataka, jealousy, karma, kavi, life of Buddha, lokavidu quality, losing loved ones, loss, loving-kindness~mettā, lying, Maha Satipatthana Sutta, Mangala Sutta, marks of a great man, meditation, merit~puññā, mindfulness~sati, mora paritta, Mundane Right View, nibbāna, Noble Eightfold Path, noble truth of suffering, non-attachment, ordination, origin of suffering, parents, paritta, patience, pilgrimage, practice, precepts, psychic powers, pujas, punishment, Pāli, rains retreat, rare human birth, Ratana Sutta, Ratthapala Sutta, relics, retreat, right speech, right view, Sakka God, sammasambuddho quality, samsara, Sangha, Second Noble Truth, sickness, similes, Sri Lanka, stress, Sāriputta Arahant, Taking advice, Therigatha, Third Noble Truth, uposatha, Venerable Maha Moggalana, Vesak, vijja, vijjacaranasampanno quality, virtue~sīla, wisdom, Work, worldly conditions, wrong view