Tag: sutras

13 Will actors really go to hell? 2015-02-14T17:36:42.937

12 What are the texts that contain words which can be attributed directly to the Buddha? 2014-06-20T02:11:58.477

10 Loneliness: Rhinoceros-Horn Sutta from a Lay person's perspective 2014-09-02T00:25:15.943

10 How to overcome Depression with Buddhist teachings 2014-10-02T16:55:18.010

10 Sleep - What about it? 2015-12-06T22:59:05.767

9 What is the oldest text/sutra of the Mahayana tradition? 2014-06-29T01:59:31.513

8 Does sutta recitation actually entail understanding of the text? 2015-02-22T15:29:01.010

8 What is the intermediate state before birth (Gandhabba)? 2015-10-30T01:06:38.267

8 How should a lay person respond if they see a monk teaching something contrary to Dhamma? 2017-06-11T13:42:21.920

7 Buddhist teachings on nation building & politics 2014-06-18T17:48:37.813

7 Was the Buddha harsh? 2015-04-25T04:56:20.083

7 Why is the first lines of the Dhammapada twin verses sometimes translated using the word 'heart'? 2015-04-30T20:33:42.017

7 What are the core Mahayana and Vajrayana Sutras? 2015-06-25T11:11:34.530

7 What's the canonical definition of end of the buddha sāsana? 2015-09-10T15:20:14.473

7 Were different parts of the Pali Canon intended for different audiences? 2015-09-12T21:50:02.110

7 Heart Sūtra root in Pali Canon? 2015-11-06T04:12:18.557

7 What are the suttas in which the Buddha provides instruction on how to meditate? 2016-01-04T22:52:15.240

6 Tripitaka Section Numbering 2014-09-24T17:27:39.093

6 Conflict between Brahmajala Sutta and current Buddhist practices 2014-10-15T13:27:53.173

6 Does Paritta/Sutta really have magical power? 2014-11-17T13:51:22.407

6 Two unconditioned dhammas? 2015-03-01T02:58:03.533

6 How are Buddhist Sacred Texts used in practice and historically, given the questioned authenticity of some of them 2015-05-28T06:26:04.507

6 In the Anapanasati Sutta, what is the difference between mind and mental processes? 2015-06-16T20:43:20.077

6 Can anyone explain Sanskara / Sankara indepth? 2015-11-20T14:55:58.507

6 Beings who are not aware of their own existence? 2015-12-10T17:39:45.953

6 How to make sense of the Heart Sutra 2016-07-07T19:16:18.140

6 Why should I study the Suttas? 2016-09-10T05:17:16.957

6 "The Blessed One", is it bad translation? 2016-11-13T09:28:15.493

6 Which suttas in the Pali canon are relatively early or late? 2017-01-10T11:35:16.607

6 When the Buddha changes his mind to teach 2017-06-22T11:27:37.833

5 Sutras in Western Buddhism? 2014-06-28T18:17:48.493

5 Sutra Study as Meditation? 2014-07-02T01:27:04.353

5 Do we need to believe in Buddhist stories to be a real Buddhist? 2014-07-19T23:01:15.110

5 To debate or not to debate? and When to debate? 2014-08-12T11:54:47.487

5 Sūkarakhata sutta and the "arahants seeking benefits they already have" 2014-08-17T03:15:23.983

5 Has lord Buddha ever told something like this? 2015-01-20T11:58:01.823

5 What are the teachings in Buddhism for good social Social Health? 2015-07-12T15:06:12.207

5 What does the phrase "to armor oneself with vows" mean? 2015-09-11T21:12:27.757

5 Question on a Mahayana Sutra (Three Svabhavas) 2015-10-15T01:04:01.150

5 Reducing the power of a bad karma 2015-10-30T20:43:28.647

5 Why do beings, even in lower/hell realms, like their lives? 2015-11-25T22:05:00.890

5 What is the meaning of "gross or subtle" physical food as nutriments? 2016-01-14T06:36:32.180

5 All kammas have to be experienced or not? 2016-05-18T13:02:10.880

5 Can anyone identify which suttas these quotes (having to do with the sense of self) come from? 2016-09-20T14:50:45.153

5 The Middle Way in practical life 2016-12-01T09:02:05.763

5 Ways of Controlling Anger 2017-02-01T10:23:52.037

5 Dejection and Sensuality 2017-06-14T02:15:16.650

5 A person of integrity (Sappurisa Sutta) 2017-11-15T22:34:12.900

4 What is the Avatamsaka Sutra about? 2014-06-26T21:45:32.317

4 How do the stages of insight before stream entry relate to the suttas 2014-06-29T07:41:52.760

4 Is Mara a real being or something internal, produced by our own minds? 2014-08-15T14:04:29.340

4 Is it ok for lay meditators to have counsellors/therapists/psychologists 2014-09-03T05:24:34.533

4 What advice did the Buddha give to corrupt officials? 2014-12-17T05:44:01.730

4 Role of the Buddhist in preserving the original teachings 2015-03-06T19:45:11.620

4 MN26: "not even has Alaro Kalamo..." or "not only Alaro Kalamo has ..." or "Alaro Kalamo has not only..."? 2015-03-10T13:52:25.043

4 Is there any authenticity to the book 'The Deathbed Sutra of the Buddha: Or Siddhartha's Regrets'? 2015-06-06T09:11:12.830

4 Where can I find an English translation of the Buddhavatamasaka Sutra? 2015-09-09T14:47:11.160

4 Death vs Birth - Birth & Death of what? 2015-12-06T22:55:11.163

4 Sallatha Sutta and modern psychology 2016-02-12T06:13:04.060

4 How did Buddha Explain the Creation Of the World? 2016-04-20T04:14:26.867

4 Three types of characteristics to achieve a goal 2016-09-27T04:41:13.047

4 Sutta/Sutra guideline for choosing actions in ethical dilemmas 2017-01-15T11:44:57.473

4 Meditation technique to reduce/control pain/sorrow/loss 2017-07-15T04:07:25.593

4 What is the phantom in the conclusion of the Diamond Sutra? 2017-09-16T15:52:01.223

4 Monks who are not worthy and worthy 2017-09-27T14:08:12.227

4 How do you understand Ananda Sutta? 2018-01-18T07:09:23.240

4 A concentrated monk discerns things as they actually are? 2018-02-07T00:49:43.897

3 What are the canonical texts for the Buddhisms of the world? 2014-06-27T11:36:12.227

3 What is the sutra where the Buddha emits fire and water from his body? 2014-09-15T18:56:21.560

3 What are the elements (Mahābhūta) references in the Sarvastivada Satipaṭṭhāna? 2014-11-16T07:47:06.170

3 Identification of a Buddhist text written in classical Chinese or Japanese 2015-02-13T22:26:37.077

3 Why isn't the S(h)urangama sutra more popular? 2015-06-24T06:39:16.477

3 What are the results of doing meththa meditation? 2015-11-13T20:33:47.703

3 What is Buddhism "for" (in favor of)? 2015-12-11T02:15:51.867

3 Detachment : What are we really parting from? 2016-01-10T16:31:57.570

3 Buddhist point of view in the research process 2016-03-18T14:13:05.907

3 How does one become a "Māra"? 2016-05-12T22:22:08.390

3 Why is the Heart Sutra so important in Mahayana Buddhism? 2016-05-13T03:06:33.270

3 How important is the surangama sutra in cotemporary buddhism? 2016-07-23T18:48:58.310

3 Is there a contradiction in the translation of the Bhūmija Sutta? 2016-10-01T22:27:26.427

3 Sutta Reference 2016-12-04T17:41:45.533

3 In which Sutta, Buddha wore cloth of dead body? 2016-12-06T00:45:19.400

3 How can I as a layperson approach the discourses given to monks? 2017-02-12T20:20:02.053

3 Different Reasons of Dhamma's Decline 2017-06-20T14:31:38.620

3 Quicksands Simile? 2017-07-01T04:51:29.350

3 What is the sutta in which the Buddha described focusing the mind as similar to whittling? 2017-10-13T17:38:30.253

3 In what sutta/suttas did Buddha stated "I never admire samsara/bhava"? 2017-11-17T17:14:45.047

3 How does the 2nd Noble truth explain the cause of suffering-as-suffering (e.g. resulting from a severe burn)? 2018-01-15T21:35:08.750

3 Tatramajjhattatā • Equanimity • In the middle of all that 2018-01-28T16:12:23.023

2 connection between fear and anger(dwesha) 2014-10-02T16:46:17.920

2 Dharma-ending age in suttas and solution? 2015-02-11T17:19:11.760

2 Killing a parent and killing a foster parent 2015-10-31T00:09:06.947

2 Step siblings and relationships 2015-10-31T00:20:50.287

2 Ābhassara Brahma World for anyone? 2015-11-24T23:48:59.993

2 Karma of Birth? 2015-11-26T18:23:33.683

2 Where in the Tripitaka completion of the formation of Karmic result is mentioned? 2015-12-01T05:16:19.577

2 Different realms,Different beings,Different times - How do they understand what we are saying? 2015-12-06T19:55:48.433

2 Different transmissions for reciting various versions of a same mantra acc. to any of Vajrayana branches 2016-01-10T11:32:29.460

2 Miscarriages & Natural abortions as a result of evil beings? 2016-01-16T22:13:34.520