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On each New Moon and Full Moon Luang Por Munindo sends out a Dhammapada verse with a few lines of comment for reflection. If you wish to receive this message via email, fill in with your email address.

Note that the verses used in this fortnightly Reflection are taken from, ‘A Dhammapada for Contemplation’ (2nd edition), Aruna Publications (2006). For more literal interpretations we encourage you to view other translations.


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NEW MOON - The Wise

Published December 07, 2018 06:00

Silence does not denote profundity 
if you are ignorant and untrained.
Like one holding scales,
a sage weighs ... Read more


FULL MOON - Fearlessness

Published November 22, 2018 06:00

Whoever has cut all that tethers 
and found fearlessness,
who is beyond attachments
and defilements,
I ... Read more




NEW MOON – Impudence

Published October 09, 2018 06:00

Life is easy
for one who lacks shame,
who is as impudent as a crow,
who is arrogant, aggressive,
intrusive and ... Read more



NEW MOON – No More Thorns

Published September 09, 2018 06:00

If you walk the path
you will arrive at the end of suffering.
Having beheld this myself,
I proclaim the Way
... Read more



NEW MOON - Form and Spirit

Published August 11, 2018 06:00

The fragrance of virtue
surpasses by far
the fragrance of flowers
or sandalwood.

Dhammapada v. 55

The ... Read more