On each 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 monthly Reflection are taken from, ‘A Dhammapada for Contemplation’, Aruna Publications. For more literal interpretations we encourage you to view other translations.

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FULL MOON - Honesty

Published June 01, 2015 06:30

This body wears out with age;
it becomes a host to disease
- vulnerable, fragile,
a decrepit, disintegrating mass,
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FULL MOON - Responsibility

Published May 02, 2015 06:30

Here and hereafter those who perform evil acts
create their own suffering.
Mental preoccupation with the thought, ... Read more

NEW MOON - Compassion

Published April 17, 2015 06:30

One who finds refuge in the Buddha
in the Dhamma and in the Sangha
sees with penetrating insight
suffering, its cause, ... Read more

FULL MOON - Dilemmas

Published April 03, 2015 07:30

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

NEW MOON - Simplify

Published March 19, 2015 06:30

Reciting a single verse of truth
which calms the mind
is better than reciting
a hundred meaningless verses.

Dhammapada ... Read more

FULL MOON – Transforming

Published March 04, 2015 06:30

There are those who discover
they can completely abandon confused reactions 
and become patient as the earth;
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NEW MOON - Being Loving

Published February 17, 2015 06:30

Naturally held dear are those
who live with right action
and have found the Way,
and through insight become ... Read more

FULL MOON – Wisdom

Published February 03, 2015 06:20

Hasten to cultivate wisdom;
make an island for yourself.
Freed from stain and defilement
you are released from birth and ... Read more

NEW MOON - Honouring

Published January 19, 2015 06:30

To honour, even for a single moment,
one who has attained self-mastery,
is of greater benefit than a hundred years
spent ... Read more