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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 - Radiance

Published May 14, 2018 06:00

The sun shines by day,
the moon shines by night.
But both all day and all night
the Buddha shines in glorious ... Read more



NEW MOON - Not Obvious

Published April 14, 2018 06:00

If birds are trapped in a net
only a few will ever escape.
In this world of illusion
only a few see their way to ... Read more


FULL MOON - Simplicity

Published March 31, 2018 06:00

A single word of truth
which leads to calm
is better to hear than a thousand
irrelevant words

Dhammapada v.100

‘ ... Read more


NEW MOON - Resting Contented

Published March 16, 2018 06:00

Do not rest contented
because you keep all the rules and regulations,
nor because you achieve great learning. ... Read more



NEW MOON - No Distraction

Published February 14, 2018 06:00

Knowing the Way for oneself
walk it thoroughly.
Do not allow the needs of others,
however demanding,
to bring ... Read more


FULL MOON - Beyond Suffering

Published January 31, 2018 06:15

Let go of the past.
Let go of the future.
Let go of the present.
With a heart that is free,
cross over to that ... Read more


NEW MOON - Noble Effort

Published January 16, 2018 06:00

It is always a pleasure
not to have to encounter fools.
It is always good to see noble beings,
and a delight to ... Read more


FULL MOON - Small Matters

Published January 01, 2018 06:00

Do not ignore the effect of right action,
saying, “This will come to nothing.”,
Just as by the gradual fall of ... Read more