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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 - True Principles

Published December 17, 2017 06:00

A healthy mind is the greatest gain.
Contentment is the greatest wealth.
Trustworthiness is the best of kin.
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NEW MOON - Restraint

Published November 18, 2017 06:00

To harm living beings
who, like us, seek contentment,
is to bring harm to ourselves.

Dhammapada v.131

When we ... Read more



NEW MOON - Blessings

Published October 19, 2017 06:00

Blessed is the arising of a Buddha;
blessed is the revealing of the Dhamma;
blessed is the concord of the Sangha;
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NEW MOON - Consistency

Published September 20, 2017 06:00

The Awakened Ones, firm in their resolve,
vigorously apply themselves,
and know freedom from all limitation:
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NEW MOON - Foolishness

Published August 21, 2017 06:00

Riches mostly ruin the foolish,
but not those who seek the beyond.
Just as they dismiss the well-being of others and ... Read more