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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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FULL MOON - Happiness

Published August 18, 2016 12:02

While in the midst
of those who are greedy,
to dwell free from greed
is happiness indeed.

Dhammapada v. 199

It ... Read more

NEW MOON - Release

Published July 04, 2016 06:00

Relinquish anger.
Let go of conceit.
Release yourself from all that binds you. 
The pure-hearted who cling neither ... Read more

NEW MOON - Travelling

Published June 04, 2016 06:00

To many places beings withdraw to escape from fear:
to mountains, forests, parklands and gardens;
sacred places as ... Read more

FULL MOON - Real Benefit

Published April 21, 2016 06:00

It is easy to do that which is
of no real benefit to oneself,
but it is difficult indeed to do that
which is ... Read more