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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 - Impeturbability

Published October 01, 2016 06:00

No tracks are found in the air,
there is no liberation apart from the Way.
There are no conditioned things that ... Read more


FULL MOON - A Mirage

Published September 16, 2016 06:00

The King of Death cannot find
those who look upon the world
as insubstantial, as transient, a bubble -
illusory, ... Read more


NEW MOON - Purification

Published September 01, 2016 06:00

"All conditioned things are impermanent";
when we see this with insight
we will tire of this life of suffering.
... Read more


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