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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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FULL MOON - Untroubled

Published November 25, 2015 06:00

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

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NEW MOON - Nourishment

Published November 10, 2015 06:00

A deed is well-done
when upon reflection no remorse arises:
with joy one harvests its fruits.

Dhammapada 68

Our ... Read more


FULL MOON - Home

Published October 27, 2015 06:00

Tedious is the company of fools,
always painful,
like being surrounded by enemies;
but to associate with the wise
is like ... Read more


NEW MOON - Opposites

Published October 12, 2015 06:00

Transform anger with non-anger,
badness with the good,
meanness with generosity
and deceit with integrity.

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FULL MOON - Self Regard

Published September 27, 2015 06:00

If we hold ourselves dear,
then we maintain careful self-regard
both day and night.

Dhammapada 157

It is ... Read more



FULL MOON - Awakening

Published August 29, 2015 06:30

Disciples of the Buddha
are fully awake,
dwelling both day and night
in contemplation of Reality.

Dhammapada 297 ... Read more