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Note that the verses used in this monthly Reflection are taken from, ‘A Dhammapada for Contemplation’, Aruna Publications. For more literal interpretations we encourage you to view other translations.

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FULL MOON - Training

Published March 12, 2017 06:00

Let the dread of endless mediocrity
spur you into great effort,
like a well-trained horse
encouraged by the mere ... Read more

NEW MOON – Seeing the Real

Published February 25, 2017 10:14

Mistaking the false for the real
and the real for the false,
one suffers a life of falsity.

Dhammapada v. 11 ... Read more

FULL MOON - Slowing Down

Published January 12, 2017 06:00

There are those who discover
they can completely abandon confused reactions
and become patient as the earth;
... Read more

NEW MOON - Right Action

Published December 28, 2016 06:00

As a beautiful flower without fragrance
is disappointing,
so are wise words
without right action.

Dhammapada v. ... Read more

FULL MOON - Greatest Joy

Published December 14, 2016 06:00

Hunger is the greatest affliction,
conditionality the greatest source of despair.
The wise, seeing this as it is, ... Read more

NEW MOON - Trackless Land

Published November 29, 2016 06:00

Some are reborn as humans;
evil-doers are reborn in hell.
Doers of good are reborn in bliss.
and the pure ... Read more

FULL MOON - Self-harming

Published November 14, 2016 06:00

If you intentionally harm
an innocent person,
someone who is pure and blameless,
the harm will come back to you ... Read more