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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 - 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.

Dhammapada ... Read more


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


NEW MOON - Slow Down

Published August 14, 2015 06:30

Do not dismiss the effects of evil,
saying, "This will come to nothing."
Just as by the gradual fall of raindrops
... Read more



NEW MOON - Informed Faith

Published July 15, 2015 06:30

Even those who perform evil
can experience well-being
so long as their actions
have not yet borne direct ... Read more


FULL MOON - Actuality

Published June 30, 2015 06:30

Though one may know much about Dhamma,
if one does not live accordingly -
like a cowherd who covets another's cattle ... Read more