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 +Clicking on a title in the index below will take you directly to the text or to another page that will tell you more about it. The date accompanying each text indicates the year of the edition on which the transcription is based. Only the major divisions of the Pali canon are listed here; for individual suttas, please see the [[index-sutta|Index of Suttas]].
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 +====== <span anchor #​a>​A</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
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 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​abhi/​index_en.html|Abhidhamma Pitaka: The Basket of Abhidhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​mendis/​wheel322_en.html|Abhidhamma in Practice, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This small book offers a concise introduction to Abhidhamma philosophy. The author introduces all the major concepts of Abhidhamma (the cittas and cetasikas, rupa, the 24 modes of conditionality,​ etc.), interspersing the abstract technical details with ...}} (N.K.G. Mendis; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 322 --></​li>​
 +<​li>"​Advantages of Realizing the Doctrine of Anatta, The" (Ledi Sayadaw, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​affirming_en.html|Affirming the Truths of the Heart: The Buddhist Teachings on Samvega & Pasada]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Popular interpretations of Buddhism today often ignore the importance of two powerful emotions, emotions that propelled the Buddha -- and all those who have sought Awakening since -- towards the goal of Awakening: samvega, a sense of urgency to escape ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​agendas_en.html|Agendas of Mindfulness,​ The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Mindfulness meditation is sometimes described as a kind of "​passive all-encompassing acceptance"​ of one&#​039;​s immediate experience. But, as the author reminds us in this essay, the Pali texts paint a very different picture of what meditation is all ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_35_en.html|Aims of Buddhist Education]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In Sri Lanka, as across much of the world, the quality of formal education is deteriorating,​ as schools fail to instill in their students an appreciation for either learning, moral decency, or wisdom. By reintroducing basic Buddhist principles into the ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​change_en.html|All About Change]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What did the Buddha really have to say about anicca -- inconstancy and change? Does the fact of impermanence tell us (as some popular teachings claim) that we should learn to "​embrace our experiences without clinging,"​ that we have the freedom to "​create ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2004)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khema/​allofus_en.html|All of Us: Beset by birth, decay, and death]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Twelve Dhamma talks on practice, given on Parappuduwa Nun&#​039;​s Island, Sri Lanka.}} (Sister Ayya Khema; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​Amata Dhamma &mdash; see [[lib/​thai/​boowa/​tolastbr_en.html|To the Last Breath: Dhamma Talks on Living and Dying]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book is really two books in one. The first part contains a collection of talks by Ajaan Maha Boowa (many of which were previously published in the book Amata Dhamma). Most of these talks were given for the benefit of an ill lay disciple of Ajaan ...}} (Venerable Acharn Maha Boowa &​Ntilde;​anasampanno,​ edited by  Bhikkhu Ariyesako; 1996)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel273_en.html|Ananda:​ The Guardian of the Dhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography in the BPS&#​039;​s "Lives of the Disciples"​ series. Of all the Buddha&#​039;​s disciples, his cousin Ananda was the one most often mentioned in the suttas. For 25 years Ananda served as the Buddha&#​039;​s personal attendant. He played a crucial ...}} (Hellmuth Hecker; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel273_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (56pp./​0.7MB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 273 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​ariyadhamma/​bl115_en.html|Anapana Sati: Meditation on Breathing]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An outline of the steps of breath meditation, from first beginnings to the full realization of Nibbana.}} (Ven. Mahathera Nauyane Ariyadhamma;​ 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 115 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel334_en.html|Anathapindika:​ The Great Benefactor]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography in the BPS&#​039;​s "Lives of the Disciples"​ series. Anathapindika was one of the Buddha&#​039;​s chief lay disciples and a generous patron of the monastic Sangha. A wealthy householder,​ Anathapindika discovered an even richer inner treasure when ...}} (Hellmuth Hecker; 2005)    <!-- BPS WH 334 --></​li>​
 +<​li>"​Anatta According to Theravada"​ (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anamoli,​ in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   ​)</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel312_en.html|Angulimala:​ A Murderer'​s Road to Sainthood]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography in the BPS&#​039;​s "Lives of the Disciples"​ series. A brief biography of Angulimala, the notorious bandit who was transformed by the Dhamma and eventually became an arahant.}} (Hellmuth Hecker; 2007)    <!-- BPS WH 312 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​an/​index_en.html|Anguttara Nikaya: The Further-factored Discourses]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel238_en.html|Anguttara Nikaya: The Discourse Collection in Numerical Order]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A collection of thirty-four suttas excerpted from the Anguttara Nikaya, with detailed notes and commentary.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2007)    <!-- BPS WH 238 --></​li>​
 +<​li>"​Anicca (Impermanence) According to Theravada"​ (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anamoli,​ in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel186_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: I. Impermanence (Anicca)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These five introductory essays address various facets of impermanence (anicca), an important recurring theme in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The style of these essays ranges widely, from reflective/​experiential ("A Walk in the Woods,"​ by Khantipalo) to ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>"​Aniccam:​ The Buddhist Theory of Impermanence"​ (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anajivako,​ in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel186_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: I. Impermanence (Anicca)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These five introductory essays address various facets of impermanence (anicca), an important recurring theme in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The style of these essays ranges widely, from reflective/​experiential ("A Walk in the Woods,"​ by Khantipalo) to ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)   ​)</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_43_en.html|Anicca Vata Sankhara]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An overview of sankhara (formations,​ fabrications,​ etc.): its multiple meanings and roles in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_43_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​73KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kelly/​warder-key/​index_en.html|Answer Key to Warder'​s '​Introduction to Pali': Exercises 1-21]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Answers to exercises 1-21 of A.K. Warder&#​039;​s classic Pali language textbook, Introduction to Pali (3rdedition) (Oxford: Pali Text Society, 1991).}} (John Kelly; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​kelly/​warder-key_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​1.1MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​arahantsbodhisattvas_en.html|Arahants,​ Bodhisattvas,​ and Buddhas]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ For centuries, Theravada&#​039;​s arahant ideal and Mahayana&#​039;​s bodhisattva ideal have served as lightning rods of contention between these two schools of Buddhism. In fact, the author argues, a healthy and integrated Buddhist practice requires respect ...}} (Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2010)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_26_en.html|Association with the Wise]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The friends and associations we make in life play a crucial role in our progress along the path, as we inevitably absorb some of their qualities -- be they good or bad. How do we learn to recognize and seek out the wise companion, the truly good friend?}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​atthakavagga_en.html|Atthaka Vagga, The: The Octet Chapter]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the author&#​039;​s sutta translations from the Sutta Nipata&#​039;​s fourth chapter, which consists of sixteen poems on the theme of non-clinging.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_19_en.html|Auspicious Month, An]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An acknowledgement of two noteworthy events concerning the BPS: Nyanaponika Mahathera (founder of the BPS) celebrated his 90th birthday, and Ven. Piyadassi Mahathera (editor of the BPS&#​039;​s Sinhala language publications) was elected to the position of ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​thate/​thateauto_en.html|Autobiography of a Forest Monk, The: Venerable Ajahn Thate of Wat Hin Mark Peng
 +Nongkhai Province]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A delightful reminiscence of a long life lived as a monk in the forests of Thailand. Highlights include: his encounters with various monks and seekers, ranging from scoundrels and charlatans to the great Ajaans, such as Ajaan Mun and Ajaan Sao; his ...}} (Venerable Ajahn Thate (Phra Rajanirodharangsee),​ translated from the Thai by  Bhikkhu Ariyesako; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​Autobiography of Phra Ajaan Lee, The {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A fascinating account of Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s life, which he dictated from his hospital bed a year before his death. Highlights include: Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s retelling of a long and elaborate fantasy he had as a young monk that erased, once and for all, any ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​leeauto_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (94pp./​0.7MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​fuang/​itself_en.html|Awareness Itself]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book contains a delightful and inspiring collection of anecdotal stories retold by an American monk who lived under Ajaan Fuang&#​039;​s tutelage for the last decade of Ajaan Fuang&#​039;​s life. These anecdotes reveal a teaching style that adapted ...}} (Ajaan Fuang Jotiko, compiled and Translated by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff); 1999) {{lib/​thai/​fuang/​itself_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​302KB) ​  </​li>​
 +</ul>
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 +====== <span anchor #​b>​B</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
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 +<ul class='​index'>​
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 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel271_en.html|Bag of Bones: A Miscellany on the Body]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ One of the most deeply rooted deceptions in the mind is its tendency to identify the body as "​self."​ Recognizing that this seductive but distorted view of reality can be a stubborn impediment to progress in the Dhamma, the Buddha taught his students some ...}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel271_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.5MB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 271 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_08_en.html|Balanced Way, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Our progress in the Dhamma depends in part on the degree to which we can develop within ourselves the twin virtues of renunciation and compassion.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​mun/​ballad_en.html|Ballad of Liberation from the Khandhas, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This poem, composed sometime in the 1930&#​039;​s,​ is one of the few known written teachings left to us by Ajaan Mun.}} (Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Mahathera, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​breathmed_en.html|Basic Breath Meditation Instructions]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A guided meditation, from the talk, "Using Meditation to Deal with Pain, Illness & Death"​.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1993)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​themes_en.html|Basic Themes]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This essay primarily concerns the practice of breath meditation, and provides valuable advice on responding skillfully to the pitfalls that may be encountered along the way. The Prologue and Introduction to the essay include handy summaries of many key ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​themes_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (182pp./​7.3MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[befriending_en.html|Befriending the Suttas: Tips on Reading the Pali Discourses]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Why should I read the suttas? Which ones should I read? How should I read them?}} (2001) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​figen/​bl085_en.html|Beginning Insight Meditation: And Other Essays]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four brief essays offering advice and encouragement to newcomers to meditation.}} (Dorothy Figen; 1995)    <!-- BPS BL 85 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[begin_en.html|Beginnings:​ Suggested Entry Points to this Website]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​silananda/​bl137_en.html|Benefits of Walking Meditation, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A concise outline of the practice of walking meditation as it is taught in the contemporary Burmese satipatthana "​noting"​ tradition.}} (Sayadaw U Silananda; 1996)    <!-- BPS BL 137 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_41_en.html|Better Than a Hundred Years]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Extraordinary advances in science and medicine promise us longer and healthier lives. But in this heady excitement let us not forget the Buddha&#​039;​s wise counsel: it is not how long we live that really counts, but to what extent we can develop and ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_41_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​106KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​beyondcoping/​index_en.html|Beyond Coping: The Buddha'​s Teachings on Aging, Illness, Death, and Separation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[noncanon/​fieldguide_en.html|Beyond the Tipitaka: A Field Guide to Post-canonical Pali Literature]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An overview of the Tipitaka commentaries,​ sub-commentaries,​ and other classical Theravadan paracanonical texts.}} (2002) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​vin/​sv/​bhikkhu-pati_en.html|Bhikkhu P&#​257;&#​7789;​imokkha:​ The Bhikkhus'​ Code of Discipline]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2007)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​price/​bl102_en.html|Bhikkhu Tissa Dispels Some Doubts]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this delightful fictional dialogue, an earnest but perplexed newcomer to Buddhism brings his basic questions to the wise and patient monk Tissa. A good read for the newcomer or for the veteran meditator who wants a light-hearted back-to-basics pick-me-...}} (Leonard Price; 2005)    <!-- BPS BL 102 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​vin/​sv/​bhikkhuni-pati_en.html|Bhikkhun&#​299;​ P&#​257;&#​7789;​imokkha:​ The Bhikkhun&#​299;​s'​ Code of Discipline]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2007)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​ariyesako/​layguide_en.html|Bhikkhus'​ Rules, The: A Guide for Laypeople]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A very readable summary of the Vinaya rules for bhikkhus (monks), aimed at giving laypeople a better understanding of the monks&#​039;​ way of life. Included are questions-and-answers concerning the proper etiquette when in the company of monks (bowing, ...}} (Bhikkhu Ariyesako; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​blatant_en.html|Blatantly Clear in the Heart]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A short talk on the development of virtue, concentration,​ and discernment. Keep practicing until these qualities become clear in your own heart!}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​horner/​bl130_en.html|Blessed One's City of Dhamma, The: From the Milindapa&​ntilde;​ha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this excerpt from the Milindapa&​ntilde;​ha,​ Ven. Nagasena develops a magnificent series of similes to convince King Milinda that, even though the Buddha died long ago, his legacy lives on, unwavering.}} (I.B. Horner; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​horner/​bl130_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​233KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 130 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel073_en.html|Blessings of Pindapata, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Pindapata is the ancient ascetic practice by which Theravadan monks and nuns walk from house to house, accepting whatever offerings of food are placed in their bowls by laypeople. This essay describes a typical alms-round in lively detail and explores ...}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel073_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (24pp./​300KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​bodhinyana_en.html|Bodhinyana:​ A Collection of Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Nine talks on meditation practice -- some delivered to lay followers, some to monks.}} (The Venerable Ajahn Chah,   (Phra Bodhinyana Thera); 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​bodymind_en.html|Body Contemplation:​ A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An overview of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on contemplation of the body, and its role in the development of mindfulness,​ jhana, and discernment.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​piyadassi/​protection_en.html|Book of Protection, The: Paritta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An ancient anthology of paritta (protection) suttas translated into English: discourses of the Buddha commonly recited for protection against fear, illness, and misfortune. An introductory essay explains the value of paritta recitation for physical and ...}} (Piyadassi Thera, with a Foreword by  V.F. Gunaratna; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​condensed_en.html|Breath Meditation Condensed]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short talk, Upasika Kee outlines in clear and simple terms the path of breath meditation, and describes how to put the classical teaching of breath meditation (Anapanasati Sutta) into immediate practice.}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel433_en.html|Buddha and His Dhamma, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In these two lectures, delivered to an audience with almost no prior knowledge of Buddhism, Ven. Bodhi gives a clear, concise account of the Buddha&#​039;​s life and teaching.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 433 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​guruge/​wheel419_en.html|Buddha'​s Encounters with Mara the Tempter, The: Their Representation in Literature and Art]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of various canonical and extra-canonical accounts of the Buddha&#​039;​s encounters with Mara, the symbolic embodiment of desire and death, in his role as the Tempter. By referring to later Sanskrit literature and Buddhist art, the author ...}} (Ananda W.P. Guruge; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​guruge/​wheel419_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​172KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 419 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​wheel248_en.html|Buddha'​s Words on Kamma, The: Four Discourses of the Buddha from the Majjhima Nikaya]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translations of four key suttas from the Majjhima Nikaya concerning volitional action (kamma).}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera, edited with preface and introductions by  Khantipalo Bhikkhu; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 248 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bullen/​bl042_en.html|Buddhism:​ A Method of Mind Training]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A very basic beginner&#​039;​s outline of the Four Noble Truths.}} (Leonard Bullen; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 42 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​walshe/​wheel261_en.html|Buddhism and Death]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short essay the author outlines the meaning of death from the Theravada Buddhist perspective,​ touching on questions of vital concern to every student of Buddhism: What is death? What is rebirth? Why do we fear death? What happens upon the death ...}} (M. O'C. Walshe; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​walshe/​wheel261_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​311KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 261 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​walshe/​wheel225_en.html|Buddhism and Sex]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this thoughtful and down-to-earth essay, the author explores what it means to live as a sexual being in the light of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. As he points out, rigid puritanism and total permissiveness are two extreme views that lie outside the ...}} (M. O'C. Walshe; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​walshe/​wheel225_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​287KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 225 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​jones/​wheel285_en.html|Buddhism and Social Action: An Exploration]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Must one "set one&#​039;​s own house in order" first before working to address the ills of society in a meaningful way? Can social activism be a genuine support for self-transformation?​ What would a truly "​Buddhist"​ form of social action look like? This ...}} (Ken Jones; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​godidea_en.html|Buddhism and the God-idea]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Mystics from all the world&#​039;​s great religions have reported extraordinary meditative experiences that theists often attribute to the experience of God itself. But is it necessary to invoke the God-idea to explain these experiences?​ (This essay also ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2004. BuddhaNet edition &copy; 1996.) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​narada/​nutshell_en.html|Buddhism in a Nutshell]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An excellent introductory overview of the fundamental principles of Buddhist doctrine. Topics covered include: the life of the Buddha, the Dhamma (Is it a philosophy? A religion? An ethical system?), the Four Noble Truths, the Law of Kamma, Rebirth, ...}} (Narada Mahathera; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bischoff/​wheel399_en.html|Buddhism in Myanmar: A Short History]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This Wheel booklet offers a short history of Buddhism in Myanmar from its origins until the beginning of the colonial period in the late 19th century. The material has been sifted and organized from the point of view of a practicing Buddhist. It is ...}} (Roger Bischoff; 1996)    <!-- BPS WH 399 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​perera/​wheel100_en.html|Buddhism in Sri Lanka: A Short History]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A sketch of the history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, from its introduction to the island in 250 BCE until the 1980&#​039;​s.}} (H.R. Perera; 2007)    <!-- BPS WH 100 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kusalasaya/​wheel085_en.html|Buddhism in Thailand: Its Past and Its Present]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A brief sketch of the history Thai Buddhism. A little dated (it was written in 1965), but still useful for getting a quick overview of key events.}} (Karuna Kusalasaya; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​kusalasaya/​wheel085_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​315KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 85 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​desilva/​attitude_en.html|Buddhist Attitude Towards Nature, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this essay de Silva reviews the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings regarding humankind&#​039;​s relationship to the natural world. More than just laying the foundation for a Buddhist understanding of contemporary environmental issues, this essay also reveals the ...}} (Lily de Silva; 2005)    <!-- BPS WH 346 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kariyawasam/​wheel402_en.html|Buddhist Ceremonies and Rituals of Sri Lanka]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This booklet provides a concise survey of the cermonies and rituals that make up the popular Buddhism of Sri Lanka, the ancient stronghold of Theravada Buddhism. The author discusses such Buddhist rites as the Refuges and Precepts, devotional worship, ...}} (A.G.S. Kariyawasam;​ 1996)    <!-- BPS WH 402 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bogoda/​bl139_en.html|Buddhist Culture, The Cultured Buddhist]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four short essays on what it means for a layperson to live in line with the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. These essays share a common message: through Buddhist practice it is possible to refine one&#​039;​s character, ennoble one&#​039;​s life, and become "...}} (Robert Bogoda; 2005)    <!-- BPS BL 139 --></​li>​
 +<​li>"​Buddhist Doctrine of Anicca (Impermanence),​ The" (Y. Karunadasa, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel186_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: I. Impermanence (Anicca)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These five introductory essays address various facets of impermanence (anicca), an important recurring theme in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The style of these essays ranges widely, from reflective/​experiential ("A Walk in the Woods,"​ by Khantipalo) to ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel294_en.html|Buddhist Layman, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four introductory practical essays on the challenges of life as a Buddhist layperson. Essays included are: "​Principles of Lay Buddhism"​ (by R. Bogoda); "Right Livelihood: the Noble Eightfold Path in the Working Life" (Susan Elbaum Jootla); "​Having Taken ...}} (R. Bogoda, Susan Elbaum Jootla, and M.O'C. Walshe; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 294 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​story/​bl015_en.html|Buddhist Meditation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An outline of the various forms of meditation found in Theravada Buddhism, and of their role in Buddhist practice.}} (Francis Story, ​  (The Anagarika Sugatananda);​ 1995)    <!-- BPS BL 15 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​burns/​wheel088_en.html|Buddhist Meditation and Depth Psychology]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Buddhist meditative path to liberation as viewed from the perspective of modern psychological theory.}} (Douglas M. Burns; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 88 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​Buddhist Monastic Code I, The: The Patimokkha Training Rules Translated and Explained {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The 227 Patimokkha training rules, which are recorded in the Suttavibhanga (the first major section of the Vinaya Pitaka), affect every aspect of the daily life of the Theravada Buddhist bhikkhu (monk). The Patimokkha rules are presented here along with ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2013) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​bmc1_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (515pp./​3.1MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​Buddhist Monastic Code II, The: The Khandhaka Rules Translated and Explained {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Whereas the Patimokkha concerns the basic rules of Theravada Buddhist monastic life (see The Buddhist Monastic Code, Volume I), the Khandhaka (the second major section of the Vinaya Pitaka) concerns its customs, which are no less essential to monastic ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2013) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​bmc2_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (478pp./​2.8MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel130_en.html|Buddhist Monk's Discipline, The: Some Points Explained for Laypeople]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This is a useful introductory guide for laypeople who wish to understand how they can be supportive to monks, whether during a visit to a monastery or when a monk comes to stay in one&#​039;​s home. Includes an overview of the monks&#​039;​ training rules ...}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 130 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​index_en.html|Bhikkhu Bodhi]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​gunaratna/​wheel102_en.html|Buddhist Reflections on Death]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the practice of the recollection of death (marananussati) in meditation.}} (V.F. Gunaratna; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 102 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​response_en.html|Buddhist Response to Contemporary Dilemmas of Human Existence, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this essay, presented at an interfaith conference in Sri Lanka, the author describes the "​radical secularization"​ of human life that lies at the root of the manifold social problems in the modern world. Religious fundamentalism and spiritual ...}} (Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​burlingame/​wheel324_en.html|Buddhist Stories from the Dhammapada Commentary: Part II]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In the fifth century the great Pali scholar-monk Buddhaghosa wrote an extensive commentary to the much-beloved Dhammapada. His commentary provides background stories that set the stage for each brief verse, giving them an expansive context that greatly ...}} (E.W. Burlingame, selected and revised by  Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 324 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel292_en.html|Buddhist Women at the Time of The Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography in the BPS&#​039;​s "Lives of the Disciples"​ series. A collection of biographical sketches, including stories of Khema of Great Wisdom; Kisagotami, the mother with the dead child; Nanda, the Buddha&#​039;​s half-sister;​ and Patacara, the ...}} (Hellmuth Hecker, translated from the German by  Sister Khema; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 292 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​thate/​buddho_en.html|Buddho]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A simple and practical guide to the use of the meditation phrase, buddho, which is used to settle the mind to the point at which discernment can begin to arise.}} (Phra Ajaan Thate Desaransi, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1994)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​c>​C</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_05_en.html|Case for Study, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What is the role of studying the Buddhist scriptures in pursuing the Buddha&#​039;​s path to Awakening? In fact, careful study of the suttas is essential if we are to develop a correct understanding of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​price/​bl096_en.html|To the Cemetery and Back]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Two short essays: the first describes an imagined stroll through the cemetery, calling on us to reflect deeply on the nature of our lives, and on the urgency of Dhamma practice; the second reminds us that there is no point in waiting for an "​ideal"​ time ...}} (Leonard Price; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 96 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​Chanting Guide, A {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The complete text, in both Pali and English, of the chants used by laypeople and monastics alike at Buddhist monasteries of the Thai forest tradition (Dhammayut sect). This extensive collection includes: a guide to pronunciation;​ the daily (morning and ... [Not available in HTML]}} (The Dhammayut Order in the United States of America; 2013) {{lib/​authors/​dhammayut/​chanting_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (205pp./​0.7MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​comprehend_en.html|To Comprehend Suffering]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Meditation isn&#​039;​t about "​getting"​ anything; it&#​039;​s about letting go. We can&#​039;​t let go of the darkness and delusion in our minds; it has to be dispersed by light -- the light of clear-seeing discernment that we cultivate through meditation.}} (Phra Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​abhiman_en.html|Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma, A: The Abhidhammattha Sangaha of Acariya Anuruddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This is the Introduction to the 1993 revision of Narada Mahathera&#​039;​s 1956 classic guidebook to Abhidhamma philosophy, A Manual of Abhidhamma. The Introduction provides an outline of Abhidhamma philosophy and of the seven books within the Abdhidhamma ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi, pali text originally edited and translated by  Mahathera Narada; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​consciousnesses_en.html|Consciousnesses]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This talk, given in the last year of Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s life, is one of the nine for which we have transcripts from the tapes -- and one of the four for which the tapes are still extant. It&#​039;​s a very unusual talk, showing his distinctive humor and ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel303_en.html|Contemplation of Feeling: The Discourse-Grouping on the Feelings]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An anthology of passages from the Samyutta Nikaya and other texts concerning the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on vedana (feeling).}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 303 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​courageous_en.html|Courageous Faith]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A short reflection on the Buddhist view of faith (saddha). (This essay also appears in the book, The Vision of the Dhamma: Buddhist Writings of Nyanaponika Thera, (Buddhist Publication Society, 2000), which is available from Pariyatti).}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2004. BuddhaNet edition &copy; 1996.) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​Craft of the Heart, The {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s first book, with teachings spanning the full range of Dhamma practice, from the five precepts to the attainment of total liberation. This book is a rich source of instruction suitable for beginners and seasoned practitioners,​ alike; take ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​craft_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (109pp./​0.7MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​ocean_en.html|Crossing the Ocean of Life: //May 19, 1960//]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A talk given the last day of the celebration of the new ordination hall at Wat Asokaram. This was the last talk that Ajaan Lee gave to his assembled students, supporters, and friends.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​customs_en.html|Customs of the Noble Ones, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Accordingly to one popular theory, the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings have survived all these years thanks to their ability to adapt to the customs of whatever culture they find themselves at each moment in history. The case of the Thai forest kammatthana ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​d>​D</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel367_en.html|Dana:​ The Practice of Giving]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Dana -- the Pali word means giving, generosity, self-sacrifice:​ the quality of the heart that moves a person to give away his or her own possessions for the sake of others. Giving in Buddhism is not a mere moral virtue to be randomly engaged in or ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 367 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​demons_en.html|Demons of Defilement, The: (Kilesa Mara)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Ajaan Lee explains how the secret of developing wisdom lies in learning to use our defilements to our advantage. "An outstanding person,"​ says Ajaan Lee, "takes bad things and makes them good."​.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​deperception_en.html|De-perception]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ When we sit down to meditate we usually bring along a host of assumptions about what our perceptions are, what our experience of meditation is like, and what it should be. As meditators, our task is to learn to ask the right questions -- questions that ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​harris/​bl141_en.html|Detachment and Compassion in Early Buddhism]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The development of these twin emotions plays a central role in Buddhist practice. But are they truly compatible? How can one feel genuine compassion toward others while simultaneously remaining detached and "​aloof"​ from the world? Citing examples from ...}} (Elizabeth J. Harris; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​harris/​bl141_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​137KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 141 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​devotion_en.html|Devotion in Buddhism]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A short essay on the role of devotion in Buddhist practice. (This essay also appears in the book, The Vision of the Dhamma: Buddhist Writings of Nyanaponika Thera, (Buddhist Publication Society, 2000), which is available from Pariyatti).}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2004)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_27_en.html|Dhamma and Non-duality]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Contrary to the stated goal of some other currently popular eastern religions and practices, the Dhamma is not concerned with the attainment of a state of "​non-dualism,"​ a condition in which the barriers between "​self"​ and "​other,"​ or samsara and nibbana,​...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​everyone_en.html|Dhamma for Everyone: //October 5, 1960//]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short talk Ajaan Lee offers some very basic guidelines for laypeople and monastics, alike, on how to live correctly in line with the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The framework for the talk is the Ovada-patimokkha Gatha, a short verse traditionally ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​boowa/​london_en.html|Dhamma Teaching of Acariya Maha Boowa in London, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A wide-ranging collection of formal Dhamma talks and informal question-and-answer sessions, directed to a group of lay followers in London. Here you will find this memorable exchange, among many others: A questioner asked, "I would like to ask if people ...}} (Acariya Maha Boowa &​Ntilde;​anasampanno,​ translated from the Thai book entitled //Ven. Acariya Maha Boowa &​Ntilde;​anasampanno in London// by  Bhikkhu Pa&​ntilde;&​ntilde;​avaddho;​ 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_06_en.html|Dhamma Without Rebirth?]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Some contemporary teachers have claimed that the question of rebirth is extraneous to the core teachings of Buddhism. In fact, the notion of kamma and rebirth is the central defining principle at the very heart of all the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​dhp/​index_en.html|Dhammapada:​ The Path of Dhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​dhp/​dhp.intro.budd_en.html|Dhammapada,​ The: The Buddha'​s Path of Wisdom]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Acharya Buddharakkhita,​ with an introduction by  Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​dn/​index_en.html|Digha Nikaya: The Long Discourses]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​directions_en.html|Directions for Insight: Six Dhamma Talks on Centering the Mind in Non-attachment]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Six talks on meditation practice. This collection has also been published under the title Directing to Self-penetration. (Note: four of these talks have also been re-translated from the Thai by Thanissaro Bhikkhu and published in Going Against the Flow ...}} (Acharn Kor Khao-suan-luang (Upasika Kee Nanayon), edited by  Bhikkhu Ariyesako; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_36_en.html|Discipline of Sobriety, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A reminder that the five precepts -- the most elementary guidelines of moral conduct offered by the Buddha -- enjoin us not merely from drinking alcohol to excess, but from drinking any amount of alcohol. Clarity of mind and moral judgment are ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​ireland/​wheel082_en.html|Discourse Collection, The: Selected Texts from the Sutta Nipata]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A fine sampler of short suttas from the Sutta Nipata, spanning a wide range of topics, including: good conduct and bad, the Buddha&#​039;​s battle with Mara, cultivation of right view, the simile of the boat, etc. Some are formal sermons, some take the ...}} (John D. Ireland; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 82 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​wheel377_en.html|Discourse on Right View, The: The Sammaditthi Sutta and its Commentary]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translation of the Sammaditthi Sutta (Majjhima Nikaya 9) and its Commentary. This discourse by Ven. Sariputta explains many aspects of kamma, the Four Noble Truths, and dependent arising.}} (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anamoli,​ edited and Revised by  Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 377 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel048_en.html|Discourse on the Snake Simile, The: Alagaddupama Sutta (MN 22)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Discourse on the Snake Simile (MN 22) contains important presentations of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on not-self and on the dangers of clinging to views. It also contains two of the Canon&#​039;​s most memorable similes: that of the raft, and that of ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel048_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.5MB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 48 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bl143_en.html|Discourses of the Ancient Nuns: (Bhikkhuni-samyutta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A translation of the Bhikkhuni Samyutta (Chapter 5 of the Samyutta Nikaya), consisting of ten suttas that describe Mara&#​039;​s failed attempts to upset the equanimity and resolve of meditating forest nuns. With Introduction and detailed notes.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1997)    <!-- BPS BL 143 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​disenchantment_en.html|Disenchantment]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A talk given at the start of a meditation session, in which Ajaan Suwat explains how to strenghten mindfulness and develop the disenchantment needed for discernment to arise. An excellent introduction to the contemplation of the 32 parts of the body.}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​divinemantra_en.html|Divine Mantra, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Ajaan Lee explains the significance of the "​Divine Mantra"​ -- six Pali passages concerning the elements (dhatu: wind, fire, water, earth, space, and consciousness) that he recommended that his students commit to memory and chant regularly.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​divinemantra_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​118KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_46_en.html|Does Rebirth Make Sense?]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Newcomers to Buddhism, inspired by the down-to-earth clarity, directness, and immediacy of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings, often stumble when they first encounter the teachings on rebirth. In this essay the author, while not attempting to make a scientific ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_46_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​99KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​duties_en.html|Duties of the Sangha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ During the rains retreat of 1960 -- his last -- Ajaan Lee gave this exhortation to the monks and novices, calling on them to fulfill their duties as monastics. While acknowledging that the Thai ecclesiastical system spells out specific practical monastic ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​duties_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (25pp./​223KB) ​  </​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​e>​E</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​economy_en.html|Economy of Gifts, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This short essay explores the vital role of giving (dana) in Theravada Buddhism, especially as it is expressed in the relation between the lay and monastic communities. These mutually dependent communities support one another by means of an economy based ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​dhammika/​wheel386_en.html|Edicts of King Asoka, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translations of a number of the edicts carved in pillars and rocks by the great Buddhist Indian King Asoka during the 3rd century BCE. (See also That the True Dhamma Might Last a Long Time: Readings Selected by King Asoka, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, ed.).}} (Ven. S. Dhammika; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 386 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​compassion_en.html|Educating Compassion]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How can we best serve a loved one who is sick or dying? In such situations simply acting with compassion and mindfulness is not enough; there are skills we must learn before we can truly be of compassionate service.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>"​Egolessness"​ (Nyanatiloka Mahathera, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<!-- <​li>​[[tech/​style_en.html|FetchDoc() failed: file '​tech/​style_en.html'​ not found.]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} ()    </li> -->
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​piyatissa/​bl068_en.html|Elimination of Anger, The: With two stories retold from the Buddhist texts]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An overview of the methods the Buddha taught to overcome anger.}} (Ven. K. Piyatissa Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 68 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​emptiness_en.html|Emptiness]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short essay the author explains the role of emptiness in the practice of meditation.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​ePublished Dhamma Talks (1) {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Thirty-seven Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery. [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​eDhammaTalks_1_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (131pp./​0.5MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​ePublished Dhamma Talks (2) {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Twenty-two Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery. [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​eDhammaTalks_2_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (87pp./​481KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​ePublished Dhamma Talks (3) {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Seventy-eight Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery. [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​eDhammaTalks_3_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (338pp./​1MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khin/​wheel231_en.html|Essentials of Buddha Dhamma in Meditative Practice, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An outline of the vipassana meditation practice as taught by U Ba Khin, S.N. Goenka, etc.}} (Sayagyi Thray Sithu U Ba Khin, with an Essay on U Ba Khin by  Eric Lerner; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 231 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​webu/​wheel375_en.html|Essential Practice, The: Part I]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Venerable Webu Sayadaw of Myanmar (Burma) was one of the greatest Theravada Buddhist meditation masters of recent times. An exemplar of the strict and simple meditative life, he constantly stresses to his disciples the need to tread the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Venerable Webu Sayadaw, translated from the Burmese by  Roger Bischoff; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 375 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​webu/​wheel384_en.html|Essential Practice, The: Part II]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [See the description of Part I.].}} (Venerable Webu Sayadaw, translated from the Burmese by  Roger Bischoff; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 384 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​mun/​everpresent_en.html|Ever-present Truth, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Eight short fragments drawn from Ajaan Mun&#​039;​s sermons given during the last two years of his life. These fragments were originally appended to the book A Heart Released as part of a commemorative volume distributed at Phra Ajaan Mun&#​039;​s cremation ...}} (Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Mahathera, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​narada/​wheel014_en.html|Everyman'​s Ethics: Four Discourses of the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four discourses by the Buddha that are of particular value to laypeople: the Sigalovada, Maha-mangala,​ Parabhava, and Vyagghapajja suttas.}} (Narada Thera; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 14 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​eyeof_en.html|Eye of Discernment,​ The: An Anthology from the Teachings]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This anthology serves as an excellent starting point for newcomers to Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s teachings.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ selected and translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​f>​F</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +<​li>"​Fact of Impermanence,​ The" (Piyadassi Thera, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel186_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: I. Impermanence (Anicca)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These five introductory essays address various facets of impermanence (anicca), an important recurring theme in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The style of these essays ranges widely, from reflective/​experiential ("A Walk in the Woods,"​ by Khantipalo) to ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​faithinawakening_en.html|Faith In Awakening]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Is faith necessary? In this essay the author challenges three popular misconceptions concerning the role of faith in Buddhism.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​fistful_en.html|Fistful of Sand, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These Dhamma talks and question-and-answer sessions were recorded during a two-week meditation retreat he taught at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts in 1990. This event marked a rare opportunity for an elder Thai ajaan to speak ...}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​khandha_en.html|Five Aggregates, The: A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This anthology of short readings from the suttas explains how the teachings on the five aggregates (pa&​ntilde;​cakkhandha) -- form, feeling, perception, mental fabrications,​ and consciousness -- function in the Buddhist path to liberation.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel026_en.html|Five Mental Hindrances and Their Conquest, The: Selected Texts from the Pali Canon and the Commentaries]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An anthology of excerpts from the suttas and the Commentaries that address how to deal with the hindrances (sense desire, ill-will, sloth and torpor, restlessness and remorse, and doubt) when they arise in the mind.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 26 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​khandha_en.html|Five Piles of Bricks: The Khandhas as Burden & Path]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ When asked, "What am I?" Buddhist scholars and meditation teachers, alike, usually state that what we conventionally call a "​person"​ is best understood in terms of the five khandhas: form, feeling, perceptions,​ mental fabrications,​ and consciousness. ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_22_en.html|Five Spiritual Faculties, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the five indriya, or spiritual faculties (faith, energy, mindfulness,​ concentration,​ and wisdom), and their role in the practice of Dhamma.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​foodforawakening_en.html|Food for Awakening: The Role of Appropriate Attention]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What is "bare attention"?​ The answer may surprise you.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​heartfood_en.html|Food for the Heart]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These ten talks were given to bhikkhus at Ajaan Chah&#​039;​s monastery in Thailand and contain a wealth of insight and humor into all aspects of Dhamma practice. Much of this material is probably more accessible to long-term students, rather than to ...}} (Venerable Ajahn Chah; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​foodthought_en.html|Food for Thought]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These are short (2 or 3 page) excerpts from Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s talks, offering introductory reflections on the ultimate meaning and worth of Buddhist practice.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​medhanandi/​foodofkindness_en.html|Food of Kindness, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A Theravada bhikkhuni reflects on the joys and hardships of the daily pindapat (alms-round). By this ancient monastic tradition the spiritual mendicant -- the "true beggar"​ -- receives nourishment from the tangible generosity of others, while at the same ...}} (Ayya Medhanandi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​medhanandi/​foodofkindness_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​258KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_28_en.html|For the Welfare of Many]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A personal appreciation for the life and work of the late Ven. Nyanaponika Mahathera (1901-1994),​ who served as founder, editor, president and, most recently, Patron of the BPS.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel243_en.html|Forest Meditations:​ The Verses of the Arahant Talaputa Thera]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These eloquent verses, from the Theragatha, chronicle the many "​conversations"​ that Venerable Talaputa, a former actor and contemporary of the Buddha, had with his own mind during the course of his practice. As these verses reveal, while he was still a ...}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 1996)    <!-- BPS WH 243 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanasatta/​wheel019_en.html|Foundations of Mindfulness,​ The: Satipatthana Sutta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A translation of the Satipatthana sutta (Majjhima Nikaya 10), with an Introduction and Notes. [Read another translation of this sutta].}} (Nyanasatta Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 19 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​truths_en.html|Four Noble Truths, The: A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the Four Noble Truths, the basic framework on which all the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings are built.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel105_en.html|Four Nutriments of Life, The: An Anthology of Buddhist Texts]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Among the Buddha&#​039;​s most profound teachings is his observation that, like our bodies, our minds demand food for survival. Like a starving person, the mind hungers for sense-impressions;​ it feeds on thoughts, memories, ideas, and dreams; it even ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel105_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.5MB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 105 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel006_en.html|Four Sublime States, The: Contemplations on Love, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A series of short but illuminating reflections on the development of the four brahmavihara ("​sublime states"​ or "​divine abidings":​ love, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity) and the role they play in meditative practice.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 6 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​frames_en.html|Frames of Reference]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s classic introduction to the four foundations of mindfulness from the perspective of breath meditation.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​frames_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (36pp./​174KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​freedomfrombuddhanature_en.html|Freedom From Buddha Nature]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ According to the early Buddhist teachings, the mind is neither innately good, innately bad, or innately Awakened; it is our choices and our actions that shape the development of the mind. In fact, if we make any assumptions about the mind&#​039;​s innate ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​fear_en.html|Freedom From Fear]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Human beings have forever lived in fear: fear of change, of loss, of death. Unfortunately,​ we have also adopted a host of unskillful ways to deal with those fears. The author writes: "The most unskillful response to fear is when, perceiving dangers to ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[faq_en.html|Frequently Asked Questions About Access to Insight]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2007) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_25_en.html|From Views to Vision]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Although the Buddha teaches that clinging leads to suffering, there are some things -- most significantly,​ Right View -- that he insists are worth holding onto until we reach the end of the path.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanatiloka/​wheel394_en.html|Fundamentals of Buddhism: Four Lectures]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this booklet one of the 20th century&#​039;​s great scholar-monks addresses some of the most fundamental but difficult issues in the correct understanding of the Buddha Dhamma. Bringing together his wide scholarship and practical experience with a gift ...}} (Nyanatiloka Mahathera; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​nyanatiloka/​wheel394_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​454KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 394 --></​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​g>​G</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​dhammika/​wheel342_en.html|Gemstones of the Good Dhamma: Saddhamma-maniratana]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A fine collection of short verses from the suttas, arranged according to subject matter. Students whose only familiarity with Buddhist verse comes from reading the ever-popular Dhammapada will find in this collection some inspiring and rewarding new ...}} (Ven. S. Dhammika; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 342 --></​li>​
 +<​li>"​Generosity:​ The Inward Dimension"​ (Nina van Gorkom, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel367_en.html|Dana:​ The Practice of Giving]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Dana -- the Pali word means giving, generosity, self-sacrifice:​ the quality of the heart that moves a person to give away his or her own possessions for the sake of others. Giving in Buddhism is not a mere moral virtue to be randomly engaged in or ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​gettingmessage_en.html|Getting the Message]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In today&#​039;​s climate of terrorism and war, we hear politicians,​ pundits, and even a few Buddhist teachers insisting that killing can be morally justified when it prevents others from killing. In this essay the author points out that the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​Gift of Dhamma, A {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A public talk given on October 10, 1977, addressed to the parents of a monk who had come from France to visit their son. An edited version of this talk has been translated into English under the same name. This is a translation of a new, full transcript ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Ajahn Chah, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2013) {{lib/​thai/​chah/​giftofdhamma_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (34pp./​114KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​dune/​giftsheleft_en.html|Gifts He Left Behind: The Dhamma Legacy of Ajaan Dune Atulo]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A collection of short anecdotes and quotations from Ajaan Dune, as recalled by one of his long-time monastic comrades. Ajaan Dune&#​039;​s straightforward words are rich with deceptively simple insights that reflect a profound grasp of Dhamma. His unique ...}} (Phra Bodhinandamuni,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2005) {{lib/​thai/​dune/​giftsheleft_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.9MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_38_en.html|Giving Dignity to Life]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Buddha&#​039;​s teachings offer a profound hope that can help erase the despair and cynicism so rampant in the modern world. Because each of us is personally responsible for the moral choices we make, by those choices we are all capable of bringing to ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>"​Giving from the Heart" (M. O'C. Walshe, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel367_en.html|Dana:​ The Practice of Giving]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Dana -- the Pali word means giving, generosity, self-sacrifice:​ the quality of the heart that moves a person to give away his or her own possessions for the sake of others. Giving in Buddhism is not a mere moral virtue to be randomly engaged in or ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)   </​li>​
 +<​li>"​Giving in the Pali Canon" (Lily de Silva, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel367_en.html|Dana:​ The Practice of Giving]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Dana -- the Pali word means giving, generosity, self-sacrifice:​ the quality of the heart that moves a person to give away his or her own possessions for the sake of others. Giving in Buddhism is not a mere moral virtue to be randomly engaged in or ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​theflow_en.html|Going Against the Flow]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These are new translations from the original Thai of four talks delivered by Kee Nanayon in 1970. Earlier translations of these talks have been published many times previously, under the titles Directing to Self-penetration and Directions for Insight. (...}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel282_en.html|Going for Refuge & Taking the Precepts]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An excellent introduction to the purpose, meaning, and fruits of taking refuge in the Triple Gem and of observing the precepts.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 282 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​sumana/​wheel027_en.html|Going Forth: A Call to Buddhist Monkhood]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A compelling essay in which a remarkable novice monk reflects on the reasons for adopting the homeless life. The author was among the first Westerners to seek Theravada ordination. He was ordained in 1906 in Sri Lanka under the tutelage of Ven. ...}} (Sumana Samanera; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 27 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​gooddose_en.html|Good Dose of Dhamma, A: For Meditators When They Are Ill]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ For best results, read this before you fall ill.}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_23_en.html|Guardians of the World, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the two mental qualities that serve as safeguards of our morality, protecting both ourselves and the world around us from harm: hiri, an innate conscience or sense of shame over doing wrong, and ottappa, a fear of the consequences of ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[en:​lib:​authors:​nyanasamvara:​index#​gawarens|Guide to Awareness, A: Dhamma Talks on the Foundations of Mindfulness (Satipatthana Sutta)]] (Somdet Phra &​Ntilde;​anasamvara,​ 1997)</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​guided_en.html|Guided Meditation, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Basic instructions in the practice of breath meditation.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​h>​H</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​handbook_en.html|Handbook for the Relief of Suffering: Three Essays]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Three short essays on practice composed during Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s hospital stay about a year before his death. They were intended as food for thought for hospital patients to ponder while undergoing treatment, but are equally inspiring to those of us who ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​handbook_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (12pp./​89KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​dhammananda/​marriage_en.html|Happy Married Life, A: A Buddhist Perspective]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Practicing Buddhists living as married householders face countless challenges in their day-to-day lives with their partners: What responsibilities does one have to one&#​039;​s spouse and children? How can sexuality be reconciled with the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda;​ 2005)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​headandheart_en.html|Head & Heart Together: Bringing Wisdom to the Brahma-viharas]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Good will, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity are all qualities that can be developed with practice. To elevate them fully to the level of brahmavihara,​ however, requires the hard work of bringing real intelligence to your heart.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2009)    </li>
 +<​li>​Head & Heart Together: Essays on the Buddhist Path {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Thirteen essays, including: &#​039;​The Lessons of Gratitude&#​039;,​ &#​039;​No Strings Attached&#​039;,​ &#​039;​The Power of Judgment&#​039;,​ &#​039;​Think like a Thief&#​039;,​ &#​039;​Strength Training for the Mind&#​039;,​ &#​039;​Mindfulness Defined&#​039;,​ &#​039;​The ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​headandheartbook_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​448KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​karunaratna/​bl140_en.html|Healing of the Bull, The: A Story]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this tale from Karunaratna&#​039;​s series of stories to be read aloud to young children, we meet a bull, crippled with anger and bitterness for the years of mistreatment he suffered at the hands of his masters. Kapuri the she-elephant and the wise ...}} (Suvimalee Karunaratna;​ 2005) {{lib/​authors/​karunaratna/​bl140_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​239KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​precepts_en.html|Healing Power of the Precepts, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Many people today have come to the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings in search of emotional and spiritual healing. In this short essay the author reminds us that the single most effective tool for healing a wounded heart may be found in the cultivation of sila, or ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​siriwardhana/​bl093_en.html|Heart Awakened, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A series of introductory reflections on the roles of mudita (appreciative joy) and metta (loving-kindness) in Dhamma practice.}} (Eileen Siriwardhana;​ 1995)    <!-- BPS BL 93 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​mun/​released_en.html|Heart Released, A: The Teachings of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Seventeen excerpts from Dhamma teachings delivered by Ajaan Mun in 1944-45.}} (Phra Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khema/​herenow_en.html|(To Be Seen) Here and Now: Ten Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Ten Dhamma talks from a meditation retreat at Pelmadulla Bhikkhu Training Centre, Sri Lanka.}} (Sister Ayya Khema; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​homeformind_en.html|Home for the Mind, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Before you can really let go of the five aggregates (khandha) in meditation, you must build yourself a good home for the mind.}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​i>​I</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanananda/​wheel188_en.html|Ideal Solitude: An Exposition on the Bhaddekaratta Sutta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In the Bhaddekaratta Sutta (MN 131) the Buddha presents a magnificently concise statement of the life-and-death importance of keeping one&#​039;​s attention firmly rooted in the present moment. Despite the sutta&#​039;​s overall clarity and brilliance, the ...}} (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anananda;​ 2005) {{lib/​authors/​nanananda/​wheel188_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​385KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 188 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​ignorance_en.html|Ignorance]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ We&#​039;​re ignorant not for lack of information or knowledge, but because of the unskillful ways in which we handle stress and suffering. Develop the proper skills and Awakening is sure to follow.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2008)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​strength_en.html|Inner Strength: Sixteen Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These sixteen short pieces were reconstructed from notes taken by a lay disciple who attended Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s talks. Most deal with some particular aspect of breath meditation, some deal with the underlying values of practice, and all offer valuable ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1998) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​strength_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.7MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​In Body and Mind {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A Dhamma talk given on August 23, 1978. [Not available in HTML]}} (Ajahn Chah, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​thai/​chah/​inbodyandmind_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (34pp./​284KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​insimpleterms_en.html|In Simple Terms: 108 Dhamma Similes]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A marvelous collection of Dhamma similes from one of the Thai forest tradition&#​039;​s great teachers.}} (Ajahn Chah, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​jootla/​wheel349_en.html|Inspiration from Enlightened Nuns]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An invitation and introduction to the Therigatha (Verses of the Elder Nuns), whose stories it contains are widely regarded as among the most moving and inspiring in the entire Pali canon.}} (Susan Elbaum Jootla; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 349 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​integrityofemptiness_en.html|Integrity of Emptiness, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Much has been written about the Buddhist concept of emptiness -- in particular, that it refers to a metaphysical principle of the absence of any inherent existence. In this essay the author points out that this notion has very little to do with what the ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​into_the_stream_en.html|Into the Stream: A Study Guide on the First Stage of Awakening]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The sutta readings in this guide are organized around the four factors that lead to the attainment of stream-entry and address questions of interest to all meditators, whether or not their practice aims all the way to Awakening. [Formerly two separate ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​study/​into_the_stream_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (79pp./​381KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​Introducing Buddhism {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Originally published in 1988 to accompany the London Buddhist Society&#​039;​s Introducing Buddhism course, this book provides an outline of the history and basic teachings of Theravada Buddhism. Also includes a bibliography and glossary of Pali terms. [Not available in HTML]}} (Venerable Dr. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera and Jayasili (Jacquetta Gomes); 2011) {{lib/​authors/​various/​introducing_buddhism_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (28pp./​222KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​vin/​sv/​bhikkhu-pati-intro_en.html|Introduction to the Patimokkha Rules]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​jootla/​wheel301_en.html|Investigation for Insight]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of the teachings of dhammavicaya (investigation-of-dhammas),​ a key factor to be developed in the cultivation of insight.}} (Susan Elbaum Jootla; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 301 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​nararatana/​iridescence_en.html|Iridescence on the Water, An]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A synopsis of some very basic teachings given to lay visitors at Chao Khun Nararatana Rajamanit&#​039;​s monastery in Thailand. These teachings are especially suitable for young people.}} (Chao Khun Nararatana Rajamanit (Tryk Dhammavitakko),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​iti/​iti.intro.irel_en.html|Itivuttaka:​ The Buddha'​s Sayings]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (John Ireland; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​iti/​iti.intro.than_en.html|Itivuttaka:​ This Was Said by the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001) {{tipitaka/​kn/​iti/​iti-than_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (88pp./​333KB) ​  </​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​j>​J</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl135_en.html|Jataka Tales of the Buddha: Part I]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four Jataka Tales: Apannaka Jataka (Crossing the Wilderness; Jat 1), Serivavanija Jataka (The Traders of Seriva; Jat 3), Matakabhatta Jataka (The Goat that Laughed and Wept; Jat 18), and Kuhaka Jataka (The Straw Worth More Than Gold; Jat 89).}} (Ken & Visakha Kawasaki; 1995)    <!-- BPS BL 135 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl138_en.html|Jataka Tales of the Buddha: Part II]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Three Jataka tales: Illisa Jataka (The Miserly Treasurer; Jat 78), Kalakanni Jataka (What&#​039;​s in a name?; Jat 83), and Mahasara Jataka (The Queen&#​039;​s Necklace; Jat 92).}} (Ken & Visakha Kawasaki; 1998)    <!-- BPS BL 138 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl142_en.html|Jataka Tales of the Buddha: Part III]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four Jataka tales: Kumbha Jataka (The Fifth Precept; Jat 512), Silanisamsa Jataka (A Good Friend; Jat 190), Duddubha Jataka (The Sound the Hare Heard; Jat 322), and Mahakapi Jataka (The Great Monkey King; Jat 407).}} (Ken & Visakha Kawasaki; 1998)    <!-- BPS BL 142 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl144_en.html|Jataka Tales of the Buddha: Part IV]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Three Jataka tales: Mahasupina Jataka (The Sixteen Dreams; Jat 77), Manicora Jataka (The Virtuous Wife; Jat 194), and Dabbhapuppha Jataka (The Jackal&#​039;​s Judgment; Jat 400).}} (Ken & Visakha Kawasaki; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl144_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​158KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 144 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl158_en.html|Jataka Tales of the Buddha: Part V]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four Jataka tales: Nalapana Jataka (The Case of the Hollow Canes; Jat 20), Vattaka Jataka (The Baby Quail; Jat 35), Pa&​ntilde;​cavudha Jataka (Prince Five-weapons;​ Jat 55), and Alinacitta Jataka (The Elephant Who Saved a Kingdom; Jat 156).}} (Ken & Visakha Kawasaki; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​kawasaki/​bl158_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​146KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 158 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​jhananumbers_en.html|Jhana Not by the Numbers]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The author recalls how Ajaan Fuang taught meditation to his students: he would give them just enough instruction to stay on-track, but would rarely "​certify"​ them as having attained this or that level of jhana, thereby motivating them to develop self-...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2005)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​gunaratana/​wheel351_en.html|Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This booklet, a condensed version of Bhante Gunaratana&#​039;​s treatise, "The Path of Serenity & Insight"​ (Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass,​ 1985), outlines the role of jhana (meditative absorption) in Theravada Buddhist meditation. The author&#​039;​s ...}} (Henepola Gunaratana; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 351 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​harris/​bl134_en.html|Journey into Buddhism, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Eight concise and articulate reflections on Buddhist life and practice that emerged from the author&#​039;​s own journey from Christianity into Buddhism. These short essays, which offer helpful insights for bridging the two faiths, were originally ...}} (Elizabeth J. Harris; 2005)    <!-- BPS BL 134 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​joyeffort_en.html|Joy of Effort, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ On bringing a joyful, playful attitude to the serious practice of meditation.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​k>​K</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​soma/​wheel008_en.html|Kalama Sutta: The Buddha'​s Charter of Free Inquiry]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this famous and important discourse the Buddha sets forth a standard by which a seeker can evaluate any spiritual path. With preface and supplementary texts. (For an illuminating commentary on this sutta, see Bhikkhu Bodhi&#​039;​s essay, "A Look at the ...}} (Soma Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 8 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​kammafruit_en.html|Kamma and its Fruit]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of the subtle nature of kamma, and of the ultimate importance of cultivating wholesome kammic actions so that we may arrive at liberation -- the final ending of kamma itself. (This essay also appears in the book, The Vision of the Dhamma: ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2004. BuddhaNet edition &copy; 1996.) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​kamma_en.html|Kamma:​ A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An overview of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on kamma (karma; intentional action).}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​karma_en.html|Karma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This short introductory essay explains the nature of karma (Pali: kamma), or willful action. The process of karma is a complex interplay between the fruits of our past actions (over which we have no control in the present) and the choices we make in the ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[en:​lib:​authors:​thanissaro:​index#​karmaquestions|Karma of Questions, The: Essays on the Buddhist Path]] (Thanissaro Bhikkhu, 2002)</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​inmind_en.html|Keeping the Breath in Mind: and Lessons in Samadhi]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A complete handbook for breath meditators, full of detailed practical instructions for the development of concentration and insight.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​inmind_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​240KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[en:​lib:​authors:​brahmali:​index|Key to the Exercises in A.K. Warder'​s '​Introduction to Pali', A]]</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​index_en.html|Khuddaka Nikaya: The Collection of Little Texts]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​knowledge_en.html|Knowledge]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This was transcribed from one of Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s few tape recorded talks, delivered six months before he passed away, and covers the eight classical forms of knowledge and skill (vijja) that come from the practice of concentration. This is vintage Ajaan ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​l>​L</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel206_en.html|Lay Buddhist Practice: The Shrine Room, Uposatha Day, Rains Residence]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A helpful practical manual for lay Buddhists covering devotional practice (bowing, setting up a shrine room, etc.), uposatha day observances,​ lay precepts, and basic meditation techniques.}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 206 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_18_en.html|Laying Down the Rod]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In a world fraught with violence, the Buddha&#​039;​s ancient advice is just as relevant today: "​Putting oneself in the place of another, one should not slay or incite others to slay."​.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​toh_en.html|Legends of Somdet Toh]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Somdet Toh (1788-1872) was one of nineteenth century Thailand&#​039;​s most famous and beloved meditation monks. In this short article the author recounts several anecdotal stories and legends that reveal the wit and wisdom of this extraordinary monk.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​Lessons in Samadhi (Ajaan Lee) &mdash; see [[lib/​thai/​lee/​inmind_en.html|Keeping the Breath in Mind: and Lessons in Samadhi]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A complete handbook for breath meditators, full of detailed practical instructions for the development of concentration and insight.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​inmind_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​240KB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​lessonsofgratitude_en.html|Lessons of Gratitude, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How to repay the kindness of others in the best possible way.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​lifeisnt_en.html|Life Isn't Just Suffering]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel090_en.html|Life of Sariputta, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography of the "​Marshal of the Dhamma,"​ the Buddha&#​039;​s chief disciple, whom the Buddha praised for his deep wisdom, humility, patience, and forbearance.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 90 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​soni/​wheel254_en.html|Life'​s Highest Blessings: The Maha Mangala Sutta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Maha-mangala Sutta presents the Buddha&#​039;​s most fundamental teachings on how to find happiness in this very life. This book contains a translation of this important sutta, along with helpful notes, extensive commentary. Also includes the Pali text ...}} (Dr. R.L. Soni, revised by  Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 254 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_39_en.html|Lifestyles and Spiritual Progress]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How does a person&#​039;​s choice of lifestyle -- i.e., layperson or monastic -- affect one&#​039;​s ability to make progress along the Buddhist path?}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_39_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​165KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​webu/​bl122_en.html|To Light a Fire: A Dhamma Discourse]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An inspiring dialogue on the subject of how to keep the fire of Dhamma practice burning brightly in one&#​039;​s life.}} (The Venerable Webu Sayadaw, translated from the Burmese by  Roger Bischoff; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 122 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​light_en.html|Light of Discernment,​ The: Meditation Instructions]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This anthology gathers together under one title seven short talks on the practice of meditation, in commemoration of the life of Ajaan Suwat. The anthology includes the following talks, each of which is available online individually:​ Blatantly Clear in ...}} (Phra Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​wheel390_en.html|Lion'​s Roar, The: Two Discourses of the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Shorter Discourse on the Lion&#​039;​s Roar (MN 11) deals with the delicate question of whether different spiritual paths all lead to the same ultimate goal. If not, the question arises of defining the critical line that distinguishes them, and it is ...}} (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anamoli,​ edited and revised by  Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 390 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​fuang/​listenwell_en.html|Listen Well: January 1984]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A beautiful outline of how meditation can be used to help take good care of this rare treasure we&#​039;​ve all been given: birth as a human being.}} (Ajaan Fuang Jotiko, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​living_en.html|Living Dhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Nine talks by Ajaan Chah. Highlights: the classic "Our Real Home" and "​Tuccho Pothila (Venerable Empty-Scripture),"​ a humorous and penetrating reminder that the real practice of Dhamma lies within.}} (Venerable Ajahn Chah, translated from the Thai by  The Sangha, Wat Pah Nanachat; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bl129_en.html|Living Message of the Dhammapada, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An invitation to the Dhammapada, Buddhism&#​039;​s most important collection of short inspirational verses.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1993)    <!-- BPS BL 129 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_09_en.html|Look at the Kalama Sutta, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Some popular contemporary teachings claim that the Buddha advocates putting one&#​039;​s trust solely in what one can know and experience directly for oneself. In fact, when we take into careful consideration the context of this sutta, it becomes clear ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​inward_en.html|Looking Inward]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This collection of thirteen short talks covers many aspects of meditation and Dhamma, and includes a concise introduction to meditation practice to whet the appetite of beginners.}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​lostinquotation_en.html|Lost in Quotation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A clarification of the Kalama Sutta, one of the most famous -- and misquoted -- suttas in the entire Tipitaka.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​loyalty_en.html|Loyalty to Your Meditation: //October 22, 1958//]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Ajaan Lee tells two pointed and poignant stories to drive home the importance of sticking to your chosen meditation object during meditation.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​m>​M</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel405_en.html|Maha Kaccana: Master of Doctrinal Exposition]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Venerable Maha Kaccana was one of the foremost disciples of the Buddha, appointed by the Awakened One as the monk most skilled in explaining in detail the meaning of his own brief utterances. Often the other monks turned to Maha Kaccana for help in ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1996)    <!-- BPS WH 405 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel345_en.html|Maha Kassapa: Father of the Sangha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography in the BPS&#​039;​s "Lives of the Disciples"​ series. Biography of the Buddha&#​039;​s disciple best known for his meditative powers.}} (Hellmuth Hecker, revised and enlarged translation from the German by  Nyanaponika Thera; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 345 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​hecker/​wheel263_en.html|Maha-Moggallana]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A biography in the BPS&#​039;​s "Lives of the Disciples"​ series. A biography of the Buddha&#​039;​s second chief disciple, whom the Buddha praised for his supranormal knowledge and psychic powers.}} (Hellmuth Hecker; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 263 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​mn/​index_en.html|Majjhima Nikaya: The Middle-length Discourses]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2007) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​khamdee/​yourown_en.html|Making the Dhamma Your Own: Teachings of Phra Ajaan Khamdee Pabhaso]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A collection of short passages excerpted from talks printed in a book distributed at Ajaan Khamdee&#​039;​s funeral in 1985.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​Mastery of Pride (Brian Fawcett) &mdash; see [[lib/​authors/​various/​bl014_en.html|Pride and Conceit]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In these two short essays -- "What Can Be Done About Conceit?"​ (Ashby) and "The Mastery of Pride" (Fawcett) -- the authors offer some reflections on the nature of these unskillful qualities, along with a few practical tips on how to work with them in the ...}} (Dr. Elizabeth Ashby, and   Brian Fawcett; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​dhammika/​wheel360_en.html|Matrceta'​s Hymn to the Buddha: An English Rendering of the Satapa&​ntilde;​casatka]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translation from Sanskrit of a beautiful 1st century Indian devotional poem on the virtues of the Buddha.}} (Ven. S. Dhammika; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 360 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​awakening_en.html|Meaning of the Buddha'​s Awakening, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Although the Buddha&#​039;​s Awakening took place long ago in ancient India, the fact of his Awakening is very much alive today and has profound implications for how we approach Buddhist practice. In this essay the author explores both the What and the How ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khema/​bl095_en.html|Meditating on No-Self: A Dhamma Talk (Edited for //Bodhi Leaves//)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of the Buddhist notion of anatta -- "​not-self."​.}} (Sister Khema; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 95 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​meditations_en.html|Meditations 1: Forty Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These short talks on meditation practice were given by Ajaan Geoff (Thanissaro Bhikkhu) during the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery (California). Using breath meditation as the principal point of reference, these talks address a wide ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​meditations2_en.html|Meditations 2: Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ More Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery. This book is highly recommended.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​meditations3_en.html|Meditations 3: Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ More Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery. This book is highly recommended.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​meditations4_en.html|Meditations 4: Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ More Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery. This book is highly recommended.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​meditations5_en.html|Meditations 5: Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ More Dhamma talks from the evening meditation sessions at Metta Forest Monastery.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​recollections_en.html|Meditator'​s Tools, A: A Study Guide on the Ten Recollections]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The ten anussati (recollections) are a set of practical tools for meditators to use when confronted with particular challenges or unskillful states of mind that may arise in the course of practice.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_32_en.html|Meeting the Divine Messengers]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ It was the sight of the four "​divine messengers"​ -- an old man, a sick man, a corpse, and a wandering ascetic -- that propelled the young Bodhisatta from his complacent and luxurious princely life into the homeless life of a serious seeker of spiritual ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​merit_en.html|Merit:​ A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Often misunderstood in the West as quaint and irrelevant to serious practice, the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on pu&​ntilde;&​ntilde;​a (merit) actually play an essential role in the development of a wise sense of self. This anthology explores the meaning of ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2005)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_34_en.html|Message for a Globalized World]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Despite the glowing promises and forecasts of technologists,​ economists, and business leaders, we inhabitants of the emerging global marketplace have not yet found in technology any relief from our most basic ills: greed, violence, and meaninglessness. ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​metta_means_goodwill_en.html|Metta Means Goodwill]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short essay, the author proposes a translation of the Pali term "​metta"​ that is more in keeping with the Buddha&#​039;​s early teachings.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​metta_means_goodwill_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (6pp./​256KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​buddharakkhita/​wheel365_en.html|Metta:​ The Philosophy and Practice of Universal Love]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A practical introduction to metta (loving-kindness) meditation, including a translation of the Karaniya Metta Sutta and a discussion of the fruits and power of metta practice.}} (Acharya Buddharakkhita;​ 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 365 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​likefire/​index_en.html|Mind Like Fire Unbound: An Image in the Early Buddhist Discourses (Fourth Edition)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Early Buddhism borrowed two of its central terms from the workings of fire. Upadana, or clinging, originally referred to the fuel that kept fire burning; nibbana, the name of the goal, to a fire&#​039;​s going out. This is the first book to examine these ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff); 1999) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​likefire_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (97pp./​0.6MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​mindfulnessdefined_en.html|Mindfulness Defined]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Over the years the word sati has accumulated a host of meanings that go far beyond the Buddha&#​039;​s original definition of the word. Meditation practice calls for a clear understanding of what sati is and how to use it skillfully in concert with other ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2008)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​ontl/​bl131_en.html|Of Mindsets and Monkeypots]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Three short essays on elementary Buddhist practice: "Of Mindsets and Monkeypots"​ (on letting go); "Does the Dhamma Still Hold True?" (on the relevance of Dhamma practice in the modern age); "In Search of Happiness"​ (on how to seek a true and lasting ...}} (Petr Karel Ontl; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​ontl/​bl131_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​111KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 131 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​desilva/​bl132_en.html|Ministering to the Sick and the Terminally Ill]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on illness and death, drawn from the Pali canon.}} (Lily de Silva; 1995)    <!-- BPS BL 132 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel170_en.html|Mudita:​ The Buddha'​s Teaching on Unselfish Joy]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Buddha frequently taught the cultivation of the sublime emotions (brahma-vihara) -- four skillful qualities that assist in the development of Right Resolve and that, when systematically practiced, can lead to jhana. The short essays in this book ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera, Natasha Jackson, C.F. Knight, and L.R. Oates; 2005)    <!-- BPS WH 170 --></​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​n>​N</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_44_en.html|Navigating the New Millennium]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Writing at the turn of the 21st century, the author takes stock of two manifestations of suffering that dominate the modern era: collective violence and a gnawing sense of individual meaninglessness. Both, he argues, find an effective remedy in the ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_44_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​106KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_01_en.html|New Undertaking,​ A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The author inaugurates his series of essays by explaining their chief purpose: to advance an accurate understanding of the cornerstone of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings -- right view.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​nibbana_en.html|Nibbana]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This short essay sketches the use of fire imagery in early Buddhism to describe Nibbana, the goal of Buddhist practice. This essay is a good starting point before tackling the more comprehensive book on the same subject: The Mind Like Fire Unbound: An ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​desilva/​wheel407_en.html|Nibbana as Living Experience / The Buddha and The Arahant: Two Studies from the Pali Canon]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What is Nibbana? In the first essay of this booklet Lily de Silva approaches this question from a fresh angle. Rather than speculate about Nibbana as an objective reality, she asks, "What does the attainment of Nibbana mean in terms of the living ...}} (Lily de Silva; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​desilva/​wheel407_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​197KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 407 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_20_en.html|Nobility of the Truths, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What is "​noble"​ about the Four Noble Truths?}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​conversation_en.html|Noble Conversation:​ A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of right speech, based on the Buddha&#​039;​s list of ten ideal topics for conversation.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​waytoend_en.html|Noble Eightfold Path, The: The Way to the End of Suffering]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A concise yet thorough explanation of the Eightfold Path, the practical method the Buddha prescribed to uproot and eliminate the underlying causes of suffering. Basing himself solidly upon the Buddha&#​039;​s own words, the author examines each factor of ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​nonviolence_en.html|Non-violence:​ A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​notself2_en.html|No-self or Not-self?]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Is the central Buddhist teaching of anatta (not-self) a statement of metaphysical truth, or is it a strategy for gaining release from suffering? Through a careful study of the key passages from the Pali canon on the subject of anatta, the author here ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​nostringsattached_en.html|No Strings Attached: The Buddha'​s Culture of Generosity]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Have you ever felt vaguely uneasy upon hearing the &#​039;​dana talk&#​039;​ that often accompanies the beginning or end of a Western-style meditation retreat? If so, you&#​039;​re not alone. Such fundraising appeals have little in common with the Buddha&#​039;​...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2009)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​notselfstrategy_en.html|Not-self Strategy, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Is the central Buddhist teaching of anatta (not-self) a statement of metaphysical truth, or is it a strategy for gaining release from suffering? Through a careful study of the key passages from the Pali canon on the subject of anatta, the author here ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2013) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​notselfstrategy_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (25pp./​172KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_17_en.html|Note on Openness, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Some popular interpretations of Buddhism espouse the notion that our highest goal should be to expand our capacity to open ourselves to the full range of life&#​039;​s joys and sorrows, to shed our self-centered preferences,​ and merge at last with the ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​price/​bl124_en.html|Nothing Higher to Live For: A Buddhist View of Romantic Love]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Romantic love, by its very nature, is inevitably entangled in unskillful states of mind. To whatever degree it springs from attachment, passion, or a hunger to fill one&#​039;​s own inner emptiness -- to that degree will it heap suffering upon all involved....}} (Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano (Leonard Price); 2005) {{lib/​authors/​price/​bl124_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​178KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 124 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​not_for_sure_en.html|Not for Sure: Two Dhamma Talks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ We suffer as a result of clinging to what is fundamentally inconstant (anicca). So don&#​039;​t fall for what you like; don&#​039;​t fall for what you dislike. Learn to punch your likes and dislikes before they punch you!}} (Ajahn Chah, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010) {{lib/​thai/​chah/​not_for_sure_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (21pp./​138KB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel259_en.html|Nourishing The Roots: Essays on Buddhist Ethics]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four essays concerning the role of Buddhist ethics, not as a guide to interpersonal relations and social action, but as an integral part of the quest for purification and liberation.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 259 --></​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​o>​O</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​desilva/​wheel337_en.html|One Foot in the World: Buddhist Approaches to Present-day Problems]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Eight essays: "A Layman&#​039;​s Happiness,"​ "The Mechanics of Bondage and Suffering,"​ "​Understanding and Managing Stress,"​ "The Buddhist Attitude to Gain and Honor,"​ "​Livelihood and Development,"​ "​Facing Death Without Fear," "The Human Body," and "...}} (Lily de Silva; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 337 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​onetool_en.html|One Tool Among Many: The Place of Vipassana in Buddhist Practice]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What is the relationship between calm (samatha) and insight (vipassana) in Buddhist meditation? A careful reading of the suttas in the Pali canon suggests that the two are not separate meditation methods (as many commentators -- classical and ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​respect5_en.html|Opening the Door to the Dhamma: Respect in Buddhist Thought & Practice]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In order to succeed at learning a new skill, one must first muster sufficient respect for oneself, the subject under study, and one&#​039;​s teacher. In this essay the author demonstrates that the same holds true when approaching the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​bl111_en.html|Our Real Home: A Talk to an Aging Lay Disciple Approaching Death]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (Ajaan Chah, translated from the Thai by  The Sangha at Wat Pah Nanachat; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 111 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​our_real_home_en.html|Our Real Home]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This is a talk that Ajahn Chah recorded at the request of one of his students whose mother was on her deathbed. The student had expected just a short message for his mother, but instead Ajahn Chah gave this extended talk of consolation and encouragement ...}} (Ajaan Chah, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​p>​P</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​Pali Grammar Summary Card: Nouns {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A concise tabular summary of the rules of Pali noun declension, formatted for convenient printing in the form of cards for study or reference. Includes examples and vocabulary lists adapted from A.P. Buddhadatta&#​039;​s "New Pali Course"​. [Not available in HTML]}} (Dhammadarsa Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​dhammadarsa/​npc-summary-noun_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (5pp./​0.5MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​Pali Grammar Summary Card: Pronouns, Adverbs, and Particles {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A concise tabular summary of the rules of Pali personal pronoun declension, plus lists of adverbs and particles, formatted for convenient printing in the form of cards for study or reference. Includes examples and vocabulary lists adapted from A.P. ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Dhammadarsa Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​dhammadarsa/​npc-summary-other_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (5pp./​184KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​Pali Grammar Summary Card: Verbs {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A concise tabular summary of the rules of Pali verb conjugation,​ formatted for convenient printing in the form of cards for study or reference. Includes examples and vocabulary lists adapted from A.P. Buddhadatta&#​039;​s "New Pali Course"​. [Not available in HTML]}} (Dhammadarsa Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​dhammadarsa/​npc-summary-verb_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (5pp./​274KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[en:​lib:​authors:​nyanatusita:​index#​pdf_pali_tables|Pali Verb Conjugation and Noun/​Pronoun Declension Tables]] (Bhikkhu Nyanatusita,​ 2005)</​li>​
 +<​li>​Paradox of Becoming, The {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Buddha&#​039;​s second Noble Truth states that the cause of suffering is any kind of craving that stimulates becoming (bhava; the process by which we continually fabricate new states of mind, from moment to moment and lifetime to lifetime). Yet this ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2013) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​paradoxofbecoming_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (135pp./​0.6MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​parayanavagga_en.html|Parayana Vagga, The: The Chapter on the Way to the Far Shore]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the author&#​039;​s translations of suttas from the Parayana Vagga, the fifth chapter of the Sutta Nipata.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​concmind_en.html|Path of Concentration & Mindfulness,​ The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Are concentration and mindfulness two distinct paths of meditation or are they inseparable parts of a single unified path of practice? In this article, adapted from a talk given at CIMC in 1996, Thanissaro Bhikkhu suggests that the heart of insight ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​Path of Purification:​ see Visuddhimagga &mdash; The Path of Purification:​ The Classic Manual of Buddhist Doctrine and Meditation (Third revised online edition) {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ "The Visuddhimagga is the &#​039;​great treatise&#​039;​ of Theravada Buddhism, an encyclopedic manual of Buddhist doctrine and meditation written in the fifth century by the great Buddhist commentator,​ Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa. The author&#​039;​s intention ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;&#​257;&#​7751;​amoli;​ 2011) {{lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​PathofPurification2011_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (853pp./​2.7MB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​pathtopeace_en.html|Path to Peace and Freedom for the Mind, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This essay offers a detailed analysis of the Eightfold Path, with practical applications to breath meditation. (Originally published with Basic Themes.).}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​pathtopeace_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (36pp./​309KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>"​Physical and Biological Aspects of Anatta"​ (Edward Greenly, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​dewaraja/​wheel280_en.html|Position of Women in Buddhism, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of the contribution that the Buddhist teachings have had in improving the social standing of women in largely male-dominated Asian culture.}} (Dr. (Mrs.) L.S. Dewaraja; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 280 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​buddharakkhita/​bl109_en.html|Positive Response: How to Meet Evil With Good]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What&#​039;​s the best response when we&#​039;​re threatened by provocative people or challenged by difficult situations? In this short article the author reviews some of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings on this theme.}} (Acharya Buddharakkhita;​ 2006) {{lib/​authors/​buddharakkhita/​bl109_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​259KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 109 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​goodwill_en.html|Power of Good Will, The: //October 21, 1958//]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How a king can make peace with his enemies and bring peace to his kingdom. In this brief talk Ajaan Lee retells an old story that illustrates the power of goodness that ensues from the practice of metta (good will or loving-kindness).}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​goodness_en.html|Power of Goodness, The: //Wat Asokaram, October 4, 1960//]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Dhamma practice is all about cultivating one&#​039;​s inner goodness. In this handful of memorable stories, Ajaan Lee reminds us to seize every available opportunity to develop that inner wealth. Although we may not see the results right away, we should ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2004)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​power_of_judgment_en.html|Power of Judgment, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Developing good judgment is the key to becoming a true friend -- first to yourself and then to those around you.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel121_en.html|Power of Mindfulness,​ The: An Inquiry into the Scope of Bare Attention and the Principal Sources of its Strength]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An excellent overview of the powers of "bare attention"​ in mindfulness practice, organized in terms of four of its aspects: its capacity to "​name"​ experience with dispassion; its non-coercive attitude toward experience; its capacity to slow down the mind ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 121 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel116_en.html|Practical Advice for Meditators]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Introductory text to meditation practice at home, in daily life, and on retreat. Also discusses the cultivation of the divine abidings (brahma-vihara) and the perfections (parami), as well as some of the possible pitfalls of meditation practice.}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 116 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​inaword_en.html|Practice in a Word, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Appamadena sampadetha! -- such was the dying Buddha&#​039;​s parting instruction,​ which has often been translated as "​Practice diligently!"​ But a wider reading in the suttas reveals that that crucial word appamada has a far more nuanced and significant ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>"​The Practice of Giving"​ (Susan Elbaum Jootla, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel367_en.html|Dana:​ The Practice of Giving]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Dana -- the Pali word means giving, generosity, self-sacrifice:​ the quality of the heart that moves a person to give away his or her own possessions for the sake of others. Giving in Buddhism is not a mere moral virtue to be randomly engaged in or ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​wheel007_en.html|Practice of Loving-Kindness (Metta), The: As Taught by the Buddha in the Pali Canon]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An anthology of readings from the Pali suttas on the subject of loving-kindness (metta).}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 7 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​bl014_en.html|Pride and Conceit]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In these two short essays -- "What Can Be Done About Conceit?"​ (Ashby) and "The Mastery of Pride" (Fawcett) -- the authors offer some reflections on the nature of these unskillful qualities, along with a few practical tips on how to work with them in the ...}} (Dr. Elizabeth Ashby, and   Brian Fawcett; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 14 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​karunaratna/​bl125_en.html|Prisoners of Karma: A Story]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this tale from Karunaratna&#​039;​s series of stories to be read aloud to young children, we meet a caged peacock who pines for the carefree days when he lived freely in the wilds. Thanks to the advice of Kapuri the she-elephant and the wise tortoise, ...}} (Suvimalee Karunaratna;​ 2005) {{lib/​authors/​karunaratna/​bl125_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​106KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_13_en.html|Problem of Conflict, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ We all yearn for happiness and concord, yet much of the world seems bound up in fear, aggression, and conflict. While we as individuals cannot hope to cure the world&#​039;​s problems overnight, there is still a great deal we can do that is of immediate ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​mahasi/​progress_en.html|Progress of Insight, The: (Visuddhi&​ntilde;​ana-katha)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, the late Burmese meditation master, helped to spearhead the modern popular revival of satipatthana (mindfulness) meditation. Having combined extensive knowledge of the Buddhist scriptures with practical experience, he organized ...}} (The Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, translated from the Pali with Notes by  Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​bl034_en.html|Protection Through Satipatthana]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How mindfulness practice can serve as a powerful means of protecting oneself and others from harm.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 34 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​desilva-p/​wheel237_en.html|Psychology of Emotions in Buddhist Perspective,​ The: Sir D. B. Jayatilleke Commemoration Lecture, Colombo, 1976]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this concise introductory lecture, the author bridges the languages of Buddhism and Western psychology to describe the range and function of human emotional states.}} (Dr. Padmasiri de Silva; 2007)    <!-- BPS WH 237 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​pureandsimple_en.html|Pure & Simple]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A collection of short excerpts from talks that were originally printed in Thailand in 1973, in honor of Upasika Kee&#​039;​s 72nd birthday. This sampler nicely sketches an outline of her teachings on meditation and on the development of a mind free from ...}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_04_en.html|Purification of Mind]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What does it mean to "​purify"​ the mind, and how is it accomplished?​}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​purityofheart_en.html|Purity of Heart]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What does it take to become a truly trustworthy person?}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​pushinglimits_en.html|Pushing the Limits: Desire & Imagination in the Buddhist Path]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ One popular misconception of Buddhism maintains that the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings basically boil down to ridding ourselves of desire. In this essay the author reminds us that the path to liberation is, in fact, firmly rooted in desire--in skillful desire. ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​qq>​Q</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_14_en.html|Quest for Meaning, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In a world increasingly dominated by the wonders of scientific progress and the lure of technological innovation, we can easily lose touch with that vital human drive to seek an ultimate, transcendent meaning to life. The Buddha&#​039;​s teachings offer ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​questions_en.html|Questions of Skill]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ "The Buddha wasn&#​039;​t the sort of teacher who simply answered questions. He also taught which questions to ask." So begins the author, who explains here how the essence of Buddhist practice consists in learning how to ask skillful questions.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​r>​R</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​price/​bl092_en.html|Radical Buddhism]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Four brief but penetrating reflections on Buddhist practice, by one particularly lively writer. A taste: "The fundamental teachings must not be neglected, lest we take to wearing our religion like warm slippers and doze into mediocrity."​.}} (Leonard Price; 1995)    <!-- BPS BL 92 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​readmind_en.html|Reading the Mind]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Nine short excerpts from talks, concerning the development of skillfulness in reading and training one&#​039;​s own mind.}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​recognizing_en.html|Recognizing the Dhamma: A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In an age when the marketplace is teeming with spiritual books and teachings of every description,​ it is reassuring to know that the Buddha left behind clear guidelines by which we can judge the validity of a spiritual teaching. These eight principles, ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2004)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​reconciliation_en.html|Reconciliation,​ Right & Wrong]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The Buddha&#​039;​s many teachings include detailed instructions on conflict resolution. This essay explores how the Buddha&#​039;​s insights into the fundamental differences between forgiveness and true reconciliation form the cornerstone of a skillful ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2004)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​refuge_en.html|Refuge:​ An Introduction to the Buddha, Dhamma, & Sangha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This short book provides an excellent introduction to the most basic principles of Buddhism: the Buddha, Dhamma & Sangha, collectively known as the Triple Gem or Triple Refuge. The material is divided into three parts: (I) an introductory essay on ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​refuge_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.6MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​refawake_en.html|Refuge in Awakening, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This is Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s last recorded sermon, dictated shortly before his death in April, 1961. Here Ajaan Lee teaches the importance of making the Dhamma -- and oneself -- one&#​039;​s refuge by practicing mindfulness of the four frames of reference.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1998) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​refawake_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​109KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_21_en.html|Refuge in the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What does it mean to seek refuge in the Buddha?}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_12_en.html|Remedy for Despair, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In a world full of such extraordinary suffering it becomes second-nature to many of us to turn aside from the pain of others, cast our gaze downward, and focus instead on our own immediate, private concerns. Equipped with an understanding of the workings ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​phut/​sao_en.html|Ajaan Sao's Teaching: A Reminiscence of Phra Ajaan Sao Kantasilo]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A rare glimpse into the teaching style of one of the founders of the Thai forest kammathana meditation tradition.}} (Phra Ajaan Phut Thaniyo, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1997)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​soma/​wheel021_en.html|Removal of Distracting Thoughts, The: (Vitakka-Santhana Sutta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translation of the Vitakkasanthana Sutta (Majjhima Nikaya 20) and its Commentary (the Papa&​ntilde;​casudani).}} (Soma Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 21 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​prince/​bl036_en.html|Renunciation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ On the essential role renunciation plays in Dhamma practice, for lay people and monastics, alike.}} (T Prince; 1996)    <!-- BPS BL 36 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​Respect in Buddhist Thought & Practice: see [[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​respect5_en.html|Opening the Door to the Dhamma: Respect in Buddhist Thought & Practice]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In order to succeed at learning a new skill, one must first muster sufficient respect for oneself, the subject under study, and one&#​039;​s teacher. In this essay the author demonstrates that the same holds true when approaching the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​rosenberg/​righttoask_en.html|Right to Ask Questions, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Should we take the Buddha at his word? In this Dhamma talk the author explores the Buddha&#​039;​s admonition to put the Dhamma to the test in your own life, to challenge yourself to choose your actions with care and to learn from their results. "If you ...}} (Larry Rosenberg; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​attitude_en.html|Right Attitude]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short Dhamma talk, recorded in Thailand in 1991, Ajaan Suwat gives a concise summary of many essential points of meditation practice. This talk is remarkable in that it can serve equally well as a newcomer&#​039;​s introduction to meditation ...}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​concentration_en.html|Right Concentration]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The role of tranquillity meditation in building a foundation for the development of insight.}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​Right Mindfulness:​ Memory & Ardency on the Buddhist Path {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of the nature of mindfulness and its role in the Buddhist path to Awakening. [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​rightmindfulness_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (178pp./​1.2MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​speech_en.html|Right Speech]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ For many of us, right speech is the most challenging of the precepts to honor. Yet practicing right speech is fundamental both to helping us become trustworthy individuals and to helping us gain mastery over the mind. So choose your words -- and your ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​intentions_en.html|Road to Nirvana Is Paved with Skillful Intentions, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ According to the basic principle of karma, our underlying intentions play a crucial role in determining the ultimate fruits of our actions. As the author explains in this essay, if we&#​039;​re genuinely interested in pursuing the goal of the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​rootsofbuddhistromanticism_en.html|Roots of Buddhist Romanticism,​ The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Sometimes it is difficult to appreciate the extent to which one&#​039;​s attitudes towards meditation practice can be influenced by modern cultural trends. In this short excursion into Western cultural history, the author explores the origins of such ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012)   </​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​s>​S</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​samsara_en.html|Samsara]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Is samsara (the wearisome "​wandering-on"​ from birth to death to rebirth) a place, or is it the process by which we create and re-create our own suffering? Here the author likens samsara to an addiction that we can choose to give up -- or not. Which one ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​resonance_en.html|Samsara Divided by Zero]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How can the path of practice, which is fabricated, ever hope to deliver us to the goal -- nibbana -- which is itself unfabricated?​ A striking analogy from modern chaos theory sheds light on this ancient paradox.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​sn/​index_en.html|Samyutta Nikaya: The Grouped Discourses]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​ireland/​wheel107_en.html|Samyutta Nikaya: An Anthology]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This anthology of seventy-eight suttas from the Samyutta Nikaya provides a good introductory taste of one of the richest books in the Pali canon. It is the first in the Buddhist Publication Society&#​039;​s three-part series of Samyutta anthologies ...}} (John D. Ireland; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​ireland/​wheel107_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​0.7MB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 107 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanananda/​wheel183_en.html|Samyutta Nikaya: An Anthology]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An anthology of 27 important suttas from the Samyutta Nikaya, accompanied by detailed annotation and commentary. This is the second in the Buddhist Publication Society&#​039;​s three-part series of Samyutta anthologies published as Wheels.}} (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;​anananda;​ 2007)    <!-- BPS WH 183 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​walshe/​wheel318_en.html|Samyutta Nikaya: An Anthology]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An anthology of 68 important suttas from the Samyutta Nikaya, accompanied by detailed annotation and commentary. This is the last in the Buddhist Publication Society&#​039;​s three-part series of Samyutta anthologies,​ originally published as Wheels.}} (M. O'C. Walshe; 2007)    <!-- BPS WH 318 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​mahasi/​wheel370_en.html|Satipatthana Vipassana]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction of the basic principles involved in the practice of insight meditation, as taught in the Burmese Mahasi school of meditation, developed by the author.}} (Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 370 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_15_en.html|Search for Security, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The search for happiness is one of our most basic drives. Even more fundamental,​ however, is our yearning for genuine security from the dangers and sorrows of life. The Buddha&#​039;​s teachings offer us precisely this, as well as the practical means ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>"​Search for a Self or Soul, The" (C.F. Knight, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​seeingthings_en.html|Seeing Things as They Are]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A short reflection on what it means to see things as they really are -- namely, in terms of the three characteristics of impermanence,​ suffering, and not-self. (This essay also appears in the book, The Vision of the Dhamma: Buddhist Writings of ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2004. BuddhaNet edition &copy; 1996.) ​   </li>
 +<​li>"​Self"​ (G.N. Lewis, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​desilva/​bl120_en.html|Self-made Private Prison, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the five aggregates (khandha) -- body, feeling, perception, volition, and consciousness -- five aspects of experience to which we tend to cling. The author paints a compelling portrait of how we create for ourselves the illusory sense ...}} (Lily de Silva; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​desilva/​bl120_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​118KB) ​  <​!-- BPS BL 120 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_16_en.html|Self-transformation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Much of our unhappiness arises from a dissatisfaction with the sense of who we are, so we quite naturally seek remedies that attempt to fill the void. What the Dhamma offers is something more: the opportunity to transcend self altogether, thereby freeing ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​selvesnotself_en.html|Selves & Not-self: The Buddhist Teaching on Anatta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Five talks on the topic of not-self (anatta), from a ten-day meditation retreat held in France.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​selvesnotself_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (79pp./​0.6MB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​piyadassi/​wheel001_en.html|Seven Factors of Enlightenment,​ The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This essay offers an overview of the seven factors of enlightenment (satta bojjhanga), one of the Buddha&#​039;​s own lists of his most important teachings.}} (Piyadassi Thera; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​piyadassi/​wheel001_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​308KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 1 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​shelter_en.html|Shelter:​ September 28, 1958]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this short (and occasionally hilarious) talk, Ajaan Lee offers some encouraging advice on how to turn the mind into a dwelling that&#​039;​s truly worth living in. Reconstructed from notes of a talk given on September 28 1958.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel061_en.html|Simile of the Cloth & The Discourse on Effacement, The: Two Discourses of the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translations of two important suttas (Majjhima Nikaya 7 and 8) on the purification of mind, with introductions and extensive notes.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 61 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bogoda/​wheel397_en.html|Simple Guide to Life, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In clear and simple terms, this booklet offers thoughtful advice to help the householder lead a life in line with the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings.}} (Robert Bogoda; 1996)    <!-- BPS WH 397 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​shapeofacircle_en.html|In the Shape of a Circle]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A talk given to a visiting monk who was getting discouraged in his practice.}} (Venerable Ajahn Chah, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff); 2011)    </li>
 +<​li>​Shape of Suffering, The: A Study of Dependent Co-arising {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this book the author examines the nature of dependent co-arising (paticca samuppada) -- the complex causal structure by which dukkha arises and ceases. It also shows how the factors of the path address the causes of suffering in a way that leads to ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​shapeofsuffering_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (112pp./​0.8MB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​sim/​simplyso_en.html|Dhamma Teachings of Looang Boo Sim Buddhacaro]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Two short talks on the practice of meditation: The first describes the use of the meditation-word "​Buddho"​ to develop mental tranquillity;​ the second reminds us of the urgency of meditation practice and offers advice on how to resist the mind&#​039;​s many ...}} (Looang Boo Sim; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​fuang/​single_en.html|Single Mind, A: February 5, 1980]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Encouragement and ammunition for those who choose a life of celibacy.}} (Ajaan Fuang Jotiko, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[en:​ptf:​buddha|Sketch of the Buddha'​s Life: Readings from the Pali Canon, A]]" (in the [[en:​ptf:​index|Path to Freedom]] pages)</​li>​
 +<​li>​Skill in Questions: How the Buddha Taught {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book offers an in-depth exploration of the role of questions in the Buddha&#​039;​s teaching, organized around the four classes of questions that the Buddha addressed: questions that call for a direct, categorical answer; those that must be reframed; ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2013) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​skill-in-questions_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (430pp./​2.3MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​skillof_en.html|Skill of Release, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A fascinating and wide-ranging collection of short talks and fragments of talks given by Ajaan Lee to his disciples. Many of these talks have never before appeared in English translation. These passages span the full territory of meditation practice -- ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo (Phra Suddhidhammaransi Gambhiramedhacariya),​ compiled and Translated by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>"​Soul and Substance"​ (William Gilbert, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>"​Spell of Narcissism and the Anatta Doctrine, The" (M.W. Padmasiri de Silva, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​startsmall_en.html|Starting Out Small: A Collection of Talks for Beginning Meditators]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This collection of fourteen short talks provides an excellent introduction to Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s approach to breath meditation. While the talks make for great reading, they make for even better listening. If you meditate with a group of friends, try ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2000)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​startsmall2_en.html|Starting Out Small: A Collection of Talks for Beginning Meditators (Portfolio 2)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These seven short introductory talks, like those in the earlier anthology Starting Out Small, are perhaps best put to use when read aloud at the beginning of a meditation period (each takes no more than a few minutes to read). Ajaan Lee&#​039;​s ...}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2003)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​startsmall3_en.html|Starting Out Small: A Collection of Talks for Beginning Meditators (Portfolio 3)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Three more talks from the "​Starting out Small" series: "The Essence of Merit",​ "​Intent",​ and "The Fresh Flavor of Dhamma."​.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2005)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_10_en.html|Statement of Conscience, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In response to the growing threat of terrorism in Sri Lanka, the author offers a reminder of the Buddha&#​039;​s timeless advice: "​Considering others as oneself, do not hurt them or cause them harm."​.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​thate/​stepsalong_en.html|Steps Along the Path]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A short handbook on the practice of meditation, with tips and recommendations for new and experienced meditators. Of particular interest is Ajaan Thate&#​039;​s discussion of how best to respond when visions and signs arise during the course of meditation ...}} (Phra Ajaan Thate Desaransi (Phra Rajanirodharansi),​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​stoplook_en.html|Stop,​ Look, and Let Go: July 28, 1965]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A talk covering a variety of topics, all concerning the need for being observant in watching over the mind. Memorable quote: "​People who are intelligent and discerning prefer criticism to praise. Stupid people prefer praise to criticism."​.}} (Upasika Kee Nanayon, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​boowa/​straight_en.html|Straight from the Heart: Thirteen Talks on the Practice of Meditation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This collection of talks was originally given for the benefit of a lay disciple who had come to Ajaan Maha Boowa&#​039;​s monastery to receive guidance as she faced her approaching death from bone marrow cancer. These talks offer important lessons about ...}} (Venerable Acariya Maha Boowa &​Ntilde;​anasampanno,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​straightening_en.html|Straightening Out Your Views]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Why a meditator&#​039;​s first task is to begin to bring his or her beliefs in line with right view.}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​suwat/​strategypeace_en.html|Strategy of a Peaceful Mind, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Viewing peace of mind as a skillful strategy helps the meditator settle the mind down into concentration. But its uses also extend to more advanced stages of meditation, by helping one disengage from all involvement with the aggregates, thereby bringing ...}} (Ajaan Suwat Suvaco, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2005)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​strengthtraining_en.html|Strength Training for the Mind]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Taking the lessons of physical training to heart.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2007)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​index_en.html|Study Guides]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (1999) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_37_en.html|Subrahma'​s Problem]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Where is genuine security to be found? How can we be freed, at last, from fear? A deva once asked the Buddha these questions; the Buddha&#​039;​s answer still rings as true today.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​snp/​index_en.html|Sutta Nipata: The Sutta Collection]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​sutta_en.html|Sutta Pitaka: The Basket of Suttas]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​t>​T</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_07_en.html|Taking Stock of Oneself]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Among the most crucial challenges we face in our journey down the Buddhist path is a willingness to see ourselves as we truly are -- defilements and all. It is only with this kind of penetrating honesty about ourselves that we can begin to uproot the ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel051_en.html|Taming the Mind: Discourses of the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An anthology of passages from the Pali canon that reveal how the essence of Buddhist practice consists of learning how to tame skillfully the unruly tendencies of the mind and heart.}} (The Buddhist Publication Society; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 51 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​chah/​atasteof_en.html|Taste of Freedom, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A collection of ten talks delivered by Ajaan Chah in Thailand and England. These talks, given in Ajaan Chah&#​039;​s uniquely humorous and incisive conversational tone, span a range of Dhamma topics, from the cultivation of a balanced mind in meditation ...}} (Ajahn Chah; 1994)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​jootla/​bl133_en.html|Taste of the Holy Life, A: An Account of an International Ordination in Myanmar]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An account of a 1994 ceremony in which fifty men ordained as bhikkhus (monks) at the International Meditation Centre in Yangon, Myanmar (Rangoon, Burma).}} (Susan Elbaum Jootla; 2005)    <!-- BPS BL 133 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bl071_en.html|Taste of Freedom, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ What is true freedom, and where can it be found? These questions have haunted humanity since the beginning of time, and are still with us today. The Buddha&#​039;​s teachings offer us a practical solution to this all-important riddle.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1994)    <!-- BPS BL 71 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​jootla/​wheel414_en.html|Teacher of the Devas]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This lively book explores the important role played by the devas (divine beings) in the Pali suttas, with particular emphasis on the Buddha&#​039;​s role as their teacher.}} (Susan Elbaum Jootla; 1999)    <!-- BPS WH 414 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​Teachings of Ajahn Chah, The: A Collection of Ajahn Chah's Translated Dhamma Talks {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A comprehensive anthology of Ajaan Chah&#​039;​s Dhamma talks, translated into English. The talks include all those that have been previously published in the following books: Bodhinyana (1982), A Taste of Freedom (fifth impression, 2002), Living Dhamma (... [Not available in HTML]}} (Ajahn Chah; 2007) {{lib/​thai/​chah/​the_teachings_of_ajahn_chah_web_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (725pp./​3.6MB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[tech/​index_en.html|Technical Notes]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​study/​perfections_en.html|Ten Perfections,​ The: A Study Guide]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The ten paramis (perfections) are skillful qualities that develop -- perhaps over many lifetimes -- as one follows the Buddha&#​039;​s path of practice. This study guide includes readings both from the Pali canon and from the teachings of Ajaan Lee ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2010) {{lib/​study/​perfections_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (49pp./​237KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​asoka_en.html|That the True Dhamma Might Last a Long Time: Readings Selected by King Asoka]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A collection of short readings from the Pali canon, which King Asoka (India, 273-232 B.C.E) selected as representative of the essence of the Dhamma.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1993)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​thag/​index_en.html|Theragatha:​ Verses of the Elder Monks]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[history_en.html|Theravada Buddhism: A Chronology]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​thig/​index_en.html|Therigatha:​ Verses of the Elder Nuns]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​boowa/​thingsas_en.html|Things as They Are: A Collection of Talks on the Training of the Mind]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These extemporaneous talks were delivered to the monks living at Ajaan Maha Boowa&#​039;​s monastery. There is much valuable Dhamma teaching here for all meditators, monastic and lay alike. In these talks Ajaan Maha Boowa often recounts conversations with ...}} (Venerable Acariya Maha Boowa &​Ntilde;​anasampanno,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​thinklikeathief_en.html|Think Like a Thief]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ When problems arise in Dhamma practice, it pays to be imaginative and know how to come up with your own solution.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2011)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​mahasi/​wheel298_en.html|Thoughts on the Dhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This collection of short excerpts from Dhamma talks by Mahasi Sayadaw sketches in broad strokes the essence of his teachings. Topics covered include the nature of the five aggregates (khandha), the role of virtue (sila), the relationship between ...}} (Mahasi Sayadaw, ​  ​selected from his discourses; 2005)    <!-- BPS WH 298 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​wheel017_en.html|Three Cardinal Discourses of the Buddha]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Translations of three essential suttas from the Pali canon: the first sermon (Dhammacakkappavattana sutta), the Discourse on Not-self (Anattalakkhana sutta), and the Fire Sermon (Adittapariyaya sutta). With Introduction and extensive notes.}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 17 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel186_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: I. Impermanence (Anicca)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These five introductory essays address various facets of impermanence (anicca), an important recurring theme in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The style of these essays ranges widely, from reflective/​experiential ("A Walk in the Woods,"​ by Khantipalo) to ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 186 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel202_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: III. Egolessness (Anatta)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book, although more difficult reading than the other titles in the "Three Basic Facts" series, offers a valuable overview of the Theravadan understanding of not-self (anatta). The book includes an extensive collection of passages from the suttas ...}} (&​Ntilde;​anamoli Thera; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 202 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel076_en.html|Threefold Refuge, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An excellent introduction to the multilayered meaning of "going for refuge,"​ that crucial realignment of one&#​039;​s spiritual compass towards the highest Buddhist goal.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)    <!-- BPS WH 76 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​fuang/​timeless_en.html|Timeless and True: July, 1978]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Encouragement and advice for people getting started in concentration practice.}} (Ajaan Fuang Jotiko, translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​index_en.html|Tipitaka:​ The Pali Canon]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​boowa/​tolastbr_en.html|To the Last Breath: Dhamma Talks on Living and Dying]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This book is really two books in one. The first part contains a collection of talks by Ajaan Maha Boowa (many of which were previously published in the book Amata Dhamma). Most of these talks were given for the benefit of an ill lay disciple of Ajaan ...}} (Venerable Acharn Maha Boowa &​Ntilde;​anasampanno,​ edited by  Bhikkhu Ariyesako; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_24_en.html|Tolerance and Diversity]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An urgent question for the world today is how followers of different religious traditions can live together in harmony, without compromising the integrity of their separate traditions. The Buddha&#​039;​s teachings of tolerance strike a delicate and wise ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_30_en.html|Toward a Threshold of Understanding]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A Theravada Buddhist response to Pope John Paul II&#​039;​s 1994 book Crossing the Threshold of Hope, which was unabashedly critical of -- and remarkably ill-informed about -- the Buddhist religion. Bhikkhu Bodhi here skillfully avoids any discussion of ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​candy_en.html|Trading Candy for Gold: Renunciation as a Skill]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Which would you rather have: an unquenchable thirst for sense-gratification,​ or a stable, true, and lasting happiness? The choice is yours.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel277_en.html|Transcendental Dependent Arising: A Translation and Exposition of the Upanisa Sutta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The seldom-studied Upanisa Sutta contains an important alternative presentation of the principle of dependent arising, offering a "​roadmap"​ of the entire path of practice as it progresses toward final liberation.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 277 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel409_en.html|Treatise on the Paramis, A: From the Commentary to the Cariyapitaka]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Although Theravada Buddhism explicitly advocates the attainment of arahantship as the ultimate goal, in the course of its historical evolution the Theravada tradition gave birth to a rich body of teachings on the practices of a bodhisatta, an aspirant to ...}} (Acariya Dhammapala, translated from the Pali by  Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel409_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​414KB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel409_en.html|Treatise on the Paramis, A: From the Commentary to the Cariyapitaka]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Although Theravada Buddhism explicitly advocates the attainment of arahantship as the ultimate goal, in the course of its historical evolution the Theravada tradition gave birth to a rich body of teachings on the practices of a bodhisatta, an aspirant to ...}} (Acariya Dhammapala, translated from the Pali by  Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​wheel409_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​414KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 409 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_40_en.html|Tribute to Two Monks, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The author reflects on the lives of two great scholar monks who passed away in the summer of 1998: Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya and Ven. Piyadassi Nayaka Thera.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_40_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​70KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​truth_of_rebirth_en.html|Truth of Rebirth, The: And Why it Matters for Buddhist Practice]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An exploration of the Buddha&#​039;​s teaching on rebirth.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​truth_of_rebirth_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (47pp./​291KB) ​ </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​price/​wheel363_en.html|Two Dialogues on Dhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Two more enjoyable dialogues between the fictional monk Tissa and newcomers to Buddhism. In the first story, Tissa helps a well-to-do carefree young man discover that there is, in fact, much more to life than chasing after short-lived pleasures. In the ...}} (Bhikkhu Nyanasobhano;​ 2005) {{lib/​authors/​price/​wheel363_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​262KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 363 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_02_en.html|Two Faces of the Dhamma]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ How do we reconcile the apparent contradiction that Buddhism is, on the one hand, a "​religious"​ path calling for both faith and devotion and, on the other hand, a path of rational and critical inquiry?}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_42_en.html|Two Paths to Knowledge]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Religion and science offer distinct paths to different kinds of knowledge. Yet the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings show how both kinds of knowledge can be harnessed -- for both the good of the individual and that of society.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_42_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​65KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_45_en.html|Two Styles of Insight Meditation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ With the surging worldwide popularity of insight meditation, teachers have occasionally been tempted to "​streamline"​ the practice, by teaching it as a secular activity divorced from the framework in which the Buddha originally presented it. In this essay ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_45_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​70KB) ​  </​li>​
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​u>​U</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​kn/​ud/​index_en.html|Udana:​ Exclamations]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​Udana:​ Exclamations {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A translation of the third book of the Khuddaka Nikaya, with introduction and notes. [Not available in HTML]}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2012) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​udana_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (148pp./​0.9MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[en:​lib:​thai:​kee:​index#​knowing|Unentangled Knowing, An: The Teachings of a Thai Buddhist Lay Woman]] (Thanissaro Bhikkhu, trans.; 1995)</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​untangling_en.html|Untangling the Present: The Role of Appropriate Attention]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The key to success in Buddhist practice lies in your ability to frame the problem of suffering correctly, in terms of the Four Noble Truths.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2006)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​kee/​dynamic_en.html|Upasika Kee Nanayon and the Social Dynamic of Theravadin Buddhist Practice]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this essay, Thanissaro Bhikkhu examines the social milieu in which Upasika Kee lived and practiced her life of Dhamma. As he points out, the true practice of Buddhism has always gone against the stream of popular culture; a woman following the ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1995)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nanavara/​uposatha_en.html|Uposatha Sila: The Eight-Precept Observance]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Questions and answers concerning the observance of Uposatha days -- special days for laypeople and monastics alike that follow a lunar calendar and call for renewed commitment to Dhamma practice.}} (Somdet Phra Buddhaghosacariya (&​Ntilde;​anavara Thera), translated from the Thai by  Bhikkhu Kantasilo; 1996)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​painhelp_en.html|Using Meditation to Deal with Pain, Illness & Death]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A talk given to a conference on AIDS, HIV and other Immuno-deficiency Disorders in Long Beach, CA, Nov. 13, 1993.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1993)    </li>
 +</ul>
 +
 +====== <span anchor #​v>​V</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
 +
 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​ireland/​wheel417_en.html|Vangisa:​ An Early Buddhist Poet]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The final section of the Theragatha of the Khuddaka Nikaya contains fifteen poems composed by Venerable Vangisa, the monk whom the Buddha had designated as his foremost disciple in the composition of spontaneous verse. The subject of these poems ranges ...}} (John D. Ireland; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​ireland/​wheel417_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​187KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​vonglasenapp/​wheel002_en.html|Vedanta and Buddhism: A Comparative Study]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This fascinating essay explores the relationship between Vedanta and Buddhism, two great monuments of philosophical thought which grew side-by-side in the same spiritual soil of ancient India. Though these two philosophies share some obvious similarities,​...}} (Helmuth von Glasenapp; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 2 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bam_en.html|Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya: A Personal Appreciation]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Bhikkhu Bodhi recounts with fond appreciation his years with the late Ven. Ananda Maitreya (1896-1998),​ Sri Lanka&#​039;​s highest-ranking and widely-venerated scholar-monk. (Also included: a newspaper account of the state funeral for Ven. Ananda Maitreya.)...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1999)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​nirvanaverb_en.html|Verb for Nirvana, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ As long as we think of Nirvana (Nibbana) as a place -- as a destination localized somewhere in space and time -- we misunderstand its fundamental significance. In this essay (backed by a selection of sutta excerpts) the author shows that Nirvana is the ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2005)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[tipitaka/​vin/​index_en.html|Vinaya Pitaka: The Basket of the Discipline]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ [not available]}} (2007) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​harris/​wheel392_en.html|Violence and Disruption in Society: A Study of the Early Buddhist Texts]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ This essay explores the roots of violence in human society, and reveals how the Buddhist teachings of non-violence are just as applicable today as they were in the Buddha&#​039;​s day.}} (Elizabeth J. Harris; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 392 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​visakha_en.html|Visakha Puja]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A talk given at Wat Asokaram in 1956 on Visakha Puja, the observance day that commemorates the birth, Awakening, and final passing away of the Buddha.}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_03_en.html|Vision and Routine]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The key to keeping on-course on the Buddhist path lies in one&#​039;​s ability to persevere with the methodical and routine practice of meditation and mental cultivation,​ without losing sight of the ultimate, transcendent goal of the practice.}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_11_en.html|Vital Link, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ As Buddhism takes root in the West, it shows ominous signs of decline in parts of Asia, where the youth often dismiss it as an irrelevant symbol of cultural and ethnic identity. Here the author reminds his Asian audience that if the Buddha&#​039;​s ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​Visuddhimagga &mdash; The Path of Purification:​ The Classic Manual of Buddhist Doctrine and Meditation (Third revised online edition) {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ "The Visuddhimagga is the &#​039;​great treatise&#​039;​ of Theravada Buddhism, an encyclopedic manual of Buddhist doctrine and meditation written in the fifth century by the great Buddhist commentator,​ Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa. The author&#​039;​s intention ... [Not available in HTML]}} (Bhikkhu &​Ntilde;&#​257;&#​7751;​amoli;​ 2011) {{lib/​authors/​nanamoli/​PathofPurification2011_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (853pp./​2.7MB) ​ </li>
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 +====== <span anchor #​wxyz>​WXYZ</​span>&​nbsp;​ ======
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 +<ul class='​index'>​
 +<​li>"​Walk in the Woods, A" (Khantipalo Bhikkhu, in [[lib/​authors/​various/​wheel186_en.html|Three Basic Facts of Existence, The: I. Impermanence (Anicca)]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These five introductory essays address various facets of impermanence (anicca), an important recurring theme in the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The style of these essays ranges widely, from reflective/​experiential ("A Walk in the Woods,"​ by Khantipalo) to ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2006)   </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​bodhi/​bps-essay_33_en.html|Walking Even Amidst the Uneven]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Where can we find encouragement to progress toward our spiritual goals when we live immersed in a consumer-driven world that places such high value on material achievement?​ The Buddha&#​039;​s teachings here come to our aid, with advice ranging from how ...}} (Bhikkhu Bodhi; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​soma/​wayof_en.html|Way of Mindfulness,​ The: The Satipatthana Sutta and Its Commentary]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A translation of the Satipatthana Sutta, the Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness,​ together with its classical commentaries. This handbook contains a wealth of essential source material for the practice of insight meditation.}} (Soma Thera; 1998)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​conze/​wheel065_en.html|Way of Wisdom, The: The Five Spiritual Faculties]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An introduction to the five spiritual faculties (indriya) -- faith, effort, mindfulness,​ concentration,​ and wisdom -- with an anthology of related classical texts translated from Pali and Sanskrit.}} (Edward Conze; 1993)    <!-- BPS WH 65 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​mountains_en.html|Weight of Mountains, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Why do we keep creating suffering for ourselves? How do we bring it to an end? The key is to learn some better feeding habits for the mind.}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2001)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[en:​lib:​authors:​various:​bl014#​conceit|What Can Be Done About Conceit?]] (Dr. Elizabeth Ashby; BPS BL 14, 1962)</​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​thai/​lee/​triplegem_en.html|What is the Triple Gem?]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Here Ajaan Lee discusses the nature of the Triple Gem and explores in detail how going for refuge serves to develop the factors in the heart that are necessary for Awakening. (Originally published with Basic Themes.).}} (Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo,​ translated from the Thai by  Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 1994) {{lib/​thai/​lee/​triplegem_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (37pp./​311KB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[theravada_en.html|What is Theravada Buddhism?]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An outline of the origins and principal teachings of Theravada Buddhism.}} (2005) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel147_en.html|Wheel of Birth and Death, The]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A vivid and detailed commentary and interpretation of early Buddhist paintings that depict the Wheel of Samsara (death and rebirth).}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 1995)    <!-- BPS WH 147 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​authenticity_en.html|&​lsquo;​When you know for yourselves...&​rsquo;:​ The Authenticity of the Pali Suttas]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ For centuries scholars have argued over which parts of the Pali canon -- if any -- contain an accurate record of the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings. The texts themselves state that doubts about the Dhamma can be decisively resolved only if one puts the ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu; 2002)    </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​whyend_en.html|Why End Suffering?​]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ In this essay the author explores how the resolve to bring a skillful end to one&#​039;​s own suffering (dukkha) simultaneously works to diminish the suffering of others. (This essay also appears in the book, The Vision of the Dhamma: Buddhist Writings of ...}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 2004. BuddhaNet edition &copy; 1996.) ​   </li>
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​wings/​index_en.html|Wings to Awakening: An Anthology from the Pali Canon]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ The "Wings to Awakening"​ (bodhipakkhiya-dhamma) is the Buddha&#​039;​s own list of his most important teachings. It includes teachings on the Four Frames of Reference, the Four Right Exertions, the Four Bases of Power, the Five Faculties, the Five ...}} (Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff); 2011) {{lib/​authors/​thanissaro/​wings_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (300pp./​2MB) ​  </​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​khantipalo/​wheel083_en.html|With Robes and Bowl: Glimpses of the Thudong Bhikkhu Life]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ A compelling introduction to the way of life for a meditating forest monk in Thailand.}} (Bhikkhu Khantipalo; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 83 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​horner/​wheel030_en.html|Women in Early Buddhist Literature: A Talk to the All-Ceylon Buddhist Women'​s Association]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ One of the 20th century&#​039;​s great Pali scholars explores the social and spiritual lives of women in India during the time of the Buddha. Drawing on numerous passages from the suttas, she argues that, despite their traditional domestic roles, women ...}} (I.B. Horner; 2006) {{lib/​authors/​horner/​wheel030_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​268KB) ​  <​!-- BPS WH 30 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​soma/​bl079_en.html|Words Leading to Disenchantment:​ and Samsara]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ These two short essays invite us to reflect constantly on the certainty of our own death and on the urgency of putting the Buddha&#​039;​s teachings into practice today, while we can still enjoy this precious human birth. For "truly it will be not long ...}} (Soma Thera; 2005)    <!-- BPS BL 79 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​nyanaponika/​wheel241_en.html|Worn-out Skin, The: Reflections on the Uraga Sutta]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ Reflections on the Uraga Sutta, an ancient Buddhist poem that compares one who abandons unskillful qualities of mind to a snake that sheds its skin.}} (Nyanaponika Thera; 1994)    <!-- BPS WH 83 --></​li>​
 +<​li>​[[lib/​authors/​silacara/​youngpeoples_en.html|Young People'​s Life of the Buddha, A]] {{en:​img:​question_16.gif?​12|Summary:​ An account of the life of the Buddha in language that many young adults will find accessible. Although the book is probably too long for most children and it suffers from a few dense and dated passages, much of it brings the Buddha&#​039;​s life and times ...}} (Bhikkhu Silacara; 2005) {{lib/​authors/​silacara/​youngpeoples_en.pdf?​linkonly}} (??​pages/​1MB) ​  </​li>​
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