Photos of Syncretic Temple on Malaysian Coast

Tua Pek Kong

New photographs on the Photo Dharma website published from a syncretic, Chinese Traditional/Mahāyāna Temple on the Malaysian coast.

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Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Publication of a table listing the 100+ known nun disciples of the Buddha, and where their teachings are recorded in the Discourse Collection of the Pāli Canon.

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The Karmavibhanga Reliefs on Photo Dharma

Karmavibhanga

The hidden Karmavibhanga reliefs at Borobudur are now available on the Photo Dharma website

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Khemā Therī’s Wisdom published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Khema Theri

Publication of a text for which the Arahat nun Khemā was placed at the foremost levels of great wisdom, through her profound understanding of deep questions and her exposition of their meaning, which are recorded in this discourse.

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Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī attains Liberation

Mahapajapati Gotami

A Brief Discourse hearing which the Buddha’s Aunt and Step-Mother, Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī attains Liberation.

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Arahat Dhammadinnā’s Dhamma Teaching

Arahat Dhammadinna

Publication of a major discourse (MN 44) in which Visakha questions his ex-wife the Arahat Nun Dhammadinna on Dhamma. Together with the commentarial introduction.

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Publication of A Practical Guide to Pāli Grammar

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Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of a short new guide to Pali Grammar.

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The Nine-Fold Division of the Buddha’s Teaching

Three Alternative Divisions

A translation of the commentarial explanation of the nine-fold division of the Buddha’s Teaching.

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Nandaka’s Advice to 500 Nuns

Nandaka

A text and translation of an important discourse in which the Buddha asks one of his senior disciples to give a teaching to five-hundred nuns, at the conclusion of which they all attained at least the level of Stream-Entry. Together with translations of the commentaries related to the discourse.

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The Six Factors of Giving

Six Factors of Giving

A short discourse explaining the factors involved when giving gifts, both for the donor and for the recipient.

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The Discourse about Quarrels and Disputes

Painting by Bhikkhu Sumedha

Text and Translation of a discourse the Buddha gave to educate people about the origin of conflict.

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Download sets of Photos on Photo Dharma

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New facility on the Photo Dharma website to enable the download of sets of photographs from any given page.

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The 84 Statues of Guan Yin on Photo Dharma

Fearless Posture

Photographs of the 84 Guan Yin Statues at Wat Khao Rup Chang illustrating the Great Compassion Mantra.

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New Album showing unusual Buddha Relief Carvings on Photo Dharma

Revealing the Worlds

A large Temple complex featuring many unusual Thai folk-style reliefs of the Buddha in unusual postures.

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The Commemorations on the July Full Moon Day

The Buddha meets the Group of Five

The events that are commemorated on the Full Moon Day in July according to the Theravāda tradition.

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The Buddha discusses his Practice, Awakening and Decision to Teach

Prince Bodhi

A new text and translation which gives the most complete picture the Buddha related about his striving, Awakening and decision to teach.

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Two Chanting Books now in Hard Copy for free Distribution

Two-Chanting-Books

Safeguard Recitals and Daily Chanting books now published in hard copy for free distribution.

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Buddha on the Nature of the Body

Asubha

Two teachings on the nature of the body given to the nun Nandā by the Buddha.

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Publication of the Noble Search (MN 26)

Noble Search

Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of an important discourse in which the Buddha talks about his practice while a Bodhisatta, his Awakening and decision to teach.

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Ven Nyanamoli’s list of Grammatical Terms Published

Ven. Nyanamoli at his desk on Island Hermitage

Publication of a comprehensive list of Pali grammatical terms, along with English equivalents and examples.

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