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The Hunger of the Mind by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

"The human world is not an easy place to live in. ThatÆs because weÆre all feeding. And itÆs not just physical food. We feed off emotional food,
Antony Woods
Oct 18, 2015
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A Meditator is a Good Friend to Have by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

ôTake some long deep in and out breaths. Have the sense that the breath is sweeping through your whole body, from the top of the head down to the tips of your
Antony Woods
Oct 10, 2015
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A Meditator is a Good Friend to Have by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

ôTake some long deep in and out breaths. Have the sense that the breath is sweeping through your whole body, from the top of the head down to the tips of your
Antony Woods
Aug 20, 2015
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The First Noble Truth of Pain (Thanissaro Bhikkhu, long, advanced po

ôThe first noble truth is that of dukkha, translated here as stress and suffering. The term has a wide range of other meanings as well, including distress,
Antony Woods
Jul 25, 2014
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There is suffering & stress but it doesn't have to be there (Thaniss

"Years back, I attended a commemoration for Ajaan LeeÆs passing. It was the last commemoration I attended before I returned to the States. They had invited a
Antony Woods
Jul 22, 2014
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Moving Between Thought Worlds by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (long post)

"We've all had the experience when we're asleep of finding ourselves in a dream and, for a while, believing that what's happening in the dream is real. Then
Antony Woods
Jun 30, 2014
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The Buddha's concerned with howness of things, how you do it (Thanis

"For as the Buddha said, all he taught was suffering and the end of suffering, stress and the end of stress. And itÆs all an issue of doing. Suffering is
Antony Woods
Jun 22, 2014
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Re: Virtue Contains the Practice by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (long post)

Thanks Antony this is exactly what I needed to hear and understand. Thanks Rick in fla Tuesday 06/03/14 Sent from my iPad ... Thanks Antony this is exactly
Rick Herranz
Jun 3, 2014
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Re: The question of suffering is the big issue in life (Thanissaro)

Antony a factor on the noble path that is verry difficult for me right now is the establishing of concentration and those 3 factors. Can you give some helps
Rick Herranz
Jun 2, 2014
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The question of suffering is the big issue in life (Thanissaro)

"The causes of suffering can be changed, which means that you actually can put an end to suffering. The Buddha's approach was not to simply accept suffering as
Antony Woods
Jun 1, 2014
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Virtue Contains the Practice by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (long post)

"ThereÆs a passage in the Canon where a group of monks are going off to a foreign land and so they go to pay their respects to the Buddha. He asks them,
Antony Woods
Jun 1, 2014
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Close to the Heart by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (conclusion)

"So, your sensitivity to the present moment is a very important part of developing concentration, developing insight, and dealing with the whole problem of
antony272b2
Apr 29, 2014
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Battling Darkness by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (long post)

"One of the standard analogies for meditation is that you're going into battle with all the habits of the mind that create suffering. They're called
antony272b2
Apr 6, 2014
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The Best of a Bad Situation by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (long post)

“If you ever go to Thailand and spend some time in the Buddhist world over there, you’ll be struck by the emphasis placed on the issue of protection.
antony272b2
Apr 4, 2014
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The real problem in life is the suffering that comes from craving (T

"The mind is the chief producer of all the happiness and suffering we experience in the world. That's why, when the Buddha gave his first sermon, started out
antony272b2
Apr 4, 2014
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