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10_Significance-Lotus_Flower-Dhammacakka_In_Buddhism.mp3
10_Significance-Lotus_Flower-Dhammacakka_In_Buddhism.mp3The Significance of the Lotus Flower and Dhammacakka in Buddhism1085 views
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damachak.pdfDhammacakkappavattana Sutta3823 viewsVen. Mahasi Sayadaw

The First Discourse of the Buddha, namely the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, commonly known as the Great Discourse on the Wheel of Dhamma. This is a series of discourses on the Dhammacakka Sutta by the late Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, a Questioner at the Sixth Buddhist Council in Myanmar, (Burma) 1954. Translated by U Ko Lay.
File05_The_four_truths_pain_pleasure.mp3
File05_The_four_truths_pain_pleasure.mp3The Four Truths835 viewsPatrick Kearney's Vipassana Retreat Talk at Bodhi Tree Monastery (2009)

Continuing with Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (Turning the dharma wheel), we examine the four truths, and in particular how they show the Buddha's understanding of pleasure and pain. The truths provide the fundamental structure of the teaching. We see dukkha presented as the pain arising from our delusion and drivenness. Then we look at how Siddhartha, before he became Buddha, turned his practice around through a spontaneous memory from his childhood which stimulated the arising of a fundamental question: “Why am I afraid of pleasure?” The practice requires pleasure — but what kind of pleasure?
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File07_On_truth_and_Kondannas_awakening.mp3On Truth and Kondannas Awakening852 viewsPatrick Kearney's Vipassana Retreat Talk at Bodhi Tree Monastery (2009)

We continue with Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (Turning the dharma wheel), completing our examination of the four truths by looking at the Buddha's conception of truth, found in Canki Sutta (MN 95). When the Buddha speaks about “truth,” what does he mean? A proposition? Something to believe? Or is he speaking of something else?
First_Discourse-Comparison_of_Versions.pdf
First_Discourse-Comparison_of_Versions.pdfThe Buddha's First Discourse: a Comparision of Versions1800 viewsThis is a study of the Dhammacakka-Pavattana-Sutta, officially considered the first discourse of the Buddha. The tradition acknowledges that he spoke about his teaching before the occasion of the delivery of this discourse. This study was undertaken during my Buddhist studies, which was one major of my Batchelor of Arts at the University of Queensland, completed in 2004. The study compares 17 possible versions of this discourse from four languages: Pali, Chinese, Tibetan and Sanskrit. Some interesting differences are discovered and an attempt is made to explain them. An expected core of all the discourses stands out, which shows why all major schools of Buddhism accept the Four Noble Truths as the essential teaching of the Buddha.
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