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Purpose Of The Precepts

(A Summarised Transcription of a Hillside Hermitage Dhamma Talk) Q: What is the purpose of the precepts? Nm: The purpose is for developing strength of mind and the first step for achieving that is to be able to say no to yourself. To say no to your desires, whims, habits, and addictions. The main rules […]

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Doubt always remains present and it continuously needs fixing. But how to realize the ideal meaning, if not by following what others have done and by fulfilling commonly-accepted techniques and views? What is the real meaning of existence and suffering? Meanings is not a book to give direct answers to such questions. There is nothing here that you

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