Table of Contents
- Articles (12)
- Audio/Video (5)
- Booklets (4)
- Canonical Works (24)
- Essays (1)
- Excerpts (1)
- Monographs (2)
- Papers (2)
one of the most outstanding testimonies to the Buddha’s capability as a teacher is the conversion of the killer Aṅgulimāla.
Bhikkhave and Bhikkhu as Gender-inclusive Terminology in Early Buddhist Texts (2014) – Alice Collett and Bhikkhu Anālayo
in neither case do the terms function as indicators that the address or the detail of the teaching is solely for monks
A translation of the Tibetan parallel to MN 44, showcasing the Arahant Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā’s profound explanations of the Dhamma.
I have seen the Blessed One;
This is my last body,
And I will not go
From birth to birth again
Studies in Traditional Indian Medicine in the Pāli Canon: Jīvaka and Āyurveda (1982) – Kenneth G. Zysk
The Pali account of the physician Jīvaka illustrates a well-established āyurvedic medical tradition and preserves at least one practice not found in classical āyurveda.
A Comparison of the Pāli and Chinese Versions of the Brahma Saṃyutta, a Collection of Early Buddhist Discourses on Brahmās, the Exalted Gods (2014) – Mun-Keat Choong
individual Brahmās (Sahāṃpati, Baka and an unnamed Brahmā) have different characters … lower than the Buddha and his great disciples[, their] individual names are a new design, not shared in the Vedic tradition of Brahmanism.
An anthology of stories about Buddhist women from the Pāli Canon.
A collection of commentarial and canonical Pāli stories telling how the Buddha demonstrated his great compassion.
Canonical Works (24)
What kind of bhikkhu, friend Ānanda, could illuminate the Gosinga Sāla-tree Wood?
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“It would not be appropriate for me to give the Buddha a powerful laxative.”
sensual pleasures are time-consuming, full of suffering and despair, and the danger in them is greater still
Venerable Sāriputta and Venerable Mahāmoggallāna meditate together in peace not even a yakkha could disturb.
Reginald Ray has argued for a radical reassessment of Devadatta as a forest saint who was unfairly maligned in later monastic Buddhism. His work has been influential, but it relies on omissions and mistaken readings
Pining Away for the Sight of the Handsome Cobra King: Ānanda as a Gay Ancestor and Role Model (2000) – Michael Sweet
the queerness of the figure of Ānanda, whose name can be variously translated as “joy,” “bliss,” or “happiness,” fairly lept off the pages at me