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Hla Min (Lifelong Learner)

Life Long Learner, Expert in Computer Science and Technology, Educator, Distinguished Toastmaster, Writer, Editor

Dependent Origination *

Subtitle: Paticca-samuppada The Wheel of life Author: Sayadaw U Silananda Editor: U Hla Myint Publisher : Tathagata Meditation Center CONTENTS Publisher’s notes Venerable U Silananda’s biography Dependent origination Introduction First link : Avjja-pacaya sankhara Second link : sabkahara-paccaya vinnanam Third link : Vinnana-paccaya nama-rupam Fourth link : Nama-rupa-paccaya […]

Patthana in Daily Life *

Subtitle : An introduction to the Law of Conditionality Author : U Hla Myint Publisher : Tathagata Meditation Center, 2010 CONTENTS Introduction Root condition : Hetu-paccayo Fascination (Sense-object) condition : Arammana-paccayo Predominance condition : Adhipati-paccayo (sahajata, arammana) Continuity condition : Ananatara-paccayo Contiguity condition : Samanantara-paccayo Co-nascence condition : […]

What Buddhism is *

Excerpts from a Book Chapter by Narada Maha Thera Buddhism is neither a metaphysical path nor a ritualistic path. is neither skeptical nor dogmatic. neither eternalism or nihilism. is neither self-mortification nor self-indulgence. is neither pessimism nor optimism but realism. is neither absolutely this-worldly nor other-worldly. is not […]

The Dawn of Wisdom *

Subtitle : On the Practice of Vipassana Satipatthana by Sayadaw U Lakkhana (of Sagaing Hills) Translator : U Mya Thaung Editor : Gregory Pai, Ph.D. Publisher : Sukhavati Dhamma dana publication, 2002 Contents Four Foundations of Mindfulness Basic Satipatthana Instructions The Hindrances (1) The Hindrances (2) The Hindrances […]


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