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Anything that has a Beginning has an End

Sutta reflection for Magha Puja Day
recalling Sariputta's stream entry realisation

 Mahakhandaka 1.14.

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Anuruddha and 
the Great Thoughts

Investigating the teachings 
in Anguttara Nikaya 8.30

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The Seven Factors 
of Awakening

Continuing to explore 

Anapanasati Sutta MN 118 

looking at the development of the awakening factors through our meditation practice

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Four Oceans of Tears

Discussing four powerful images offered by the Buddha 

to demonstrate the beginningless and endless nature of samsara  

Samyutta Nikaya Chapter 15.1-4

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The Beautiful Breath

An in depth exploration of the Buddha's teachings on breath awareness, anapanasati, looking at an excerpt from 

MN 118, Anapanasatisutta

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Three Looks 
at Mindfulness 
and Clear Awareness

Exploring Satisampajanya 
with a sense of urgency

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The Monkey Mind 

An encouragement 
to see how we can best relate 
to this changeable mind 

Samyutta Nikaya SN 12.61

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Why Are We Here?

On intentionality, 
nutriment 
and underlying compulsions

Samyutta Nikaya 12.38

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An Unusual Interaction between the Buddha and the spirit Alavika 

A heartfelt enquiry into the ways in which we suffer and how to live a happy life

Samyutta Nikaya, 10.12

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Feelings Like Winds, Feelings like Guests

A teaching on the many causes of feelings, with a discussion on wise responsiveness to experience - whatever the causes may be

Sivakasutta, Samyutta Nikaya 36.21

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The Buddha's Direct Teachings from the Hospital 

How to live is how to die 
Sato sampajāno kālaṁ āgameyya 
clearly and mindfully awaiting the time 

Samyutta Nikaya 36.7

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The Simile of the Firesticks 

Exploring the teachings from the Buddha 

Samyutta Nikaya (SN) 36.10 

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The Bottomless Abyss 
and 
The Two Arrows 

Exploring Samyutta Nikaya Suttas 36.4 + 36.6

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Exploring how to relate skilfully to the feeling world 

Looking together at 

Samyutta Nikaya Chapter 36, On Feelings, Suttas 3 & 4

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Investigating the Buddha's Teachings on Feelings

 Looking at Samyutta Nikaya Chapter 36, on Feelings Suttas 1 + 2

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Desire, impermanence 
and feelings 

explored in relation to the 4 Satipatthanas 

Samyutta Nikaya, Satipatthana 
Chapter 47 
Suttas 37, 40 & 49

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In Sickness and In Health 
 

 leading into to a community exploration and sharing on how to practise when sick

 Silavaddhisutta 
Samyutta Nikaya 47.29 

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Two Parables 
from the Buddha 
at Sedaka 

and a conversation with Ananda at the Chicken Monastery near Patna

Samyutta Nikaya Chapter 47
Suttas 19, 20 + 21

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Gilánasutta 

on sickness 

Samyutta Nikaya SN 47.9 

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on Beginner's Mind 

Samyutta Nikaya 47.4 

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The Exposition 
of Non-Conflict 

Part I

Majjhima Nikaya 139 

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The Exposition 
of Non-Conflict ​ 

Part II

Majjhima Nikaya 139 ​ 

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on the Mass of Suffering 

Mahadukkhakkhandha Sutta 

Majjhima Nikaya 13

 Sutta Study 

on the Mass of Suffering ​ 

​ Part II

Majjhima Nikaya 13 

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