Monthly Archives: January 2009



In the Middle Length sayings, one of the few parts of the Pali Canon most Western Buddhists actually do get exposed to, there is a very interesting and beautiful triage of suttas which circle around the following stanza uttered by…


Samatha (or ???) Vipassana

The question whether to practise samatha or vipassana comes up again and again.  In the early days of the Burmese Vipassana movement long debates were waged on which approach would be the correct one (samatha || vipassana, that is). This question…


Search Highlights 2008

While the number of drafted articles grows 🙂 . Thought i might share with you some of the topics people were looking for and I hope that at least some answers got solved. May all beings be free from avijja and…