Monthly Archives: May 2009

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A Peaceful Vesakh 2553

…to you all! May you “live long and prosper” šŸ˜‰ The above image, quite appropriate for the day, is one of the most skilled artistic representations of the “Buddha visiting the devas” (looks like 33) I have ever seen…thanks go…

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Paticcasamuppada – Stop the burning flames

Famous words by the Buddha: Vuttaį¹ƒ kho panetaį¹ƒ bhagavatā:Ā yo paį¹­iccasamuppādaį¹ƒ passati so dhammaį¹ƒ passati; yo dhammaį¹ƒ passati so paį¹­iccasamuppādaį¹ƒ passatÄ«ti. Paį¹­iccasamuppannā kho panime yadidaį¹ƒ paƱcupādānakkhandhā. Yo imesu paƱcasu upādānakkhandhesu chando ālayo anunayo ajjhosānaį¹ƒ so dukkhasamudayo. Yo imesu paƱcasu upādānakkhandhesu chandarāgavinayo…