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Vesak In Ottawa and Asian Heritage Celebration 2016

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Equally, Peace and Reconciliation in the World: In Buddhism tradition, Vesak is a day that commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.

This is an opportunity to reflect on his words in this time of conflict and suffering, such as; a generous heart, positive thoughts, kind speech leading to compassionate action are the things...

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The Great Mass of Stress

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (1)

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi at Jeta's Grove, Anathapindika's monastery. Then, early in the morning, several monks put on their robes and, carrying their bowls and outer robes, went into Savatthi for alms. The thought occurred to them, "It's still too early to go into Savatthi for alms. What if we were to visit the park of the wanderers of other persuasions?"

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Domain changed from saloeurm.com to saloeurm.net

Posted on July 11, 2012 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear All Honorable Visitors,

Welcome back to my new domain website, saloeurm.net with all old pages from saloeurm.com! I registered the new domain name (www.saloeurm.net) because saloeurm.com was expired few months ago when I was a way from it for a while. It is too late to renew and also can't be ordered back at this time. To take all pages back to live, I registered a new domain, www.saloeurm.net , instead of saloeurm.com. There are more pages...

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Tidying Up the Mental Household

Posted on January 29, 2012 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

If anyone whose mind is not harmonized and controlled through methodical meditative training should take a close look at his own everyday thoughts and activities, hewill meet with a rather disconcerting sight. Apartfrom the few main channels of his purposeful thoughts and activities, he will everywhere be faced with at angled mass of perceptions, thoughts, feelings, and casual bodily movements showing a disorderliness and confusion which he would certainly not toler...

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Cunda Kammaraputta Sutta: To Cunda the Silversmith

Posted on December 17, 2011 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

Translator's note: According to the Maha-parinibbana Sutta (DN 16), Cunda the silversmith at a later date presented the Buddha with the final meal before his (the Buddha's) total liberation.

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Pava in Cunda the silversmith's ma...

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