THE GOTAMA BUDDHA SASANA NETWORK

[Official Website: www.dhammasara.webs.com]


An online pre-sectarian Buddhist Group striving to spread Buddhism in its original form as the Dhamma-Vinaya during the time of the Gotama Savaka Sangha as instructed by the historical Gotama Buddha.

*Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Sammasambuddhasa*
Veneration to the Exalted One, The Worthy One, the Perfectly Enlightened One

Established On : Vesak 2549 (2005)

Contact The Webmaster : dhammasara77@gmail.com

Latest Update : 24 July 2560 (2016)

ARTICLES BY THE WEBMASTER

Facebook Discussion Forum

My Collection of Dhamma Talks

My Collection of Heartwarming Commercials

My Collection Buddhist Visuals


What Is Buddhism ?
The Forest Tradition
Pindapata & Alms-giving
On Handling Stress
On Handling Anger
On Handling Insults & Abuse
On Handling Guilt & Worry
On Forgiveness
What The Triple Gem Is To Us
Impermanence In Life
Focusing The Mind
The Skyscraper
The Story Of The Monk, The Novice And The Lady
A Meditation On Death
The Journey Of Self
Worldly Passions
The Physicist & Mathematician Theory
The Circuit Breaker Theory
Holy Days
The 'Buddhist' News
On Mahayana / Pureland Buddhism [ALERT!!]
GOD : The Perfect, Omnipresent, Omniscient, Omnipotent, Supreme Being? [ALERT!!]


FEATURED ARTICLES

Understanding The Buddhist Doctrine
The Authenticity of The Early Buddhist Text
The Authenticity of The Early Buddhist Text (Video)
Unbroken Chain Of Oral Tradition (By Dr. Harischandra Kaviratna)

Arahants, Buddhas, and Bodhisattvas (By Bhikkhu Bodhi)
Liberation - Relevence Of The Dhamma-Vinaya (By Ven. Dhammavuddho)
The Five Illusionists (By Ven. Dhammavuddho)
Mindfulness, Recollection & Concentration (By Ven. Dhammavuddho)
Mindfulness Defined (By Ajahn Thanissaro)
Wings To Awakening (By Ajahn Thanissaro)
A Honed And Heavy Axe (By Ajahn Chandako)
The Anapanasati Sutta (By Ven. U Vimalaramsi)
The Jhanas (By Ajahn Brahmavamso)
Paticcasamuppada: Practical Dependent Origination (By Ajahn Buddhadasa)
Conditioned Arising Of Suffering (By Ven. Dhammavuddho Mahathera)
Dependent Origination : The Buddhist Law of Conditionality (By Ven. Prayudh Payutto)
The Roots Of Good & Evil ( By Ven. Nyanaponika)
Beyond The Stream Of The World (By Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno)
Dhamma And Non-duality (By Bhikkhu Bodhi)

Family History (By Piya Tan)
Modern Monastics? (By Piya Tan)
Should we modernise the Buddha's teachings (By Piya Tan)
Cult Buddhism (By Piya Tan) [ALERT!!]
The Invisible Buddha (By Piya Tan) [NEW]
Hard Questions (By Piya Tan)
Buddhism for real (By Piya Tan)
Natural Buddhism, Supernatural Buddhism (By Piya Tan)
Why early rather than late (By Piya Tan)
The Buddha, one and only (By Piya Tan)
Right moves (By Piya Tan)
Good and right (By Piya Tan)
Buddhism and mental illness (By Piya Tan)
How Buddhism was edited (By Piya Tan)
The way to true awakening (By Piya Tan)
Pious fiction (By Piya Tan)
Memes : The Idea Of Samsaric Genes (By Piya Tan)
An Excerpt from "A Truly Purposeful Life" (By Piya Tan)
Letting Go (By Piya Tan) [NEW]

You Have Three Brains
How To Stop Feeling Like Your Life Isn't Good Enough
How To Deal With Loneliness
How To Enjoy Being Single
How To Lead a Happy Life Without Romantic Relationships
How To Begin Living in Solitude
How to Respond to Negative People Without Being Negative

INTRODUCTION TO THE BUDDHA-SASANA (TEACHINGS OF THE BUDDHA)

A Sketch Of The Buddha's Life (From : Access To Insight)

The Noble Search (Majjhima Nikaya 26 - Ariyapariyesana Sutta)
The Middle Way (Majjhima Nikaya 36 - Maha-Saccaka Sutta)
A Worthy Teacher (Digha Nikaya 12 - Lohicca Sutta)
The Buddha Only Shows The Way (Majjhima Nikaya 107 - Ganakamoggallana Sutta)
Teaching The Dhamma For The Benefit Of Those Who Are Eager To Learn (Anguttara Nikaya 3:22 - Gilana Sutta)
Does A Buddha Attempt To Save All Sentient Beings In The Universe ? (Anguttara Nikaya 10:95 - Uttiya Sutta)
Teaching The Dhamma To The Worthy (Anguttara Nikaya 4:111 - Kesi Sutta)

What Is The Difference Between A Buddha And An Arahant ? (Samyutta Nikaya 22:58 - Buddha Sutta)
Does An Arahant Practise For Selfish Reasons ? (Samyutta Nikaya 16:5 - Jinna Sutta)
The Eight Types Of Noble Disciples
The 4 Stages of Enlightenment [NEW]

Guidelines On How To Choose A Religion (Anguttara Nikaya 3:65 - Kalama Sutta)
How To Determine Whether A Teaching Is The Buddha-Dhamma : The Four Great References (From The Maha-Parinibbana Sutta)
How To Recognize Authentic Teachings Of Dhamma (Anguttara Nikaya 7:80 - Satthusasana Sutta)
On Things Not Taught By The Buddha (Samyutta Nikaya 56:31 - Simsapa Sutta)
The Effects Of False Teachings Incorporated Into The Dhamma (Samyutta Nikaya 20:7 - Ani Sutta)
Appearance Of False Dhamma And The Disapperance Of The True Dhamma (Samyutta Nikaya 16:13 - Saddhammapatirupaka Sutta)

The Buddha On The God-Idea (Digha Nikaya 13 - Tevijja Sutta)
Is The Buddha Just Trying To Recruit Disciples ? Just Another Number Game ? (Digha Nikaya 3:55)
How Should The Buddha Be Venerated ? (Dhammapada Atthakata 94)


THE BUDDHA'S ADVICE TO LAY-PEOPLE

Focus On The Present (Majjhima Nikaya 131 - Bhaddekarata Sutta)
Become An Island (Samyutta Nikaya 47:13 - Cunda Sutta)

The Layperson's Code Of Discipline (Digha Nikaya 31 - Sigalovada Sutta)
Wrong Livelihood - For Lay-people (Anguttara Nikaya 5:177 - Vanijja Sutta)
Conditions Of Welfare (Anguttara Nikaya 8:54 - Dighajanu Sutta)
Causes Of One's Downfall (Sutta Nipata 1:6 - Parabhava Sutta)
The Outcaste (Anguttara Nikaya 5:175 - Candala Sutta)
The Seven Types Of Wives (Anguttara Nikaya 4:91 - Sujata Sutta)

What Did The Buddha Say About Eating Meat ? (Majjhima Nikaya 55 - Jivaka Sutta)
What Did The Buddha Say On Praying For Good Fortune ? (Anguttara Nikaya 5:43 - Ittha Sutta)
What Did The Buddha Say On Prayers And Curses (Samyutta Nikaya 42:6 - Paccha-Bhumika Sutta)

Do Warriors/Soldiers Die As Heroes ? (Samyutta Nikaya 42:3 Yodhajiva Sutta)
The Buddha On The Practice Of Burning Things For The Deceased (Petavatthu 1:5 - Tirokudda Kanda)
On Gratitude Towards Your Parents (Anguttara Nikaya 2:31 & 2:32 - Katannu Sutta)
On Offerings To The Deceased (Anguttara Nikaya 10:177 - Janussonin Sutta)
The Four Sacred Places Of Pilgrimage

SILA: MORAL DISCIPLINE

The Three Refuge & The Five Gifts (Anguttara Nikaya 8:39 - Abhisanda Sutta)
The Five Precepts ( For Lay Followers ) : Panca-Sila
The Eight Precepts : Ajiva-Atthamaka-Sila / Atthanga-Sila
The Ten Precepts : Dasa-Sila
Uposatha : The Special Observance Days

How The Sutta Should Be Recited (Vinaya 2:108)
The Buddha Teaches Of Conditions For No Decline Among The Bhikkhu (Anguttara Nikaya 7:21 - Bhikkhu Aparihaniya Sutta)
Wrong Livelihood - For the Sangha (Digha Nikaya 2 - Samannaphala Sutta)
Are Monks Allowed To Handle Money ? (Samyutta Nikaya 42:10 - Maniculaka Sutta)


KAMMA (VOLITIONAL ACTION)

What is Kamma ?

The Dhamma Explanation Of Kamma (Anguttara Nikaya 6:63 - Nibbedhika Sutta)
The Short Discourse On Kamma (Majjhima Nikaya 135 - Cula-Kamma Vibhanga Sutta)
The Great Discourse On Kamma (Majjhima Nikaya 136 - Maha-Kamma Vibhanga Sutta)

BHAVANA: MENTAL CULTIVATION

The Importance Of Meditation
Subjects For Contemplation (Anguttara Nikaya 5:57 - Upajjhatthana Sutta) [NEW]
Inevitable Death (Sutta Nipata 574 - 581) [NEW]
The Four Sublime States (Anguttara Nikaya 10:208 - Brahma Vihara Sutta)
Immeasurable Concentration (Anguttara Nikaya 5:27 - Samadhi Sutta)
Karaniya Metta Sutta : Discourse On Loving-kindness
Metta Meditation

Eliminating Our Defilements (Majjhima Nikaya 2 - Sabbasava Sutta)
On Tranquility & Insight Meditation (Anguttara Nikaya 2:30 - Vijja Bhagiya Sutta)
The Four Frames Of Instropection (Digha Nikaya 22 - Maha-Satipatthana Sutta)
Mindfulness Of Breathing (Majjhima Nikaya 118 - Anapanasati Sutta)
On Mindfulness Of Breathing (Samyutta Nikaya 54:13 - Ananda Sutta)

The Buddha's Advice On Meditation (Majjhima Nikaya 62 - Maha-Rahulovada Sutta)
Mindfulness Immersed In The Body (Majjhima Nikaya 119 - Kayagata-Sati Sutta)
Concentration Leading To The Jhana (Anguttara Nikaya 4:41 - Samadhi Sutta)
Factors Of Concentration (Anguttara Nikaya 5:28 - Samadhanga Sutta)
The Meditation Signs (Anguttara Nikaya 3:100 - Nimitta Sutta)
On What Is Conducive And Dangerous (Majjhima Nikaya 106 - Anenja-Sappaya Sutta)
Not All Meditators Will Attain Supernatural Powers (Samyutta Nikaya 12:70 - Susima Sutta)
What To Do When You Are Feeling Sleepy During Meditation (Anguttara Nikaya 7:58 - Capala Sutta)
The Middle Way (Anguttara Nikaya 6:55 - Sona Sutta)

PANNA: DEVELOPMENT OF WISDOM

The Four Noble Truths - Cattari Ariya Saccani (Samyutta Nikaya 56:11 - Dhammacakkapavatthana Sutta)
The Noble Eightfold Path : Ariya Atthangika Magga (Samyutta Nikaya 45:8 - Magga Vibhanga Sutta)
The Great Forty (Majjhima Nikaya 117 - Maha-Cattarisika Sutta)
Right View (Majjhima Nikaya 9 - Samma-Ditthi Sutta)
Summary Of The Noble Eightfold Path

The Three Characteristics Of Existance (Anguttara Nikaya 3:134 - Dhamma Niyama Sutta)
The Five Hindrances
The Five Hindrances (Anguttara Nikaya 9:64 - Nivarana Sutta)
The Ten Fetters (Anguttara Nikaya 10:13 - Samyojana Sutta)
The Sixteen Defilements Of The Mind (Majjhima Nikaya 7 - Vatthupama Sutta)

The Discourse On The Net Of Perfect Wisdom (Digha Nikaya 1 - Brahmajala Sutta)
The Great Discourse On The Lion's Roar (Majjhima Nikaya 12 - Maha-Sihanada Sutta)
The Discourse To Kevatta (Digha Nikaya 11 - Kevatta Sutta)
Nakhasikha Sutta (Samyutta Nikaya)

The Last Days Of The Buddha (Digha Nikaya 16 - Maha-Parinibbana Sutta)

BODHI-PAKKHIYA DHAMMA (THIRTY-SEVEN REQUISITES OF AWAKENING)

Thirty-Seven Requisites Of Awakening (Samyutta Nikaya 22:101 - Nava Sutta)

The Four Foundations Of Mindfulness : Satipatthana (Digha Nikaya 22 - Maha-Satipatthana Sutta)
The Four Great Efforts : Padhana (Samyutta Nikaya 45:8 - Magga-Vibhanga Sutta)
The Four Bases Of Power : Iddhipada (Samyutta Nikaya 51:20 - Iddhipada Vibhanga Sutta)
The Five Mental Faculties : Indriya (Samyutta Nikaya 48:10 - Indriya Vibhanga Sutta)
The Five Strengths : Bala (Samyutta Nikaya 50:1)
The Seven Factors For Awakening : Bojjhanga (Samyutta Nikaya 46:1 - Himavanta Sutta)
The Noble Eightfold Path : Ariya Atthangika Magga (Samyutta Nikaya 45:8 - Magga Vibhanga Sutta)

PATICCA SAMUPPADA (DEPENDENT ORIGINATION)

The Law Of Dependent Origination (Samyutta Nikaya 12:2 - Paticca Samuppada Vibhanga Sutta)
The Great Discourse On Causes (Digha Nikaya 15 - Maha-Nidana Sutta)
Summary Of The Law Of Dependent Origination

SUNNATA (EMPTINESS)

The Discourse On Sunna (Samyutta Nikaya 35:85 - Sunna Sutta)
The Short Discourse On Sunnata (Majjhima Nikaya 121 - Cula-Sunnata Sutta)
The Great Discourse On Sunnata (Majjhima Nikaya 122 - Maha-Sunnata Sutta)

ANATTA (NOT-SELF)

The Discourse On Anatta (Samyutta Nikaya 22:59 - Anatta-Lakkhana Sutta)
On Abandoning Attachment (Majjhima Nikaya 66 - Latukikopama Sutta)
The Fire Sermon (Samyutta Nikaya 35:28 - Adittapariyaya Sutta)

The Five Aggregates
The Five Aggregates (Samyutta Nikaya 22:48 - Khandha Sutta)
The Six Properties (Dhatu-Vibhanga Sutta - Majjhima Nikaya 140)

The Six Sense Media (Majjhima Nikaya 137 - Salayatana-Vibhanga Sutta)
The Great Discourse On The Six Sense-Media (Majjhima Nikaya 149 - Maha-Salayatanika Sutta)
The Six Sextets (Majjhima Nikaya 148 - Chachakka Sutta)

The Great Discourse To Rahula (Majjhima Nikaya 62 - Maha-Rahulovada Sutta)
The Short Discourse On The Elephant Footprint Simile (Majjhima Nikaya 27 - Cula-Hatthipadopama Sutta)
The Great Discourse On The Elephant Footprint Simile (Majjhima Nikaya 28 - Maha-Hatthipadopama Sutta)

AFTER THE BUDDHA'S PARINIBBANA

The Last Days Of The Buddha (Digha Nikaya 16 - Maha-Parinibbana Sutta)

The 1st Buddhist Council (From Wikipedia)
The 2nd Buddhist Council (From Wikipedia)
The 3rd Buddhist Council (From Wikipedia)
The Tipitaka - The Holy Scriptures Of Buddhism






FEATURED MEMBERS OF THE SANGHA

THE FOREST TRADITION :

The Forest Sangha (Thailand)
Ajahn Chah Official Website
Ajahn Amaro
Ajahn Maha Bua Nanasampanno
Ajahn Brahmavamso
Ajahn Buddhadasa
Ajahn Chah Subhaddo
Ajahn Chandako
Ajahn Jayasaro
Ajahn Khemadhammo
Ajahn Mun Bhuridatto
Ajahn Munindo
Ajahn Pasanno
Ajahn Sao Kantasilo
Ajahn Sujato
Ajahn Sumedho
Ajahn Thanissaro
Ajahn Viradhammo


*Venerable Aggacitta
Sasanarakkha Buddhist Sanctuary

*Venerable Shi Chuan Guan
Buddha Vacana

*Venerable Dr. K Sri Dhammananda
Ven. Dr. K Sri Dhammananda
What Buddhists Believe

*Venerable Dhammavuddho
Vihara Buddha Gotama
Treasury Of The Buddha's Discourses
Ven. Dhammavuddho on VEOH
Ven. Dhammavuddho @ YouTube

*Venerable Gyi U Vimalaramsi
Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center

*Venerable Kumara
Ven. Kumara @ YouTube

*Venerable Mahinda
Aloka Foundation

*Venerable Jutipanyo
Ven. Jutipanyo on VEOH

*Venerable Samahita
One Sangha
What The Buddha Said
Dhamma Drops
Buddha-Direct

*Venerable Shravasti Dhammika
Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society
Dhamma Musings
A Guide To Buddhism A To Z
Good Questions, Good Answers

*Venerable Vupasama
Original Buddhism Society

*Piya Tan Beng Sin (Bhikkhu Piyasilo)
DharmaFarer Website
The Minding Centre
Singapore DharmaNet


OTHER FEATURED LINKS

FEATURED WEBSITES :

Access To Insight
The Monastic Code I
The Monastic Code II
The Vinaya (Dhammaweb.net)
Sutta-Nipata
Sutta Central
Tipitaka : The Pali Canon
Mahindarama e-Tipitaka
Dhammaweb Tipitaka Database
The Dhamma Encyclopedia
Insight Meditation: 4 Foundations of Mindfulness (Maha-Satipatthana Sutta)
BuddhaNet : Maha-Satipatthana Sutta
BuddhaNet : The Wings To Awakening- Anthology from Pali Canon
Wings To Awakening (Chinese)
Path To Awakening (Chinese)
BuddhaSasana
What The Buddha Taught
Dhamma Talks for Knowing and Seeing a Handful of Leaves
Wisdom Publications
Inward Path Publisher
Buddhist Door
Bodhi Journal
Path To Nibbana

FEATURED MONASTERIES :

Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery (America)
Aloka Foundation Of Malaysia (Malaysia)
Amaravati Buddhist Monastery (England)
Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery (England)
Bodhi Monastery (America)
Buddhist Society Of Western Australia (Australia)
* Bodhinyana Monastery
* Dhammasara Nuns Monastery
* Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre
Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center (America)
Metta Forest Monastery (America)
Original Buddhism Society (Taiwan)
Sanghamittarama Bikkhuni Residence (Australia)
Santi Forest Monastery (Australia)
Saranaloka Foundation
Sasanarakkha Buddhist Sanctuary (Malaysia)
Sitavana : Birken Forest Monastery (Canada)
Suan Mokkh (Thailand)
Tisarana Buddhist Monastery (Canada)
The Forest Hermitage (England)
Vihara Buddha Gotama (Malaysia)
Vimutti Monastery (New Zealand)

BUDDHIST INSTITUTIONS IN SINGAPORE :

Sri Lankaramaya Buddhist Temple
Sri Lankaramaya Buddhist Temple
Buddhist Fellowship Singapore
Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple
Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society
DharmaFarer Website
NUS Buddhist Society
NTU Buddhist Society
Singapore Buddhist For You Information Monthly Magazine (4ui)
World Buddhist Directory (BuddhaNet)
Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery
Buddhist Library
Singapore Buddhist Lodge
Poh Ming Tse Temple
Poh Ern Shih Temple

FEATURED AUDIO & VIDEO CLIPS :

DhammaTube
Vihara Buddha Gotama @ YouTube
BSWA Video Dhamma Talks @ YouTube
Ajahn Brahm @ YouTube
Ajahn Sumedho @ YouTube
Ajahn Sujato @ YouTube
Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu @ YouTube
Ven. Bodhi @ Ustream.tv
Ven. Jayasaro @ VEOH
Ven. Jutipanyo @ VEOH


Sabbe sankhara anicca .... Sabbe sankhara dukkha .... Sabbe dhamma anatta