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I have always done some writing, but over the last few years I have started to write about Buddha Dharma. The articles below have all appeared in Elephant Journal.

Taking Refuge: Where Practice Begins
A discussion of the Theravaden Refuge chant, its meaning and significance.

Metta: The Practice of Loving Kindness
Metta is one of the four Brahma Viharas, wholesome mind states that the Buddha encouraged us to cultivate.

Mudita: Cultivating Joy
Mudita is one of the four Brahma Viharas, wholesome mind states that the Buddha encouraged us to cultivate. Mudita translates correctly as sympathetic joy, the feeling of happiness that arises contemplating the happiness of others.

The Importance of Sangha

The Ten Paramis: A Path to Enlightenment

Dana: Generosity
Sila: Virtue
Renunciation: The Art of Letting Go
Wisdom: The Fruit of Practice
Viriya: Energy or Effort
Patience: When Practice Seems Difficult
Truthfulness: More Then Just Not Telling Lies
Resolve: Determined to Achieve the Greater Happiness
Metta: Radiating Kindness Over the Entire World
Equanimity: A Spacious Stillness of Mind

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