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... anointed noble king, I am able to have executed those who should be executed, to fine those who should be fined, to exile those who should be exiled. Yet when I am sitting in council, they break in and ...
Sunday, 17 January 2010
2. What is the Pali Canon (Tipitaka)
(Pali Canon/General)
... purpose of collectively reciting the Dhamma, precisely as he had taught it. In compliance with this instruction the first Elders duly called a council and systematically ordered all the Buddha's discourses ...
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
3. Instructions to Insight Meditation
... an arahat. The Ven. Ananda was trying strenuously to attain Arahatship overnight on the eve of the first Buddhist council. He was practising the whole night the form of vipassana meditation known as ...
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
4. The Progress of Insight
... of Agga-Maha-Pandita in the year 1952. He carried out the duties of the Questioner (pucchaka) at the Sixth Buddhist Council (Chattha Sangayana) held at Rangoon for two years, culminating in the year ...
Monday, 06 April 2009
5. Biography of Venerable U Silananda Sayadaw
(Books/U Silananda Sayadaw)
... Silananda was the Chief Compiler of the Tipitaka Pali-Burmese Dictionary and was one of the distinguished editors of the Pali Canon and the associated Commentaries at the Sixth Buddhist Council held at ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
6. Biography of Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw
(Books/Mahasi Sayadaw)
... / The Sixth Buddhist Council / Foreign Missions / Literary Activities / Mahasi Mausoleum / Birth to Youth The Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw was born in 1904 at Seikkhun, a large, prosperous and charming ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
7. The Patimokkha for Bhikkhuni
(Practice/The Patimokkha)
... meetings of the Community. 2 . Should any bhikkhuni knowingly ordain a woman thief sentenced to death, without having obtained permission from the king or the Community or the (governing) council or ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
8. What is Dependant Origination
(Teachings/Dependant Originations)
... was evident in his devotion to the Buddha after he had killed his father, his adoration and enshrinement of the Buddha relics, and the wholehearted support that he gave to the First Council. It was his ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
9. Finding Authentic Teachings
... of the Arahants in each Buddhist Council, none of the Vinaya rules has changed. However, a lot of monks today still change the rules to suit their needs, and this is a serious disrespect to the Buddha ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
10. Where to Find Authentic Teachings
... for the purpose of collectively reciting the Dhamma, precisely as he had taught it. In compliance with this instruction the first Elders duly called a council and systematically ordered all the Buddha's ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
11. Sects of Buddhism
(History/Sects and Schism)
After the Second Buddhist Council, Buddhism had split into two parts: one orthodox (Theravada) and the other unorthodox (Mahayana). Then in the Third Buddhist Council, there were 18 different unorthodox ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
12. Is the teaching in the Pali Canon reliable?
(FAQs/Buddha's Teachings)
... every monk in the Sangha back then. After the Pali Canon was finally written down, it was further reaffirmed and re-examined in the Buddhist Councils led by Great Arahants. Therefore its authenticity ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
It is what most scholars agree upon to be true, correct, and authentic. This is based on the introduction to the Six Buddhist Councils included in the Sixth Buddhist Council Pali Canon CD.  ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
...  Teachings of Tipitaka - Buddha Minders Basic Buddhism - The Golden Land Myanmar  ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
15. Sri Lanka Timeline
(History/Sects and Schism)
... in the Buddhist Councils for more than 2,500 years. Major events before Venerable Buddhaghosa arrived Sri Lanka (Ceylon): Kings of Ceylon Relevant Events References  ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
16. The Sixth Buddhist Council
(History/Buddhist Councils)
The Sixth Council was held in Kaba Aye in Yangon (Rangoon) in 1954, eighty-three years after the fifth one was held in Mandalay. It was sponsored by the Burmese Government led by the Prime Minister, ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
17. The Fifth Buddhist Council
(History/Buddhist Councils)
The Fifth Council took place in Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar) in 1871 A.D. in the reign of King Mindon. The chief objective of this meeting was to recite all the teachings of the Buddha and examine them ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
18. The Fourth Buddhist Council
(History/Buddhist Councils)
The Fourth Council was held in Tambapanni (Sri Lanka) in 29 B.C. under the patronage of King Vattagamani. The main reason for its convening was the realization that it was now not possible for the ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
19. The Third Buddhist Council
(History/Buddhist Councils)
The Third Council was held primarily to rid the Sangha of corruption and bogus monks who held heretical views. The Council was convened in 326 B.C. At Asokarama in Patiliputta under the patronage of ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
20. The Second Buddhist Council
(History/Buddhist Councils)
The Second Council was called one hundred years after the Buddha's Parinibbāna in order to settle a serious dispute over the 'ten points.' This is a reference to some monks breaking of ten minor rules. ...
Sunday, 15 March 2009
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