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Some Skillful Ways of Dealing with Anger

Everybody gets angry, and whether it’s expressed or suppressed, it always brings suffering and stress. Happily, the Buddha taught many skillful ways of dealing with anger. And as Thanissaro Bhikkhu explains in his article Anger, “it’s useful to divide the anger into three parts: one, the object of the anger; two, the anger itself as […]

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Practicing the Middle Way-not too much, not too little

Lately I been thinking a lot about what right effort is in Buddhist practice. Right effort is, of course, one of the elements of the Noble Eightfold Path. Regardless of what some others may teach or say, the Buddha taught that liberation requires effort, but not just any effort, but right effort. Just what is […]

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