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Sutta Study Theme 6-6-15

The Island, Chapter 20, “Ah, What Bliss!” ­ The Blessings of Nibbana pages 337-350 Discourses to be read out loud: 20.1, 20.3, 20.4, 20.10, 20.11 This month as we finish up our book, we are asked to contemplate the taste

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Sutta Study Theme 5-2-15

The Island, Chapter 19, Sotapanna: The Spiritual Turning Point IV pages 321-336 Discourses to be read out loud: 19.4, 19.11, 19.13, 19.14, 19.15 Discussion Theme: The Buddha says that the deep insight of steam entry is marked by a great

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Sutta Study Theme 4-4-15

“The Island”, Chapter 18: Sotapanna: The Spiritual Turning Point III Second half of chapter, pages 311 – 320 Discourses to be read out loud: 18.12, 18.13 Discussion theme: In this tradition, it is understood that afflictive mental habits will continue

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Sutta Study Discussion Theme 3-­7­-15

“The Island” Chapter 18: Sotapanna: The Spiritual Turning Point III First half of chapter, pages 301 ­ 311 Discourses to be read out loud: 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.9 Discussion theme: This month let’s reflect on what the mind, in moments,

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