Buddhachannel

Textes fondamentaux

Dernier ajout : 23 novembre 2016.

A Look at the Kalama Sutta

The Buddha has been made out to be a pragmatic empiricist who dismisses all doctrine and faith, and whose Dhamma is simply a freethinker’s kit to truth which invites each one to accept and reject whatever he likes.

All the versions of this article:

Dhammapada - (Dhp 9) - Papavagga : Evil

Be quick in doing
what’s admirable.
Restrain your mind
from what’s evil.
When you’re slow
in making merit,
evil delights the mind.

All the versions of this article:

Lao Tse - Tao Te Ching (XXXI-XL)

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.

If you realize that you have enough,
you are truly rich.
If you stay in the center
and embrace death with your whole heart,
you will endure forever.

All the versions of this article:

Dhammapada

The Dhammapada is a versified Buddhist scripture traditionally ascribed to the Buddha himself. It is one of the best-known texts from the Theravada canon.

All the versions of this article:

Karaniya Metta Sutta — The Discourse on Loving-kindness

While the Buddha was staying at Savatthi, a band of monks, having received subjects of meditation from the master, proceeded to a forest to spend the rainy season (vassana). The tree deities inhabiting this forest were worried by their arrival, as they had to descend from tree abodes and dwell on the ground.

All the versions of this article:

Ananda Sutta: To Ananda (Samyutta Nikaya, 4.10.10)

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi in Jeta’s Grove, Anathapindika’s monastery. Then Ven. Ananda went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, bowed down to him and sat to one side.

All the versions of this article:

The Dhammapada

he Dhammapada consists of 423 verses in Pali uttered by the Buddha on some 305 occasions for the benefit of a wide range of human beings.

All the versions of this article:

Dhammapada - (Dhp I). Yamakavagga : Pairs

Phenomena are preceded by the heart,
ruled by the heart,
made of the heart.
If you speak or act
with a corrupted heart, then suffering follows you —
as the wheel of the cart,
the track of the ox
that pulls it.

All the versions of this article:

Kalama Sutta — To the Kalamas

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One, on a wandering tour among the Kosalans with a large community of monks, arrived at Kesaputta, a town of the Kalamas. The Kalamas of Kesaputta heard it said, "Gotama the contemplative — the son of the Sakyans, having gone forth from the Sakyan clan — has arrived at Kesaputta.

All the versions of this article:

The Four Noble Truths


1. There is Suffering. Suffering is common to all.

2. Cause of Suffering. We are the cause of our suffering.

3. End of Suffering. Stop doing what causes suffering.

4. Path to end Suffering Everyone can be enlightened.

All the versions of this article:

0 | 10 | 20 | 30 | 40 | 50 | 60 | 70 | 80 | ... | 100