Category Archives: Moral Conduct

Nature & Society

An excerpt from Venerable Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the need to learn from both nature and society, and on the need to escape from an overbearing influence by society. Continue reading

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 6

The sixth installment of Sathienpong Wanapok’s autobiography, on growing up as a Buddhist novice in NE Thailand. This chapter deals with the monastic code of discipline. Continue reading

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 2

A blog on the origin of surnames in Northeast Thailand & the story of the old, cunning monk and the turtle. Continue reading

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Moral Conduct

A discussion of the Buddhist relationship to alcohol and drinking. Continue reading

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