Tag Archives: Phra Payutto

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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The Four Paths to Success

An excerpt from Ven. Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the practical application of the four paths to success (iddhipada). Continue reading

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Focused Attention & Investigation as Paths to Success

A description by Venerable Phra Payutto of the final two factors of the Paths to Success (iddhipāda), namely, focused attention (citta) and investigation (vimamsa). Continue reading

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A Buddhist Perspective on Guilt

A passage from ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the Buddhist perspective on guilt and how it is a form of suffering distinctive to virtuous people. Continue reading

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The Buddhist Concept of Faith

A passage from Ven. Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the Buddhist outlook of faith and confidence. Continue reading

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The Buddhist Outlook on Hope

An excerpt from Ven. Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on the Buddhist perspective on hope and on how arahants have transcended hope. Continue reading

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Energy as a Path to Success (Iddhipada)

An excerpt from Venerable Phra Payutto’s book ‘Buddhadhamma’ on energy as a path to success. Continue reading

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Mindfulness in the Context of Insight Meditation

An excerpt from chapter 16 of Venerable Phra Payutto’s book Buddhadhamma, describing the power of mindfulness in cutting through negative habits and tendencies. Continue reading

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Screwing Up Mindfully

A description by Ven. Phra Payutto on how performing an unskilful act with awareness and recognition is better than acting with the belief that nothing is wrong. Continue reading

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Escaping the Conditioning Influences of Society

A description of how to escape the controlling influences of society by way of right view and wise reflection. Continue reading

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