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Deepavali and Buddhism

SobithaThis talk given in Singapore by Venerable Dr Omalphe Sobitha Mahathera discuss many commonalities between Hindhuism and Buddhism with a particular focus on Deepavali - the Hindu Festival of Lights. He points out that both Hindus and Buddhists consider lighting lamps as symbolising wisdom and knowledge.

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Dana - The Meaning of Giving

LamaChodenDana is about alleviating poverty not building temples of Gold argues Tibetian Lama Chodek from Australia

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Importance of Sila - The Five Precepts

Ven MahindaA simple introduction to the importance of following the five precepts by Ven Mahinda, Abbot, Aloka Meditation Centre, Australia

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Economic Crisis and Buddhism

VenBhavanaVen Bhavana Visutthikhun, Abbot of Wat Luang Phor Sodh Dhammakayaram in Thailand talks to Kalinga Seneviratne about the Buddhist interpretation of Thailand's 1998 economic crisis. This interview was recorded in 2001.

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