New Publication: The Eight Buddhas

14 May 2020

84000 is thrilled to announce its latest publication “The Eight Buddhas” in which the Buddha introduces Śāriputra to the eight buddhas by name and then describes the location, name, and qualities of each of their buddha realms. Then the Buddha teaches Śāriputra how hearing, remembering, reading, teaching, chanting, and mastering the names of these buddhas will produce a great number of benefits for the practitioner.
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New Publication: Proper Dharma Conduct

7 May 2020

We are pleased to share the publication of our latest translation, Proper Dharma Conduct, wherein the Buddha Śākyamuni first makes a short cryptic statement that seems to go against the conventions of proper behavior for bodhisattvas, before explaining how to interpret the initial statement in order to decipher the underlying meaning.
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Sūtras for Well-Being Series

29 Apr 2020

As people around the world entered into successive waves of Coronavirus-induced uncertainty and sufferings, we had many of our friends and followers asking us for inspiring content to help get us through this challenging time of distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns. We are now excited to share with you a new project, Sūtras for Wellbeing!
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Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche: On Being Brave

20 Apr 2020

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary our Founding Chair, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche shares with us the beneficial potential of today’s continually evolving technology and how it can—and should—be put to good use.
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New Publication: Teaching the Fundamental Exposition and Detailed Analysis of Dependent Arising

1 Apr 2020

In the Jeta Grove outside Śrāvastī, monks have gathered to listen to the Buddha as he presents the foundational doctrine of dependent arising. The Buddha first gives the definition of dependent arising and then teaches the twelve factors that form the causal chain of existence in saṃsāra as well as the defining characteristics of these twelve factors.
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