For You The Newcomer
A Simple and Ordinary Essay on Dhamma by “Santinun”
It is difficult for us to see that Dhamma (the Teachings of the Buddha) is simple and
ordinary. This is because the ways that we perceive Buddhism and Dhamma are often
less than ordinary. To begin with, the language used in Dhamma teachings is full of Pali
words and contains a multitude of technical terminology. Therefore, understanding these
terms alone is a challenge to everyone.
It is a wonderful thing to have an interest in meditation. However, before we get started with the
practice there are four things we need to be clear about:
1) What are we going to practice?
2) What can we expect to achieve from this practice?
3) How do we engage in this practice?
4) When we practice, are we actually doing what
For you, The Newcomer
Phra Pramote Pamojjo
Mindfulness of mind is a wording that a few years ago
sounded strange, but is now very popular and widely used,
particularly in the groups of people who are interested
in practicing Dhamma. This is because mindfulness of
mind is suitable to urban society where most people have