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2017 Sutta Study Course

From our friends at Insight Meditation South Bay - Registration is now open for our 2017 Sutta Study Course on the Numerical Discourses of the Buddha! The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha (Anguttara Nikaya)  is a remarkably comprehensive collection of discourses from the Pali Canon. Structured according to numbers and lists, this collection includes a full spectrum of dhamma themes that are both relevant to daily life and lead to liberation. Numbered sequences organize this collection. For example, in the Book of The Fours we find many teachings enumerated in four parts: 4 kinds of … four foundations for … four ways to … four types of persons who … four stages of … four factors that support … etc. The numerical structure provides a handy memory aid and teaching device. The numerical structure organizes a brilliant collection teaching that span a wide range of themes into logical and accessible groupings. This study group meets 9 times during the year to discus