The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
The middle way
2015-09-11 The middle way 63:58
Patrick Kearney
After his awakening at Bodh Gayā, the Buddha walks to Isipatana, north of Bārāṇasī, where he finds his five former companions and delivers his first teaching, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (Turning the dharma wheel), on the full moon of Āsāḷha (July). Here he introduces the principle of the middle way (majjhima paṭipadā), the dynamic centre between extremes, or the place of no fixed position.
Month Long Retreat led by Patrick Kearney

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