Sim ple Joys
by Piya Tan © 2009, 2
© 2009, 2011 T
Beng SinAll righ ts reserved
The M inding Centre,
based in Singapore, is part of Piya Tan’sDharma m inistry. It was founded in 2006 to provide Dharma-based non-religious service to those in need of counsel andsolace. It also serves as a haven and hub for those seekingDharma by way of meditation and education, Sutta study andtranslation, and spiritual experience. The Centre also supportsand prom otes Piya Tan in his full-tim e Buddhist and relatedw ork.
The Sutta Discovery Series
is part of the Living W ord of theBuddha project w hich aspires to encourage and facilitate Bud-dhist Studies, both in a Dharma-inspired and academ ic mannerfor personal development as w ell as outreach w ork on a localand global scale. The M inding Centre and the Living W ord ofthe Buddha project are motivated and guided by the vision ofm ere Buddhism.
The mere Buddhist vision.
We aspire to learn, teach and prac-tise mere Dharma, or “non-religious Buddhism ,” that is,Buddhism as simple as possible, as the Buddha Dharma, sothat it is open to all w ho seek true stillness and liberatingw isdom . W e aspire to compassionately and joyfully proclaimthe possibility, necessity and urgency of gaining spiritual liber-ation in this life itself—at least as a stream winner, w ith or
without dhyana—in keeping with the Okkanti Saṁyutta (S 25).
M ere Buddhism iseasy: live it and be free
Piya Tan (T
Beng Sin), 1949-Title:
Sim ple Joys
1st pub lished 20 09; 2
edition 2011; pu blishe r: the auth or
ISBN 978-981-08-9103-9 (e-book)