Sadge wrote:Why theravada over mayanyan?
In my case, I think I lean toward Theravada more than Mahayana teachings because they are more readily accessible (IMO) in English.
That said, I regularly visit a Vietnamese Pure Land temple near my home, so I guess maybe I haven't chosen one over the other in the first place.
Sadge wrote:How long can you (yup you) sustain your attention on a singular object for?
Not very long...
Sadge wrote:Why is there no glossary of terms on this forum (pali) it appears to be the forum with the most traffic.
In the Pali section of the forum (viewforum.php?f=23
) there are some pinned threads that may have some of what you're looking for. I suppose it isn't necessarily as organized as what you're proposing... I suppose no one has taken the effort and time to compile the whole thing into anything more concise.
Sadge wrote:Is it possible to get significantly proficient in meditation without being a hermit or living a monastic life?
My reading of some of the Nikayas informs me to say "yes," although the difficulty in doing so is prohibitive to most of us who have kids and jobs and, well, too many other
Sadge wrote:Anyone go to Chithurst monastery in Sussex?
Wish I could... haha wrong country for me
I hope all that helps you a little. Be well, friend.