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by robertk
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Distinguishing equanimity from indifference
Replies: 16
Views: 344

Re: Distinguishing equanimity from indifference

Have a look at this thread about the Vancaka dhammas, the cheating dhammas.

http://www.abhidhamma.org/forums/index. ... l=cheating
by robertk
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Monks talking about their sex lives before they ordained
Replies: 30
Views: 861

Re: Monks talking about their sex lives before they ordained

mod warning:
no more bickering please or I will close the thread.
by robertk
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Photos of Buddhist monasteries and temples of Sri Lanka
Replies: 17
Views: 625

Re: Photos of Buddhist monasteries and temples of Sri Lanka

Thanks for the English.
I have been to some of the sites but some are new.

Your photos are inspiring me to visit Sri lanka again !
by robertk
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Is it ok to eat quite a lot of beef fat?
Replies: 37
Views: 834

Re: Is it ok to eat quite a lot of beef fat?

I prefer Pork, it has a higher fat content and the taste of the fat is unbeatable. Thailand- is one of the best countries to buy it right on the street. I fly into Bangkok next week. Yumm.steam-roast-pork-belly__hero.jpg Please whoever you are don't post a picture like that because it's sort of lik...
by robertk
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Is it ok to eat quite a lot of beef fat?
Replies: 37
Views: 834

Re: Is it ok to eat quite a lot of beef fat?

I prefer Pork, it has a higher fat content and the taste of the fat is unbeatable.
Thailand- is one of the best countries to buy it right on the street.

I fly into Bangkok next week. Yumm.
steam-roast-pork-belly__hero.jpg
by robertk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Buddhadasa
Replies: 10
Views: 2427

Re: Ajahn Buddhadasa

There is an old thread here I began on Buddhadasa and dependent origination.

viewtopic.php?t=30338
by robertk
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Buddhadasa
Replies: 10
Views: 2427

Re: Ajahn Buddhadasa

I think Handbook for Mankind by ven. buddhadasa was quite good.
by robertk
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right Livelihood and Abortion
Replies: 22
Views: 470

Re: Right Livelihood and Abortion

I've worked in Histopathology for 20 years. I see zero precept issues with dissection of organs or autopsies/examination of dead bodies. You are very far removed from killing anyone or ordering anyone to kill. Regarding the comparison with autopsies, the difference is that the doctors didn’t kill t...
by robertk
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right Livelihood and Abortion
Replies: 22
Views: 470

Re: Right Livelihood and Abortion

I wouldn’t be involved directly in the killing as a student nor in my future job role but I would be part of the “trade”. looking again, I see your post says "work placement" . I had been thinking of it as more of a student situation, rather than a paid occupation. Have to know a bit more..do they ...
by robertk
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right Livelihood and Abortion
Replies: 22
Views: 470

Re: Right Livelihood and Abortion

It's ok as you are completely removed from the killing, " they are quite dead and fixed in preservative ". I wouldn’t be involved directly in the killing as a student nor in my future job role but I would be part of the “trade”. looking again, I see your post says "work placement" . I had been thin...
by robertk
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right Livelihood and Abortion
Replies: 22
Views: 470

Re: Right Livelihood and Abortion

It's ok as you are completely removed from the killing, " they are quite dead and fixed in preservative ".
by robertk
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Was Buddhism brought to Sri Lanka before Arahant Mahinda?
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: Was Buddhism there in Sri Lanka before Arahant Mahinda brought Buddhism to Sri Lanka?

People love this story evn though it contains so many contradictions
What contradictions did you uncover?
by robertk
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Photos of Buddhist monasteries and temples of Sri Lanka
Replies: 17
Views: 625

Re: Photos of Buddhist monasteries and temples of Sri Lanka

Any chance of English captions?
by robertk
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Karma is everything!
Replies: 20
Views: 1139

Re: Karma is everything!

long discussion about Buddha having or not having dukkha moved to here
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=32250&start=90