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by Lucas Oliveira
Wed May 23, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Your 2018 Vesak plans
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Your 2018 Vesak plans

Two Koreas Celebrate Vesak With Joint Prayer

https://www.buddhistdoor.net/news/two-k ... int-prayer


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by Lucas Oliveira
Tue May 15, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Your 2018 Vesak plans
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Your 2018 Vesak plans

Vesak Day Celebration 2018

some countries are celebrating at the end of April.

and another will celebrate now in late May

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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon May 14, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: uposatha days, what is your approach
Replies: 6
Views: 161

Re: uposatha days, what is your approach

my practice is still of a beginner. on Full Moon night I make a puja, read some suttas, and 1 hour of meditation. I use this practice as a source of energy for the next month, for the practices that I will do during that month. I try to remember why I am practicing Buddhism, what are my goals. if th...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu May 10, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: I disrobed and returned to "normal" life
Replies: 115
Views: 6721

Re: I disrobed and returned to "normal" life

Well done for disrobing. Lay life is better these days than being a monk. I have resolved not to be a monk myself -- at best I may try it for a brief period if I'm not in a relationship. Monasticism is not as good anymore. Now at that time a clansman named Raṭṭhapāla, the son of the leading clan in...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu May 10, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Historic handshake between Koreas
Replies: 11
Views: 377

Re: Historic handshake between Koreas

Trump-Kim Jong-un summit set for Singapore on 12 June
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44074257

Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/10/poli ... index.html

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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Narada Muni story: Power of maya!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Narada Muni story: Power of maya!!!

Narada Muni story: Power of maya!!! Once Narada Muni who is very intimate devotee of the Lord has meet Krishna. And while they were walking, Narada Muni asked Lord Krishna, “My dear Krishna, can you please show me power of your maya, your illusiory energy? Please explain to me the secret of this ma...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: the World isn’t burning
Replies: 11
Views: 335

Re: the World isn’t burning

Thus a monk, persistence aroused, should view the aggregates by day & by night, mindful, alert; should discard all fetters; should make himself his own refuge; should live as if his head were on fire — in hopes of the state with no falling away. https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn22/sn22....
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: the World isn’t burning
Replies: 11
Views: 335

Re: the World isn’t burining

Verse 89. Arahats Are Beyond Worldliness Those who come to Wakening with mind full-cultivated, delight, no longer clinging, in relinquishing attachment: they, without pollution, radiant, in this world have reach Nibbana. http://www.acessoaoinsight.net/dhp/img/dhp-89.jpg Explanation: There are those...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: In your view, understanding, Parinibbana is:
Replies: 149
Views: 11835

Re: In your view, understanding, Parinibbana is:

studying and practicing ...

to be known by the wise, each for himself.
http://www.buddhanet.net/pali_chant.htm

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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: the World isn’t burning
Replies: 11
Views: 335

Re: the World isn’t burining

Adittapariyaya Sutta: The Fire Sermon
https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitak ... .nymo.html


Consciousness and no-self (explained in drawings)
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=28666

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by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 250
Views: 55876

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Happy Wesak Day (Vesak)

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by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Historic handshake between Koreas
Replies: 11
Views: 377

Re: Historic handshake between Koreas

retrofuturist wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:31 am
Greetings,

It's good isn't it?

:spy:

Metta,
Paul. :)
it's great

North & South vow to end Korean War
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/04/27/asia ... index.html


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by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Historic handshake between Koreas
Replies: 11
Views: 377

Historic handshake between Koreas

Historic handshake between Koreas After entering the Peace House for the inter-Korean summit, Kim Jong Un wrote in the guest book "a new history begins now" and "an age of peace, at the starting point of history." https://edition.cnn.com/asia/live-news/north-korea-south-korea-summit-intl/index.html...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!
Replies: 17
Views: 282

Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

birthday next to the Buddha's birthday!

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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: RIP Stephen Hawking
Replies: 33
Views: 1137

Re: RIP Stephen Hawking