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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Jesus' Secret Revelations? Copy of Forbidden Teachings Found in Egypt
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Jesus' Secret Revelations? Copy of Forbidden Teachings Found in Egypt

Jesus' Secret Revelations? Copy of Forbidden Teachings Found in Egypt Forbidden text Gnostic texts like The First Apocalypse of James were likely banned because of their "different understanding" of what Jesus' importance was, Landau said. "They understood Jesus much more in terms of being a reveale...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 217
Views: 46180

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

https://s2.glbimg.com/KQIugC6X9Fn5-xE4YkoVvexf0JQ=/0x0:3000x2029/1600x0/smart/filters:strip_icc()/i.s3.glbimg.com/v1/AUTH_59edd422c0c84a879bd37670ae4f538a/internal_photos/bs/2017/a/G/kFYUSJQAauGgOTVslG3g/supermoon-naypyitaw-myanmar-aung-shine-oo-ap-3dec2017-high-resolution.jpg Photo of the Super Mo...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 217
Views: 46180

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Supermoon: search Sunday's skies for December's 'moon before yule' Sunday’s full moon will be the first and last supermoon of the year, appearing 7% larger and 15% brighter than average – and may have a reddish hue https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/dec/02/supermoon-search-sundays-skies-for-de...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: I disrobed and returned to "normal" life
Replies: 92
Views: 1970

Re: I disrobed and returned to "normal" life

Itivuttaka 92 - The Hem of the Robe “Bhikkhus, even though a bhikkhu might live a hundred leagues away, if he is not covetous for objects of desire, not strongly passionate, not malevolent, uncorrupt in thought, with mindfulness established, clearly comprehending, concentrated, of unified mind and ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: is cessation like a vacuum
Replies: 10
Views: 222

Re: is cessation like a vacuum

“There is that sphere, monks, where there is no earth, no water, no fire, no air, no sphere of infinite space, no sphere of infinite consciousness, no sphere of nothingness, no sphere of neither perception nor non-perception, no this world, no world beyond, neither Moon nor Sun. There, monks, I say...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1259
Views: 93853

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Large iceberg breaks off from Grey glacier in southern Chile Officials at Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, home to the glacier, said such ruptures were rare and had not occurred since the early 1990s https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/29/large-iceberg-breaks-off-from-grey-glacie...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to become a person with hope/expectation?
Replies: 32
Views: 505

Re: How to become a person with hope/expectation?

For saṃvega to be an effective drive to practice, it must be accompanied by another emotion called pasada, a "clarity and serene confidence." Pasada is what keeps saṃvega from turning into nihilistic despair by providing a sense of confidence that there is a way out, namely nibbana.[4] https://en.w...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to become a person with hope/expectation?
Replies: 32
Views: 505

Re: How to become a person with hope/expectation?

For saṃvega to be an effective drive to practice, it must be accompanied by another emotion called pasada, a "clarity and serene confidence." Pasada is what keeps saṃvega from turning into nihilistic despair by providing a sense of confidence that there is a way out, namely nibbana.[4] https://en.wi...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Pleiades, Elves & BuddhaDharma
Replies: 17
Views: 234

Re: Pleiades, Elves & BuddhaDharma

The Pleiadians - Barbara Marciniak

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:namaste:
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I am back
Replies: 19
Views: 256

Re: I am back

Welcome back!

I also have similar plans.

Good Luck to us!

:anjali:
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Global Warming: Recent Data
Replies: 1259
Views: 93853

Re: Global Warming: Recent Data

Russia Opens Commission Into "Nuclear Incident" Report https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/russia-opens-commission-into-nuclear-incident-report-1779731 Russian nuclear facility denies it is source of high radioactivity levels http://www.ukprogressive.co.uk/russian-nuclear-facility-denies-it-is-source-of...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 1777
Views: 150449

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Hari OM Tat Sat - Moola Mantra

Om
Sat Chit Ananda Parabrahma
Purushothama Paramatma
Sri Bhagavathi Sametha
Sri Bhagavathe Namaha


by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Activism supporting Rohingya
Replies: 82
Views: 1412

Re: Activism supporting Rohingya

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign deal to repatriate Rohingya but details scarce

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/23/asia/ ... index.html
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Activism supporting Rohingya
Replies: 82
Views: 1412

Re: Activism supporting Rohingya

Tillerson: Myanmar clearly 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/22/polit ... index.html