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by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings and metta
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: Greetings and metta

Welcome!

I live in Salvador-Bahia.

Maybe you already know this center

http://casadedharmaorg.org/

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by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Stiphan!
Replies: 4
Views: 29

Re: Happy Birthday Stiphan!

Happy Birthday!!!


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by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Luang Por Liem in Brazil !!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2183

Re: Luang Por Liem in Brazil !!!

Completion of workshop work


The construction of the meditation room continues to progress. If the rain does not get in the way, it may be ready by the end of February.

https://suddhavari.org/2018/01/novas-et ... oncluidas/


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by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Thailand_Wat Saket: Appointment as Upajjhaya
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Thailand_Wat Saket: Appointment as Upajjhaya

Thailand_Wat Saket: Appointment as Upajjhaya Having passed the examinations required by the Mahatherasamakom, on Sunday 28th January 2018, Ajahn Kevali, abbot of Wat Nanachat, was appointed as a Preceptor (Upajjahaya) with full authority to perform bhikkhu ordinations within Thailand. https://forest...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Beautiful and inspiring words about Nibbana
Replies: 20
Views: 316

Re: Beautiful and inspiring words about Nibbana

The Fish and the Turtle (Is Nibbana Nothingness?)
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=31162



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by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What does the buddha mean by having mindfulness established"in front of him"
Replies: 17
Views: 222

Re: What doed the buddha mean by having mindfulness established"in front of him"

For me, it's like Zen meditation when they stare at the wall. You focus on what's in front of you, whatever it is. with an eye closed, focuses on the darkness of the mind so as not to be distracted. I like the example of a computer monitor. the monitor is the one that consumes the most energy becaus...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Beautiful and inspiring words about Nibbana
Replies: 20
Views: 316

Re: Beautiful and inspiring words about Nibbana

Verse 178. Being Stream-Winner Is Supreme Than o’er the earth sole sovereignty, than going to heaven, than lordship over all the worlds: better the Steam-winner’s fruit. http://www.buddhanet.net/dhammapada/images/IDP178@50dpiRGB.jpg Explanation: The achievement of the stream-winner is the primary st...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Loneliness
Replies: 25
Views: 610

Re: Loneliness

MN 122: Maha-suññata Sutta — The Greater Discourse on Emptiness

Discovering that the bhikkhus are beginning to enjoy life in society, the Buddha emphasizes the need for isolation in order to remain in the void.

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitak ... .than.html


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by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 233
Views: 48147

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

diligence wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:32 am
Tomorrow(Feb.8, Thursday) is an uposatha day :anjali:
Happy uposatha-divasa :smile:
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by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Loneliness
Replies: 25
Views: 610

Re: Loneliness



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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Advice for getting over being humiliated?
Replies: 14
Views: 218

Re: Advice for getting over being humiliated?

LG2V wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:24 am
Thanks for letting me speak with you all. It helps quite a bit. :D
I already did 3 years of therapy. just talking about my problems, about what bothered me, it helped me a lot.

and I think about going back to therapy.


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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Advice for getting over being humiliated?
Replies: 14
Views: 218

Re: Advice for getting over being humiliated?

Verse 3. Uncontrolled Hatred Leads to Harm Who bears within them enmity: "He has abused and beaten me, defeated me and plundered me", hate is not allayed for them. Explanation: When a person holds that he was insulted, assaulted, defeated, or robbed, his anger continues to increase. The anger such ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: The Fish and the Turtle (Is Nibbana Nothingness?)
Replies: 2
Views: 112

The Fish and the Turtle (Is Nibbana Nothingness?)

The Fish and the Turtle (Is Nibbana Nothingness?) Once upon a time there was a fish. And just because it was a fish, it had lived all its life in the water and knew nothing whatever about anything else but water. And one day as it swam about in the lake where all its days had been spent, it happene...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: nibbāna is the cessation of existence
Replies: 133
Views: 1976

Re: nibbāna is the cessation of existence

Buddhist Story: The Fish and the Turtle (Is Nibbana Nothingness?)

http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.co ... ngness%3F)



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