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by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Upasampada - First Monastic Ordination in Portugal
Replies: 16
Views: 1512

Re: Upasampada - First Monastic Ordination in Portugal

It is with great joy and gratitude that we invite everyone to participate
at the Inauguration of the New Monastery.

http://sumedharama.pt/2018/07/18/inaugu ... medharama/

:anjali:
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 253
Views: 60667

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Don't Miss This Week's Deep Red Blood Moon - The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of This Century Take a moment this Friday, July 27th and look up at the sky toward the longest lunar eclipse of this century, a magical deep red blood moon. Earthlings around the world will be treated to a special event, a lunar...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: It is better to stick with people who disagree with you?
Replies: 13
Views: 254

Re: It is better to stick with people who disagree with you?

Verse 61. Do Not Associate With The Ignorant If a wayfarer fails to find one better or equal, steadfast he should fare alone for a fools no fellowship. http://www.buddhanet.net/dhammapada/images/IDP061@50dpiRGB.jpg Explanation: People need companions. But if one does not find a person who is better...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Where is the Buddha?
Replies: 21
Views: 434

Re: Where is the Buddha?

itivuttaka: the buddha’s sayings the section of the threes 92. The Hem of the Robe This was said by the Lord… “Bhikkhus, even though a bhikkhu might hold on to the hem of my robe and follow close behind me step by step, if he is covetous for objects of desire, strongly passionate, malevolent, corru...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Signs of Kali Yuga
Replies: 72
Views: 1504

Re: Signs of Kali Yuga

Is Kali Yuga mentioned in the Suttas or only in Hindu scriptures? I remember an ISKCON guru telling me that when it gets really bad people will start eating their kids. Lovely thought 😊 The Wheel-turning Emperor (Excerpt) Cakkavatti Sutta (DN 26) Introduction The body of this sutta consists of a na...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 253
Views: 60667

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: How to understand AN 9.34 (my explanation).
Replies: 112
Views: 2435

Re: How to understand AN 9.34 (my explanation).

3. Therefore, when non-Aryians read AN 9.34, because a non-Aryian has not tasted the freedom of Nibbana, they might believe Nibbana is the Cessation of Perception & Feeling (which is a state of unconsciousness ; compared to a corpse in MN 43 ). MN 43 "What is the difference between one who is dead,...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Luang Por Liem in Brazil !!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2939

Re: Luang Por Liem in Brazil !!!

Visit of Luang Por Piak to Brazil http://www.cttbusa.org/monks_visit/6.JPG We inform you that Luang Pók Piak, Ajahn Mudito's teacher, will be in Brazil for a brief visit later this month. He will be accompanied by Luang Pó Isara and Ajahn Sapai, as well as a group of lay disciples. Although they re...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Has anyone here mastered any of the jhanas?
Replies: 141
Views: 2921

Re: Has anyone here mastered any of the jhanas?

fourth jhāna respiration ceases; you both have achieved this? Morpheus: How did I beat you? Neo: You... you're too fast. Morpheus: Do you believe that my being stronger or faster has anything to do with my muscles in this place? Do you think that's air you're breathing now? https://www.youtube.com/...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed May 30, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one observe Anatta ?
Replies: 108
Views: 2021

Re: How does one observe Anatta ?

middle discourses 109 - The Longer Discourse on the Full-Moon night “Sir, how does one know and see so that there’s no ego, possessiveness, or underlying tendency to conceit for this conscious body and all external stimuli?” “One truly sees any kind of form at all—past, future, or present; internal ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed May 30, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The best UFO report I've ever read
Replies: 8
Views: 417

Re: The best UFO report I've ever read

LunaCognita NASA's Alien Anomalies caught on film - A compilation of stunning UFO footage from NASA's archives https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlLN_Jcg1pc NASA's Alien Anomalies caught on film - A compilation of stunning UFO footage from NASA's archives https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-RPWhigpQg Py...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed May 30, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one observe Anatta ?
Replies: 108
Views: 2021

Re: How does one observe Anatta ?

Anatta-lakkhana Sutta The Characteristic of Not-Self https://suttacentral.net/sn22.59/en/sujato Verse 367. He Is A Monk Who Has No Attachment For whom there is no making ‘mine’ towards all name and form, who does not grieve for what is not, he’s truly ‘bhikkhu’ called. http://www.buddhanet.net/dham...