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by cappuccino
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Sherab wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
Sherab wrote: Does the dependent arisen consciousness ceased at Nibbana?
yes and no
Why yes?
Why no?
Why yes AND no?
consciousness depends on eyes, ears, it also doesn't
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Sherab wrote: Does the dependent arisen consciousness ceased at Nibbana?
yes and no
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why did the Buddha meditate ???
Replies: 33
Views: 420

Re: Why did the Buddha meditate ???

DNS wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:45 pm
cappuccino wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:43 pm
DNS wrote:

Because it's hot?
the air conditioning is Nirvana
So it's good? (to turn on air conditioning)
of course
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why did the Buddha meditate ???
Replies: 33
Views: 420

Re: Why did the Buddha meditate ???

DNS wrote:
cappuccino wrote: why would you turn on air conditioning? :shrug:
Because it's hot?
the air conditioning is Nirvana
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right Livelihood
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Right Livelihood

your ability to even do your job would be lost if you progress enough
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why did the Buddha meditate ???
Replies: 33
Views: 420

Re: Why did the Buddha meditate ???

Samsara is heat, sweat

why would you turn on air conditioning? :shrug:
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Theravada against mathematics

The final combination of dhammas before the manifestation of Nibbana is an impossible event.
incredulity
noun
the state of being unwilling or unable to believe something.
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Buddha enjoy a luxury life?
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Re: Did Buddha enjoy a luxury life?

SarathW wrote: There were also two hundred and fifty princesses, who kept fanning the five hundred bhikkhus.
poetry?
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Zombie Pigs
Replies: 15
Views: 208

Re: Zombie Pigs

DNS wrote: I agree; often people refer to NDEs as someone coming "back from the dead" when in reality they were never really dead. It's called NEAR death experience for a reason -- they almost died.
they die and come back perhaps hours later
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Buddha said, Beware of concern about irrelevant things that may lead astray
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: For proper samadhi, you need the right views.

Germann wrote: For proper samadhi, you need the right views. The views contradicting mathematics are not suitable as a basis for meditative practice.
Buddha never said, Be concerned about math
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Life is a finite sequence of combinations of a finite set of elements (dhammas).

Germann wrote: It is just a mechanical event, dhamma, element.
I recommend starting to practice
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Life is a finite sequence of combinations of a finite set of elements (dhammas).

Germann wrote: the presence of effort changes nothing.
effort leads to awakening

arguments lead either to effort or nothing
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Zombie Pigs
Replies: 15
Views: 208

Re: Zombie Pigs

Once, monks, there was a teacher named Araka, a sectarian leader who was free of passion for sensual pleasures. He had many hundreds of students and he taught them the Dhamma in this way: ' Next to nothing, brahmans, is the life of human beings — limited, trifling, of much stress & many despairs . O...
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 664
Views: 8681

Re: Theravada against mathematics

Abhidhamma is best ignored

but here it's being used against Theravada