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by cappuccino
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: conceit is the path?
Replies: 15
Views: 177

Re: conceit is the path?

robertk wrote: because according to Dhamma there is literally no one
no-self is a self doctrine


not-self is not
by cappuccino
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Is MN 117 fake Dhamma?
Replies: 39
Views: 783

Re: Is MN 117 fake Dhamma?

sentinel wrote: Could you provide which text says stream-entry needs samadhi?
calm focus :shrug:
by cappuccino
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Is MN 117 fake Dhamma?
Replies: 39
Views: 783

Re: Is MN 117 fake Dhamma?

There are fruits & results of good & bad actions. There is this world & the other world. There is mother & father. There are spontaneously arisen beings; there are contemplatives & brahmans who, faring rightly & practicing rightly, proclaim this world & the other after having directly known & reali...
by cappuccino
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Canki Sutta: What is meant by conviction?
Replies: 23
Views: 457

Re: Canki Sutta: What is meant by conviction?

binocular wrote: It has not been my experience that Buddhists would tolerate this dichotomy
he who hesitates is lost

delay or vacillation may have unfortunate or disastrous consequences.
by cappuccino
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: haiku
Replies: 5
Views: 123

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by cappuccino
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Rebirth admission would collapse modern science
Replies: 172
Views: 6457

Re: Rebirth admission would collapse modern science

rebirth is the teaching


however, the soul is a mystery
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one arrive at right view ?
Replies: 24
Views: 466

Re: How does one arrive at right view ?

confusedlayman wrote:
cappuccino\ wrote:
sentinel wrote: what is right view?
karma & rebirth (afterlife)
how do u know for sure?
Buddha's teaching
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one arrive at right view ?
Replies: 24
Views: 466

Re: How does one arrive at right view ?

sentinel wrote: what is right view?
karma & rebirth (afterlife)
by cappuccino
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Bare Awareness and Nibbana
Replies: 32
Views: 564

Re: Bare Awareness and Nibbana

perceiving impermanence is perfect for gaining direct experience with … the deathless
by cappuccino
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Bare Awareness and Nibbana
Replies: 32
Views: 564

Re: Bare Awareness and Nibbana

Crazy cloud wrote: Right, and what two words in that passage is perfect for gaining direct experience with … the deathless?
perceiving impermanence
by cappuccino
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Bare Awareness and Nibbana
Replies: 32
Views: 564

Re: Bare Awareness and Nibbana

I suppose to speak here is futile
by cappuccino
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Bare Awareness and Nibbana
Replies: 32
Views: 564

Re: Bare Awareness and Nibbana

You don't get it because you don't know your own mind. The perceiving of impermanence, bhikkhus, developed and frequently practiced, removes all sensual passion, removes all passion for material existence, removes all passion for becoming, removes all ignorance, removes and abolishes all conceit of...