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by cappuccino
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Wrong Livelihood: Monk’s Alms round
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: Wrong Livelihood: Monk’s Alms round

For with whatever judgment you judge, you will be judged;
and with whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you.
by cappuccino
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Discouraging and Encouraging Bhikkhuni Ordination
Replies: 49
Views: 574

Re: Discouraging and Encouraging Bhikkhuni Ordination

It's good for women

therefore it's good
by cappuccino
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Discouraging and Encouraging Bhikkhuni Ordination
Replies: 49
Views: 574

Re: Discouraging and Encouraging Bhikkhuni Ordination

Mr Man wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:19 pm
And what is the motivation?
In helping others, one helps oneself. In hindering others, one hinders oneself.
by cappuccino
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Discouraging and Encouraging Bhikkhuni Ordination
Replies: 49
Views: 574

Re: Discouraging and Encouraging Bhikkhuni Ordination

I would think blocking anyone, male or female,
is evil.
by cappuccino
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Nibbana as experience
Replies: 15
Views: 158

Re: Nibbana as experience

Nirvana is an everlasting state.
by cappuccino
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Thoughts on Dhamma, science and a movie
Replies: 4
Views: 88

Re: Thoughts on Dhamma, science and a movie

just continue to practice

set aside all the above and just continue
by cappuccino
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Nibbana as experience
Replies: 15
Views: 158

Re: Nibbana as experience

Udāyi said to the venerable Sāriputta,—But what herein is pleasant, friend Sāriputta, since herein there is nothing felt?—Just this is pleasant, friend, that herein there is nothing felt. hence Nirvana is pleasant Sāriputta said this:—It is extinction, friends, that is pleasant! It is extinction, f...
by cappuccino
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Nibbana as experience
Replies: 15
Views: 158

Re: Nibbana as experience

Nirvana is a state of mind,
not mere cessation, hence not annihilation.
by cappuccino
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Devotion in Buddhism
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: Devotion in Buddhism

Carpe diem
by cappuccino
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: How did the realisation of Kondañña & other stream-enterers occur?
Replies: 18
Views: 364

Re: How did the realisation of Kondañña & other stream-enterers occur?

DooDoot wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:57 am
My question for discussion is how did the teaching about the arising & cesssation of craving & suffering result in the realisation of "whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation"?
Craving and suffering?

Rather everything in this world, is arising and ceasing.
by cappuccino
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Self is an Illusion
Replies: 43
Views: 874

Re: Self is an Illusion

Pondera wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:40 am
The Buddha does not deny a self here.
Saying "yourself" is for the sake of communication.

Body isn't self, mind isn't self, consciousness isn't self, etc.
by cappuccino
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Is it okey to buy Meat in a foodstore and eat?
Replies: 50
Views: 840

Re: Is it okey to buy Meat in a foodstore and eat?

Meat has ever been the diet of humanity.
by cappuccino
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Self is an Illusion
Replies: 43
Views: 874

Re: Self is an Illusion

il·lu·sion
noun
a deceptive appearance or impression.
a false idea or belief.

synonyms: mirage, hallucination, apparition, figment of the imagination
by cappuccino
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Thought Experiment
Replies: 13
Views: 254

Re: Thought Experiment

is not every moment of existence difficult?

that is experience, you can know for yourself