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by bodom
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: I think even small lie will take to hell...
Replies: 9
Views: 179

Re: I think even small lie will take to hell...

One cannot simplistically lump all evil deeds together and say that even a small evil has the same result as a major evil deed. The Buddha advised not telling a lie even for a joke, but the Buddha’s teaching encourages analysis. Even the same evil deed done by two different individuals gives vastly...
by bodom
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Best Guide for Breath Meditation For Beginners
Replies: 24
Views: 390

Re: Best Guide for Breath Meditation For Beginners

I also compiled a comprehensive list found here

Recommend Reading
https://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=341

:namaste:
by bodom
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Best Guide for Breath Meditation For Beginners
Replies: 24
Views: 390

Re: Best Guide for Breath Meditation For Beginners

Hello all, Wondering where I can find a good guide or book with steps for breath meditation suitable for a beginner, who does not have access to a meditation center or in-person guidance. Metta, blo0mz Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the very best introductions to Meditation you can read. It...
by bodom
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi all!
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: Hi all!

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Hi

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Mon May 18, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right View and anicca
Replies: 62
Views: 1182

Re: Right View and anicca

Bodhi's translation of the same sutta: At Sāvatthī. “Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu sees as impermanent form which is actually impermanent: that is his right view. Seeing rightly, he experiences revulsion. With the destruction of delight comes the destruction of lust; with the destruction of lust comes the des...
by bodom
Mon May 18, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Right View and anicca
Replies: 62
Views: 1182

Re: Right View and anicca

Yes. This sutta here: (Sujatos translation) At Sāvatthī. “Mendicants, form really is impermanent. A mendicant sees that it is impermanent: that’s their right view. Seeing rightly, they grow disillusioned. When relishing ends, greed ends. When greed ends, relishing ends. When relishing and greed end,...
by bodom
Wed May 06, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Nice to join this community
Replies: 7
Views: 430

Re: Nice to join this community

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 528

Re: Hello!

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Asubha
Replies: 10
Views: 438

Re: Asubha

In the beginning yes. Contemplating other's bodies without a solid foundation in concentration can too easily give rise to lust.

:namaste:
by bodom
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Essex England
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: Greetings from Essex England

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Dhamma for difficult times - resources
Replies: 24
Views: 1197

Re: Dhamma for difficult times - resources

Bhikkhu Analyo's January series on Mindfully Facing Climate Change has a number of reflections and exercises that can be adapted to worries about the current situation. https://www.buddhistinquiry.org/resources/offerings-analayo/mfcc/ :heart: Mike His book Mindfully Facing Disease and Death: Compas...