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by Masht
Fri May 19, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Supernormal Powers
Replies: 9
Views: 653

Re: Supernormal Powers

Liberated beings likely to have super-normal powers. However, lord Buddha prohibited monks to demonstrate super normal power to general Public. One of the main reasons likely to be general public will be attracted super normal power of a monk rather than the Dhamma. Senior Vipassana practitioners an...
by Masht
Mon May 01, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On this Body.
Replies: 6
Views: 716

Re: On this Body.

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by Masht
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali Workshops
Replies: 0
Views: 366

Pali Workshops

Dr. Panth is M.A. History, M.A. Buddhist Studies (Gold Medalist) University of Delhi, M.Phil. and Ph.D. He was the Director & Vice Chancellor of Nalanda University from 2000 to 2016. Prior to that he served as the Director of the Vipassana Research Institute for 14 years under the guidance of Goenka...
by Masht
Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Budha Sasana
Replies: 4
Views: 633

Re: Budha Sasana

Thank you for the link on full documentary of Lord Buddha. I heard that there are two Buddha Sasanas; first Sasana means the period of 2500 years after the Buddha’s enlightenment and Second Buddha Sasana means the period of 2501 years to 5000 years after the Buddha’s enlightenment. There is strong b...
by Masht
Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Family conflict
Replies: 10
Views: 676

Re: Family conflict

As per my experience, you will be able to express Metta or compassion only after eradication of your defilement to some extent. Consequently, your level of anger will also decrease automatically. Till then, you are suggested to be mindful of your anger and practice Annica (impermanence) Bhavana.
by Masht
Sat Apr 08, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Is celibacy nessecary to attain the higher jhanas?
Replies: 9
Views: 1641

Re: Is celibacy nessecary to attain the higher jhanas?

In my opinion as well as experience, if a meditator maintains celibacy, his or her progress will be far quicker than those who do not maintain celibacy.
by Masht
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Budha Sasana
Replies: 4
Views: 633

Budha Sasana

I am interested in knowing detailed information on Buddha Sasana. Please explain or provide link on this topic.

Metta
by Masht
Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Vibration and Vipassana
Replies: 12
Views: 1752

Re: Vibration and Vippasana

The main purpose of Sutta is to educate and motivate people to realize ultimate truth through meditation. We cannot understand profound aspects of meditation till we experience it or realize it. Till then, we need to rely on experiences of trustworthy teachers or senior meditators. In the mean time,...
by Masht
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Vibration and Vipassana
Replies: 12
Views: 1752

Vibration and Vipassana

I am an old student of Vipassana (Sayagi U Ba Khin tradition). In this tradition, we have been informed to practice in group sitting at least a week for good vibration. Moreover, teachers and old students are encouraged to mediate in centers for good vibration. We have also heard that Rev. S. N. Goe...