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by Meezer77
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Kundalini Yoga
Replies: 31
Views: 1333

Re: Kundalini Yoga

Someone here pointed out that the sutta on meditation stressed that the spine needs to be straightened when meditating. And kundalini forces indeed move up the spine from the base of the spine. The problem with kundalini is that the energy is released from the unconscious part of the mind, unconsci...
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Greatest Theravada teachers alive
Replies: 5
Views: 276

Re: Greatest Theravada teachers alive

I like Ajahn Amaro, he seems very down to earth and not too magical.
by Meezer77
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Dangers of Marijuana
Replies: 29
Views: 2064

Re: Dangers of Marijuana

I don’t do hash, but do enjoy making silly pictures with spliffs
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Enough?
Replies: 24
Views: 764

Re: Enough?

Wholeheartedly agree, enough’s enough. Present moment. When rink says so back to work. That is the goal of life
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Buddhaghosa really "doctor" & "monopolize" the Commentaries???
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Re: Did Buddhaghosa really "doctor" & "monopolize" the Commentaries???

Dear DW forum I recall, from verbal utterances, Thailand's Ajahn Buddhadasa held the view Buddhaghosa collected all the existing Buddhist Commentaries and edited them, even disposing of some of them. In a published book, Ajahn Buddhadasa said: Indeed, it is believed that the author of the Visuddhim...
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Loss of zeal or just chilling out?
Replies: 15
Views: 546

Re: Loss of zeal or just chilling out?

http://i.imgur.com/jgb9MFr.jpg Once, one Burmese monk said something like: Meditate, if you are in the mood for meditation. Meditate, if you are not in the mood for meditation. http://i.imgur.com/jgb9MFr.jpg Or in my case the word meditate would be replaced by medicate. 🤣🤣🤣🤣 I’m too easily amused, ...
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: crypto-buddhist hindu stuff?
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: crypto-buddhist hindu stuff?

Marsha Linehan, the founder of DBT therapy, based it on what she had learned from a Zen retreat she was at.
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: crypto-buddhist hindu stuff?
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: crypto-buddhist hindu stuff?

I’m very much on the fence and am not dogmatic in my beliefs, maybe the prisoner is too? Buddhism’s roots are in Hinduism somewhat (maybe some will disagree, but from what I’ve learned that seems to be the case). Some people have mental health issues and Buddhist/Hindu practices such as yoga and med...
by Meezer77
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Request for Metta
Replies: 13
Views: 454

Re: Request for Metta

Thanks so much, and pass on my thanks to the monks. Are you back to being a monk now? Yep, am still in Scotland 🙏😊
by Meezer77
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Request for Metta
Replies: 13
Views: 454

Re: Request for Metta

Hey all, Need some Metta, chanting, or whatever else you got to give at the moment. Please send some positive energy this way🙏 I'll get 3 monks to dedicate some merit to you tomorrow at the meal offering. Special chant. Coming out to you at 10.45am New Zealand time tomorrow. Thanks🙏 Which monastery...
by Meezer77
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Request for Metta
Replies: 13
Views: 454

Re: Request for Metta

Cheers guys.
by Meezer77
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Musings about Tantra...
Replies: 52
Views: 3594

Re: Musings about Tantra...

The above wasn’t directed at you
by Meezer77
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Request for Metta
Replies: 13
Views: 454

Request for Metta

Hey all,

Need some Metta, chanting, or whatever else you got to give at the moment. Please send some positive energy this way🙏