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by Virgo
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 9
Views: 382

Re: Hello!

Welcome.

:anjali: Kevin
by Virgo
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: It has been a while
Replies: 5
Views: 393

Re: It has been a while

Welcome.

:anjali: Kevin
by Virgo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Ajahn Sucitto says mindfulness is "not judgmental", I say it is very judgmental.
Replies: 28
Views: 1014

Re: Ajahn Sucitto says mindfulness is "not judgmental", I say it is very judgmental.

Here is the definition of mindfulness as well as it's characteristic, manifestation and function:

http://aimwell.org/inthisverylife.html#Mindfulness

:anjali: Kevin
by Virgo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 6
Views: 292

Re: Greetings

Welcome.

:anjali: Kevin
by Virgo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 5
Views: 271

Re: Hello

Hi Anthony, and welcome. There is a very nice Monastery in Perth, Ontario - not terribly far from Toronto - which I have visited before. Ajahn Viradhammo is the Abbot there. It is a nice place. People can also visit, offer alms, hear talks, do meditation, etc. You might find some like-minded people ...
by Virgo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Cognitive behavior therapy and Noble Eightfold Path
Replies: 18
Views: 785

Re: Cognitive behavior therapy and Noble Eightfold Path

Mindfulness conspiracy! https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jun/14/the-mindfulness-conspiracy-capitalist-spirituality Do you mind explaining a little bit ? Not sure if it helps without reading thea article, but there was a thread on it here: https://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=34...
by Virgo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 302
Views: 89556

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Thank you for observing the full-moon Uposatha. :anjali:

Anumodana.

Kevin
by Virgo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey
Replies: 9
Views: 456

Re: Hey

Welcome, Mudlotus. If you find In the Buddha's Words difficult to read casually, perhaps you can just read a sutta here and there online in your spare time? Access to Insight has a handy index of suttas here . The icon on the top-left of the page is also a drop-down menu with an option that provides...
by Virgo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Karma is everything!
Replies: 20
Views: 1315

Re: Karma is everything!

If you can go beyond birth and death, one can go beyond the ripening of karma.

Kevin...
by Virgo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: when is the end of suffering?
Replies: 26
Views: 1049

Re: when is the end of suffering?

Hi all, When do you think is the end of suffering, With Non-returnership, Aharantship or at Parinibbana? I personally think it is when you realise Non-returnership. Because the roots of sensual desire and aversion are cut off. I can't think of any stress that would arise in a Nonreturners mind. The...
by Virgo
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Meditation Centers - Your Experiences?
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: Meditation Centers - Your Experiences?

Hello, Here are some other Pa Auk monasteries and centers: https://www.paaukforestmonastery.org/connect Here is a list of Mahasi centers: http://www.mahasiusa.org/ww.html And here are some Thai meditation centers: http://www.sawadee.com/thailand/meditation/ I have meditated at Wat Mahathat and I can...
by Virgo
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Healthy recipes
Replies: 59
Views: 35808

Re: Healthy recipes

by Virgo
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: when is the end of suffering?
Replies: 26
Views: 1049

Re: when is the end of suffering?

Hi all, When do you think is the end of suffering, With Non-returnership, Aharantship or at Parinibbana? I personally think it is when you realise Non-returnership. Because the roots of sensual desire and aversion are cut off. I can't think of any stress that would arise in a Nonreturners mind. The...
by Virgo
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Is Buddhism strictly monogamous?
Replies: 12
Views: 685

Re: Is Buddhism strictly monogamous?

I was wondering: non-monogamous relationship forms like polyamory are increasingly common and personally I think love shared is love multiplied. I wonder however if this is against the Dhamma or if it is compatible? See also: https://www.morethantwo.com/ That may be true but it is also desire multi...