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by Virgo
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is craving ?
Replies: 28
Views: 252

Re: What is craving ?

There are very good explanations in the Visuddhimagga.

Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from New Zealand :)
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: Hello from New Zealand :)

Welcome. :anjali:

Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Vitor, from Brazil
Replies: 8
Views: 671

Re: Vitor, from Brazil

Welcome. :anjali:

Kevin...
by Virgo
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Sweden
Replies: 8
Views: 903

Re: Hello from Sweden

Welcome VipassanaSwede.

:namaste: Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Original meaning of the word "saddha"
Replies: 10
Views: 908

Re: Original meaning of the word "saddha"

There are some quotes from the Atthasalini here:

http://www.vipassana.info/cetasikas27.html

Kevin...
by Virgo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Self view and conceit
Replies: 86
Views: 4624

Re: Self view and conceit

James Tan wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:09 pm
Self view is eliminated by the Sotapanna.

Does the (conceit or mana) or self identity is different from self view ?
Greetings James Tan,

Some relevant reading on ditthi:

http://www.vipassana.info/cetasikas18.html

and mana:

http://www.vipassana.info/cetasikas19.html

Kevin...
by Virgo
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Noble Individuals vs. Enlightened States
Replies: 10
Views: 1486

Re: Noble Individuals vs. Enlightened States

Hi Samseva, you might enjoy this reading of chapter 23 on Lokuttara Cittas from Nina Van Gorkom's excellent book Abhidhamma in Daily Life.

http://dhammastudygroup.org/audio/bwADL ... t%2023.mp3


Virgo
by Virgo
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If I reborn, what is common thinng I find in next life?
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: If I reborn, what is common thinng I find in next life?

When you are reborn, you will experience both good kamma and bad kamma through your sense doors.

All conditioned phenomena bear the three marks. :anjali:

Kevin
by Virgo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Norway
Replies: 6
Views: 560

Re: Hello from Norway

Welcomed. :anjali:

Kevin
by Virgo
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: London murder rate higher than NYC?
Replies: 13
Views: 835

Re: London murder rate higher than NYC?

If it is a disease then CCTV and increasing prison sentences doesn't make a difference. It might make sense that it would, but the evidence doesn't show that. To treat a disease you have to treat the cause not the symptoms I wrote: But yes, the youth need more effective education to get them away f...
by Virgo
Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: London murder rate higher than NYC?
Replies: 13
Views: 835

Re: London murder rate higher than NYC?

This is a great television show by the way. It is on netflix.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caught_on_Camera

Kevin
by Virgo
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: London murder rate higher than NYC?
Replies: 13
Views: 835

Re: London murder rate higher than NYC?

Well like I said before what they need is more CCTV and higher sentences. They also need more education for the youth on how harmful crime is. Additionally they need programs to educate and re-assimilate criminals more after prison. Like all nations, England - and the whole UK - need to take a page...
by Virgo
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Paccekabuddhas ... can't teach? or don't teach?
Replies: 16
Views: 788

Re: Paccekabuddhas ... can't teach? or don't teach?

Are there any Pali canonical sources which address this topic? No, you need to go to the commentaries. This is from Bhikkhu Bodhi's translation of the Suttanipāta Atthakathā. I've added the Pali: Buddhā sayañca bujjhanti, pare ca bodhenti. Paccekabuddhā sayameva bujjhanti, na pare bodhenti. Buddhas...
by Virgo
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 9
Views: 580

Re: Hello!

Hi everyone! I have been reading this Forum for some months now and after some contemplation decided to register. After 10 years of studying buddhism i have found theravada tradition to be the right one for me. Unfortunately where i live there are only mahayana & tibetan groups and ive come to feel...