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by Virgo
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Script Converter
Replies: 8
Views: 85

Re: Script Converter

System.out.print( " good job! ");

Kevin...
by Virgo
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Polyamorous relationships
Replies: 39
Views: 876

Re: Polyamorous relationships

You might enjoy some relevant reading:

https://www.dhammahome.com/book_en/topic/24

Kevin...
by Virgo
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is there a mind ?
Replies: 22
Views: 396

Re: Is there a mind ?

James, for additional reading you might enjoy this book:

https://www.dhammahome.com/book_en/topic/22

:anjali: Kevin
by Virgo
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: a newbie saying hello
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: a newbie saying hello

Hi there, all- I am 29 years old and find myself being drawn towards exploring buddhism. It's always been in my peripheral as something that was interesting and seemed up my alley, but I have never been a very religious person and I just never pursued it. I will be 30 in about 6 months and I have a...
by Virgo
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is there a mind ?
Replies: 22
Views: 396

Re: Is there a mind ?

We know the six sense media is the mind . But , we don’t know what mind is ? Different types of consciousness rely on different rūpas but mental consciousness arises based on a subtle rūpa in the heart. https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/dhammastudygroup/conversations/topics/28744 All the best, :a...
by Virgo
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: According to Orthodox Theravada only, in the suttas, is nibbana the self?
Replies: 23
Views: 639

Re: According to Orthodox Theravada only, in the suttas, is nibbana the self?

No phenomena is self. There is, however, ditthi, which can take phenomena for a self:

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

Kevin...
by Virgo
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Where are the arahants ?
Replies: 46
Views: 891

Re: Where are the arahants ?

It seems all the arahants were in the sutta but not here in reality . Existence of arahant is a myth . It appears that None has ever seen an arahant . Where can one find an arahant ? "The Commentary to the Sutta ³The Gotamid², in the Gradual Sayings, the Manorathapúraní, gives an additional explana...
by Virgo
Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Aus
Replies: 7
Views: 792

Re: Hi from Aus

Welcome. :anjali:

Caoimhín
by Virgo
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Abhidhamma Resources
Replies: 58
Views: 34954

Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Introduction to Abhidhamma by Nina van Gorkom. https://alwell.gitbooks.io/introduction-to-abhidhamma/content/ Or download as Mobi or ePub file: https://legacy.gitbook.com/book/alwell/introduction-to-abhidhamma/details Other works by Nina (including ADL) from GitBook: https://legacy.gitbook.com/@alwe...
by Virgo
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is craving ?
Replies: 28
Views: 380

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: 9
Views: 532

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: 914

Re: Vitor, from Brazil

Welcome. :anjali:

Kevin...