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by canadianbuddhist
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Positive Sexual Practice beyond Unwholesome Roots
Replies: 19
Views: 847

Re: Positive Sexual Practice beyond Unwholesome Roots

How come it could be bad, when a person is having consensual sex with another (not adultery)? Why is it we need to take such a thing with lobha, dosa and moha concept? In short, is it necessary for putting all our thoughts with wholesome or unwholesome to see whether they are good or bad. I am think...
by canadianbuddhist
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Positive Sexual Practice beyond Unwholesome Roots
Replies: 19
Views: 847

Positive Sexual Practice beyond Unwholesome Roots

Hi, Just wondering without the kusala-akusala factor, how come a sexual activity can be wrong unless it is with the consented sex (no adultery though) and it is helping the other partner reaching happiness? I am thinking why should we always need to bring kusala akusala factor as for lay people it m...
by canadianbuddhist
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: loka Amisa
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: loka Amisa

Thank you!
by canadianbuddhist
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: loka Amisa
Replies: 2
Views: 196

loka Amisa

What is "LOKA AMISA"? Any sutta or pali text readings for this?

Why the Buddha askes to give it up?
by canadianbuddhist
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: what is a dhammakkhandha?
Replies: 1
Views: 691

what is a dhammakkhandha?

hello,

just wondering what is a dhammakkhandha?

I have heard there are 84000 dhammakkhandha.

can someone let me know?
by canadianbuddhist
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Sperm Donation
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Sperm Donation

Hello

I am just wondering what the Buddhist Teachings have to say about donating sperm? Is donating sperm also dāna?
by canadianbuddhist
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Māna (Measuring) and Nivāta (Humility)
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Māna (Measuring) and Nivāta (Humility)

Could anyone tell me a general idea of Māna (Measuring) and Nivāta (Humility) in Buddhism? What best sources do we have for this topic? Also I would like to know what are the 9 mānas. I also feel that conceit might not be the proper word for māna as it only deals with seyyamāna. Looking forward to y...
by canadianbuddhist
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Sārambha (Rivalry)
Replies: 1
Views: 616

Sārambha (Rivalry)

Can somebody tell me what is Sārambha and some textual references for that?

Thank you.
by canadianbuddhist
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What is Sātheyya?
Replies: 1
Views: 705

What is Sātheyya?

Can someone tell me what is Sātheyya? is it double-dealing? let me also know the references.
Thank you!
by canadianbuddhist
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What is Māyā (Deceit) in the Buddhist teachings?
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

What is Māyā (Deceit) in the Buddhist teachings?

Hi,

Can someone let me know what is Māyā and some textual references about it?

Thank you
by canadianbuddhist
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: difference between Lobha (greed) and Macchariya (Avarice)
Replies: 6
Views: 1246

difference between Lobha (greed) and Macchariya (Avarice)

Hi,
Can somebody tell me the difference between the pali words lobha and macchariya? it seems that the English translations do have a difference, but I am interested to know the difference in pali?

Thanks
by canadianbuddhist
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Issā (Jealousy)
Replies: 3
Views: 592

Issā (Jealousy)

Hello friends,

I am wondering what you know from original Buddhist suttas to talk about this topic? I mean a good definition of the term " issā" and some very good tips to work with it.
by canadianbuddhist
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: What is palāsa : (m.) leaf; foliage; malice; spite.?
Replies: 3
Views: 885

Re: What is palāsa : (m.) leaf; foliage; malice; spite.?

does this mean Manipulation? if so how does a person manipulate in this context? How does that equalizing part play as a function? pls explain?
by canadianbuddhist
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: What is palāsa : (m.) leaf; foliage; malice; spite.?
Replies: 3
Views: 885

What is palāsa : (m.) leaf; foliage; malice; spite.?

Can someone explain to me what is palāsa : (m.) leaf; foliage; malice; spite in Buddhism?
by canadianbuddhist
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: makkha : (m.) depreciation of another's worth.
Replies: 2
Views: 488

makkha : (m.) depreciation of another's worth.

Does anyone have some details on how to get rid of Makkha (depreciation of another's worth.) in the theravada canon? Basically, I am looking for pali canonical teachings about Makkha and how to overcome it?

Thank you!