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by canadianbuddhist
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: what is a dhammakkhandha?
Replies: 1
Views: 158

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: 255

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: 645

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: 538

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: 624

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: 1127

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: 1052

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: 476

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: 739

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: 739

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: 402

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!
by canadianbuddhist
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Difference between Dosa and Patigha
Replies: 3
Views: 493

Difference between Dosa and Patigha

Hi

Can somebody tell me the difference between Dosa and Patigha? Also give the exact English translations.

Thank you!
by canadianbuddhist
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Confusion between Eight fold noble path and Anatta
Replies: 14
Views: 1914

Re: Confusion between Eight fold noble path and Anatta

Well, this is not what I want to know. I want somebody here to briefly explain to me about the connection of these two and etc.
by canadianbuddhist
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Confusion between Eight fold noble path and Anatta
Replies: 14
Views: 1914

Confusion between Eight fold noble path and Anatta

Hello, I wonder what is the philosophy of Buddhism. I guess the whole philosophy of Buddhism is Anatta. (Not self) But, with meditation traditions, it seems that more people and instructors are lay more emphasis on the destination (Nirvana and its path) and not to understand Anatta. Also , I wonder ...
by canadianbuddhist
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Vyāpāda
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Vyāpāda

Can you explain a good definition of Vyāpāda with examples, originally from Theravāda canon?
Thank you!