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- Sun May 12, 2019 8:57 pm
- Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
- Topic: How to reach the 1st Jhana?
- Replies: 101
- Views: 9324
Thank you Thepea and Kamran to your reply! Ysterday, after reading a chapter about Dhutanga in Visudhimagga, before going asleep, i does my meditation session. The theme was dukkha. After scanning all parts of my body and get to "acces concentration" which was clear and open, with body calm and lit...
- Wed May 01, 2019 3:11 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda discussion
- Topic: Is the belief in re-birth damaging?
- Replies: 34
- Views: 1234
Hi I agree with what you say. What I am saying is many Buddhist expect to have a happy life after death. (ie. Next birth) Nibbana is about being happy in this life itself. Perhaps we should pay more attention to be happy here and now. There are plenty of advice from Buddha to be happy here and now ...
- Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:09 pm
- Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
- Topic: The case against coffee (important)
- Replies: 73
- Views: 13705
This thread has been a good read, I appreciate all the differing opinions. I am trying to watch my caffeine consumption very carefully. It is clear to me that there are feelings of craving and attachment mixed up with it. I think there may be some benefits in meditation but only in minute amounts. U...
- Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:50 pm
- Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
- Topic: wat metta in Valley Center CA USA
- Replies: 18
- Views: 3008