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by Nwad
Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Is there any discrimination towards people with autism spectrum disorder and low IQ if they choose to ordain?
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Is there any discrimination towards people with autism spectrum disorder and low IQ if they choose to ordain?

Hello :anjali: I dont think there is such discrinimation, but if your spectrum is havy, with havy consequances i think you have to inform abbot. I think i have light autism spectrum too. But i would like to ask just some questions. When you say Low IQ, do you mean by this that you have difficulties ...
by Nwad
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Does the consciousness experience nibbana ?
Replies: 60
Views: 892

Re: Does the consciousness experience nibbana ?

From Snp I.9 (B.B.) In note 773 there is citation of Vibh 82 (167) : " What is the mental phenomena base? The feeling aggregate, the perception aggregate and volitional activities aggregate; whatever form is invisible, non-impigning, included in the mental phenomena base; and the unconditioned eleme...
by Nwad
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain
Replies: 42
Views: 772

Re: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain

PS: I would like to clerify a point about my mother, to be understood rightly by peoples who will read my reply here. My mother is a very good person, it's a best mother that i could have. It's because of my respect and love that i followed and listened to her suggestions and asked her for permissio...
by Nwad
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain
Replies: 42
Views: 772

Re: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain

Thank you, likewise Nwad. May we all be able to practice it and realize its fruits before it's too late. Thank you my friend, i would like to share with you my favorite paritta of "Sharing Blessings and Aspiration" Throught the goodness that arises from my practice May my spiritual teachers and gid...
by Nwad
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain
Replies: 42
Views: 772

Re: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain

How do people who ordain deal with issues like this? Hello :anjali: First i asked for permission when i was 23, my mom said that i'am to young and i have to try a lay life, find good girls friend, friends hobby and so on, i said ok i will try, so up to my 27 i lived like that, but this life was ful...
by Nwad
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What depend it on how good i suceed to follow the eightfold path?
Replies: 33
Views: 683

Re: What depend it on how good i suceed to follow the eightfold path?

Hello :anjali: Developement of 7 Factors of Awakening are the criteria in the success of N8P : Mindfulness (sati), Investigation of fenomena (dhamma vicaya), Energy (viriya), Joy (piti), Tranquility (passadhi), Concentration (samadhi), Equanimity (upekkha) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Factors...
by Nwad
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Which ceases first , hatred , conceit , ignorance or greed ?
Replies: 15
Views: 160

Re: Which ceases first , hatred , conceit , ignorance or greed ?

Hello :anjali:

Greed (sensual desire) and Hatred are eliminated by Anagami
Conceit and Ignorence are eliminated by Arahant
by Nwad
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Spiritual Pleasure vs The Sensual world
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: Spiritual Pleasure vs The Sensual world

Boredom is havyness of mind Joy is lightness of mind A light mind, that dont grasp on things, dont collec them, dont keep them, is naturally joyfull, a joyfull mind not feel boredom even by sitting and just watching the wall, he is bright and light, he feels fullness, nothing lacks, and when nothing...
by Nwad
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: I disrobed and returned to "normal" life
Replies: 133
Views: 18190

Re: I disrobed and returned to "normal" life

What helps me to overcome doubts while temptations of lay life arises in mind is just to keep practicing your routine as usual. Actually your routine, your discipline, take a role of an anchor, as a pillar that prevent your mind to fly away. While a wind rises up, your mind can start to fly away, bu...
by Nwad
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 292
Views: 85066

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Thank you Lucas :anjali: :thumbsup:
by Nwad
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 292
Views: 85066

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Oh.. I'am surprised to not see a Uposatha alert today !

This full moon Buddha set up the Dhamma Wheel, he demonstrated his power of instructind Dhamma to 5 ascetics. :woohoo:

:anjali: :anjali: :anjali:
by Nwad
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Does the consciousness experience nibbana ?
Replies: 60
Views: 892

Re: Does the consciousness experience nibbana ?

Nibbana can be a mind object, but it is "visible" not by presence of some caracteristics, but by absence of them. As silence can be a mind object by absence of noize, as stilness can be a mind object as absense of mouvement, as space can be a mind objcet by absence of form, so Nibbana can be a mind ...
by Nwad
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Right Speech
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: Right Speech

Right Speech need Right Intention to be developped.
Right Intention is: Intention on Renounciation, Non-ill-will, Non-anger.

Ajahn Sona have a very good vidio about it:


:anjali:
by Nwad
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Japanese-speaking Theravada monasteries or monks?
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Japanese-speaking Theravada monasteries or monks?

That is amazing, well done! :thumbsup: I had already some bases, but i think today everybody have bases ;) All is question of discipline, with 1 hour per day of reading its ok. There is 4 stades in learning a language, from less to more difficult: 1. Reading 2. Writing 3. Listening 4. Speaking (in ...
by Nwad
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Japanese-speaking Theravada monasteries or monks?
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Japanese-speaking Theravada monasteries or monks?

English it's easy to learn. I learned it by reading Canon with a dictionary. It's not a critic but I don't know how peoples wants to put an effort into the practice if they can't put an effort into the understanding of the Dhamma... Imho

:anjali: