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by Nwad
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 292
Views: 84828

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: 84828

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: 55
Views: 593

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: 170

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: 214

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: 214

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:
by Nwad
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: 5 precepts
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: 5 precepts

Thanks Sarath :anjali:
by Nwad
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana
Replies: 140
Views: 2406

Re: Jhana

I think we think Upacara Samadhi to be Jhana, or Apana Samadhi to be Jhana, but Ajahn Martin said that Some great monks needed 17 years of hard practice in caves to attain Jhanas... Unless you developed it in previous lives, but it seems to me impossible while keeping only 5 precepts and keeping sen...
by Nwad
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Past, present and future all exist together?
Replies: 35
Views: 737

Re: Past, present and future all exist together?

In Theravada no.
Past dont exist any more, future dont exist et, and he is allmost indeterminted
by Nwad
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Ordaning Now or Studying Abroad (Dilemma)
Replies: 18
Views: 559

Re: Ordaning Now or Studying Abroad (Dilemma)

Sadhu !! :anjali:

Just dont do clones (childrens) !! It will be the and of your freedom. Imho
by Nwad
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Where is iddhi?
Replies: 30
Views: 585

Re: Where is iddhi?

Once i saw how some bhikkhu, while closing one window with a hand, closed simultaneously the next one with... no hand ^^ It closed by itself... :sage:
by Nwad
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Questions about some of 8 precepts
Replies: 39
Views: 1215

Re: Questions about some of 8 precepts

Thank you Volo, it's clear :anjali: As for the inhalation-exhalation, gas exchange of plants is not a process of respiration, but a chemical reaction. Hello Antaradhana :anjali: It's actually the point that I thinked about some weeks ago, and also, if "panatipada" meant plants too, so when Buddha te...
by Nwad
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Idealism
Replies: 141
Views: 2412

Re: Idealism

How do you know matter? What I would like to say is just that Right View is " There is this world, there is next world.." In Abhidhamma it's said also that there is different natural laws not only kamma. But iam not an expert, just think that your question is not relevant to the practice (Right Vie...
by Nwad
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Idealism
Replies: 141
Views: 2412

Re: Idealism

Ceisiwr wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:31 pm
In my view there is no evidence for matter and so Idealism seems to be the more logical position.
Hello Ceisiwr :anjali:

Matter is a conditioned formation, so if there is no matter, so there is no conditionned-coarising, so it not fits with Dhamma. As I understand it
by Nwad
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Questions about some of 8 precepts
Replies: 39
Views: 1215

Re: Questions about some of 8 precepts

Hello friends :anjali: I have some more questions :) - shaving body hairs under arms and in genital parties to avoid unpleasant smells, it's is considering as butification or adornment ? - when some song comes into the mind and turns in it, it is singing ? - pronouncing (citation) some passage from ...