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by salayatananirodha
Thu May 23, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Dhamma that triggers SJWs
Replies: 123
Views: 2172

Re: Dhamma that triggers SJWs

Jātaka book, the kernel of the whole, the verse. Each of these has a separate history. The oldest form in which we find any Jātaka is, as might be naturally expected, the simple fable or parable itself, without the outer framework at all, and without the verse. Thus in one of the Nikāyas[Footnote: ...
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 21, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Dhamma that triggers SJWs
Replies: 123
Views: 2172

Re: Dhamma that triggers SJWs

the birth stories occur in the suttas, they aren't the same as the 'jataka tales', apart from the other suttas the suttas used to be grouped together according to that format, i.e., birth stories, verses, amazing events, etc. you should be more careful calling things 'dhamma', especially when you're...
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 21, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Sangha.
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Sangha.

i dont know the answer to this one, but you can make an offering to your dead relatives. https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitak ... .than.html
compare with day of the dead celebration.
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 21, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Muditā (joy) for unethical livelihood?
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Muditā (joy) for unethical livelihood?

There is a sutta where the Buddha says that there are 3 people when hearing the dhamma. - Those that accept the Dhamma regardless of hearing the dhamma or seeing the Buddha - Those that don't accept the Dhamma regardless of hearing the dhamma or seeing the Buddha - Those that only accept the Dhamma...
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 21, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Coping with growing old
Replies: 33
Views: 438

Re: Coping with growing old

feeling is conditioned, not unconditioned
being conditioned, it arises, it changes while persisting, and is subject to fading away
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 21, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: eating in one session a day, success stories?
Replies: 14
Views: 306

Re: eating in one session a day, success stories?

I'll eat dinner occasionally for social reasons, but for the most part I have ate just the one meal around lunch time. don't do it :( they're not worth your time if they encourage you not to be virtuous Sometimes I get hungry in the evening and I'll have a little fruit or carrot juice, which I assu...
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 21, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: What is considered as entertainment ?
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: What is considered as entertainment ?

"Whereas some brahmans and contemplatives, living off food given in faith, are addicted to watching shows such as these — dancing, singing, instrumental music, plays, ballad recitations, hand-clapping, cymbals and drums, magic lantern scenes, acrobatic and conjuring tricks, elephant fights, horse f...
by salayatananirodha
Thu May 16, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Sangha.
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Sangha.

i will be your friend
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 14, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Questions abou some of 8 precepts
Replies: 17
Views: 350

Re: Questions abou some of 8 precepts

8. Uccasayana-mahasayana veramani sikkhapadam samadiyami : I undertake the precept to refrain from lying on a high or luxurious sleeping place. Is this precept concerns only sleeping time, or its about restraining from lying at any moment on any king of hight/luxirious places? For exemple, is the r...
by salayatananirodha
Tue May 14, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Uposatha Observance Days According to the Suttas & Vinaya
Replies: 9
Views: 222

Re: Uposatha Observance Days According to the Suttas & Vinaya

week of may 26 - june 1, when do i keep it? should the eighth day not always fall on a quarter? the full moon is always the 15th day? does a day begin at midnight or is it different? i'd like to be as faithful as possible to the observance times but i am not sure how to do this definitely want more ...
by salayatananirodha
Sat May 11, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana Dhamma Talks
Replies: 35
Views: 23656

Re: Jhana Dhamma Talks

maybe
by salayatananirodha
Sat May 11, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana Dhamma Talks
Replies: 35
Views: 23656

Re: Jhana Dhamma Talks

what is a 'hard jhana'?