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by salayatananirodha
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Your Graniest B&W Buddha Photo
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Re: Your Graniest B&W Buddha Photo

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by salayatananirodha
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Reading the Suttas
Replies: 17
Views: 384

Re: Reading the Suttas

binocular wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:49 pm
Ceisiwr wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:37 pm
Does anyone else experience joy and happiness when reading the suttas?
Usually. But the happiness fades when I consider that maybe none of what is said in the suttas is meant to be actually taken seriously.
it is
by salayatananirodha
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is your meditation the ultimate, highest
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: Is your meditation the ultimate, highest

my meditation is better than nothing i reckon
by salayatananirodha
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhist Pope
Replies: 33
Views: 810

Re: Buddhist Pope

“I have seen, reverend Sir, the Gracious One comfortable, I have seen, reverend Sir, the Gracious One bearing up while sick, and my body, reverend Sir, became faint as it were, and although I could not see straight, and things were not clear, it appeared to me, reverend Sir, that the Gracious One w...
by salayatananirodha
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 200
Views: 9063

Re: Coronavirus?

Laurens wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:58 am
Does anybody have any links to where people can donate to aid those affected by the virus?
:goodpost:
by salayatananirodha
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The First Precept
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Re: The First Precept

to me, this is an example of spoon not tasting the flavor of soup. stop killing bugs if you want to advance in dhamma, period
by salayatananirodha
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: fire, poison & sword
Replies: 13
Views: 1020

Re: fire, poison & sword

Heretic opinion here: The sutta either means something different to what we read it, (maybe the Fire of passion, the Poison of hate, and the Sword of ignorance?) ...or it's just nonsense propaganda like other religions have. Christianity has a thing about god protecting believers from poison snakeb...
by salayatananirodha
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: fire, poison & sword
Replies: 13
Views: 1020

Re: fire, poison & sword

i'm not convinced by your explanation
not what the metta nisama sutta appears to say
by salayatananirodha
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?
Replies: 24
Views: 1609

Re: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?

It’s impossible not to kill something at some point when living as a householder. Fleas on children being a perfect example.
this is false. all the stream enterers who were householders in the suttas did not kill
by salayatananirodha
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: fire, poison & sword
Replies: 13
Views: 1020

fire, poison & sword

hi, i am wanting to know why if mettā protects you from fire, poison & sword, how is it that mahā moggallāna was murdered (by swords)?
by salayatananirodha
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?
Replies: 24
Views: 1609

Re: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?

if you care about keeping the first precept enough, if you understand the renewed kamma of killing is worse than anything a bug could do to you, you'll figure it out or just endure it
develop mettā and karuṇā and upekkhā for them
by salayatananirodha
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Deleting new topic
Replies: 1
Views: 4486

Re: Deleting new topic

same way you delete a post