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by salayatananirodha
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: is a monk allowed to request a ride
Replies: 1
Views: 120

is a monk allowed to request a ride

i saw a monk post on facebook looking for a ride, is that allowed
by salayatananirodha
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 54
Views: 1182

Re: should I marry or be single?

confusedlayman wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:17 am
salayatananirodha wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:31 pm
don't get married or be single
u mean I need to be in secret relation so not single and no married?
no
by salayatananirodha
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 54
Views: 1182

Re: should I marry or be single?

don't get married or be single
by salayatananirodha
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Adolf Hitler
Replies: 29
Views: 670

Re: Adolf Hitler

hitler should have read assalāyana sutta https://suttacentral.net/mn93/en/horner
by salayatananirodha
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Would Buddhism be better witbout 'devas', 'hell realms' and 'hungry ghosts'?
Replies: 64
Views: 883

Re: Would Buddhism be better witbout 'devas', 'hell realms' and 'hungry ghosts'?

Is there any chance these terms were used just for illustrating the deleterious effects of attached action? Zero chance that the Buddha was a liar about such things. Oh no not a liar, merely that modern humans misinterpret. If there is one thing I have learnt about the Ancients is that they often e...
by salayatananirodha
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Would Buddhism be better witbout 'devas', 'hell realms' and 'hungry ghosts'?
Replies: 64
Views: 883

Re: Would Buddhism be better witbout 'devas', 'hell realms' and 'hungry ghosts'?

https://suttacentral.net/sn32.57/en/sujato “Sir, what is the cause, what is the reason why sometimes it rains?” “Mendicant, there are what are called gods of the rainy clouds. Sometimes they think: ‘Why don’t we revel in our own kind of enjoyment?’ Then, in accordance with their wish, it becomes ra...
by salayatananirodha
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Would Buddhism be better witbout 'devas', 'hell realms' and 'hungry ghosts'?
Replies: 64
Views: 883

Re: Would Buddhism be better witbout 'devas', 'hell realms' and 'hungry ghosts'?

the buddha and other ardent meditators have transcended human perception and can see beings outside that limitation (not all ardent meditators can, however, and i dont know why). it's much like a 2-dimensional being learning to see beings in 3 dimensions. don't forget we are cousins to apes and what...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: self-mettā
Replies: 15
Views: 359

self-mettā

it's fake news, right? i have never encountered direct evidence of the practice in the early buddhist texts but there is one quote from MN 99 Iti uddham-adho tiriyaɱ sabbadhi sabbattatāya1 sabbā-vantaɱ lokaɱ mettā saha-gatena cetasā vipulena mahaggatena appamāṇena averena avyāpajjhena pharitvā vihar...
by salayatananirodha
Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 306
Views: 91346

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

uposatha is supposed to be kept the 14th and 15th of the lunar fortnight, so according to my calendar that is september 12 and september 13 That's just your opinion. The Theravāda understanding of cātuddase pannarase aṭṭhamiyā ca is that uposatha falls on the fourteenth day when it's a 14-day half-...
by salayatananirodha
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Almsround monk can request for vegetarian foods ?
Replies: 34
Views: 699

Re: Almsround monk can request for vegetarian foods ?

even if they can, better to be content with what is offered
by salayatananirodha
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Would the Buddha kill a human for the greater good?
Replies: 36
Views: 672

Re: Would the Buddha kill a human for the greater good?

1. it's impossible for an arahant to deliberately kill a living being
2. it's impossible to kill a sammāsambuddha
i can cite scripture if requested, sorry for not immediately doing that