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by salayatananirodha
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Incest.
Replies: 7
Views: 237

Re: Incest.

Kāmesumicchācārī hoti yā tā mātu-rakkhitā pitu-rakkhitā mātā-pitu-rakkhitā bhātu-rakkhitā bhagini-rakkhitā ñāti-rakkhitā gotta-rakkhitā dhamma-rakkhitā sa-sāmikā sa-paridaṇḍā antamaso mālā-guḷa-parikkhittā-pi, tathārūpāsu cārittaṃ āpajjitā hoti. One is kāmesumicchācārī, he is one who falls into suc...
by salayatananirodha
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Incest.
Replies: 7
Views: 237

Re: Incest.

in digha nikaya 26, incest is in the list of immoral actions that lead to the decrease of human lifespan. Among humans of the latter span of life, brethren, three things grew apace: incest, wanton greed, and perverted lust. Thereby the life-span of those beings and their comeliness wasted, so that, ...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Refuge is taken in the not-good Dhamma
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: Refuge is taken in the not-good Dhamma

ITT, sutta of questionable authenticity says x
commentary on questionable sutta says y
therefore, y?
to me, it looks ridiculous
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Refuge is taken in the not-good Dhamma
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: Refuge is taken in the not-good Dhamma

re: commentaries, could i not write something down or say something, gather a following of people who agree with me, then become part of the pali canon (equally authoritative among classical theravadins)? :thinking:
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: calculating uposatha using australian calendar
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: calculating uposatha using australian calendar

moon phase in my region is about 1:21 PM january 10th
but i kept uposatha today hmm
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: calculating uposatha using australian calendar
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: calculating uposatha using australian calendar

what do the small moons mean on this calendar from char101
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: calculating uposatha using australian calendar
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: calculating uposatha using australian calendar

When you celebrate New Year's Eve, which calendar do you use? which time zone? Google Calendar can show moon phases, so why not use that instead? when in doubt .. follow the Astronomical Calenary :anjali: what do you mean which calendar? i use central time zone. i dont follow the moon times on a mo...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: calculating uposatha using australian calendar
Replies: 8
Views: 188

calculating uposatha using australian calendar

i am in central united states time zone. this calendar says it is for australia, malaysia and singapore. so i am maybe 14 hours behind. https://forestsangha.org/system/resources/W1siZiIsIjIwMTkvMTAvMTAvaW5nbjEwdnJwX2ZzX2NhbGVuZGFyXzIwMjBfRU5fd2FsbF9kZXNrdG9wXzIwMThfMTJfMzAucGRmIl1d/fs-calendar-2020-...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Refuge is taken in the not-good Dhamma
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: AN 4: 180

but nevertheless the most functional and effective currently available at this time. Not as good as hearing it from the Buddha himself, but better than listening to nay-sayers and time-wasters. In what Sutta can we read these words and phrases? in most or much of aṅguttara nikāya saṁyutta nikāya ma...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: The scientific proof of the benefits of eating one meal a day.
Replies: 8
Views: 461

Re: The scientific proof of the benefits of eating one meal a day.

"Brahman youth, here some woman or man is one that makes onslaught on creatures, is cruel, bloody-handed, intent on injuring and killing, and without mercy to living creatures.[8] Because of that [250] deed, accomplished thus, firmly held[9] thus, he, at the breaking up of the body after dying aris...
by salayatananirodha
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: What are some funny stories in the Canon ?
Replies: 12
Views: 600

Re: What are some funny stories in the Canon ?

naked ascetic walks up to the buddha and they have 'courteous discussion'
yakkha tells the buddha to move out of the spot he's standing in so he can stand there, then does it again and again
by salayatananirodha
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Tip of the nose
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: Tip of the nose

front of the body