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by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Diabetic symptom problems -with regards to ordinationation
Replies: 8
Views: 151

Re: Diabetic symptom problems -with regards to ordinationation

in any case, spiritual liberation should always come above health. it's fine not to be a monastic if you have a legitimate reason. does anyone know if the tonics are good for or commonly used to treat symptoms of diabetes, like hypoglycemia? https://www.wisdomlib.org/buddhism/book/the-bhikkhus-rules...
by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Diabetic symptom problems -with regards to ordinationation
Replies: 8
Views: 151

Re: Diabetic symptom problems -with regards to ordinationation

Two meals a day 'effective' to treat type 2 diabetes https://www.bbc.com/news/health-27422547 the buddha eats one meal a day http://obo.genaud.net/dhamma-vinaya/pts/mn/mn.070.horn.pts.htm all bhikkhus and bhikkhunis ideally should eat one meal a day, if they are training to become arahants. in my op...
by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Don't mistake doubt for enquiry
Replies: 9
Views: 245

Re: Don't mistake doubt for enquiry

skepticism is different from not immediately accepting what information is given to you
by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Robes - fabrication and wearing
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Robes - fabrication and wearing

wearing white is a good idea anyway, at least on uposatha days
by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: 5 precepts
Replies: 9
Views: 509

Re: 5 precepts

Refrain: 1."I undertake the training-precept to abstain from onslaught on breathing beings." (Pali: Pāṇātipātā veramaṇī sikkhāpadaṃ samādiyāmi.) 2."I undertake the training-precept to abstain from taking what is not given." (Pali: Adinnādānā veramaṇī sikkhāpadaṃ samādiyāmi.) 3."I undertake the trai...
by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 468

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

does the buddhavamsa not contradict the earlier suttas which list seven buddhas
by salayatananirodha
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Book recommendations for teens
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: Book recommendations for teens

i was asked to print off some resources for someone at a middle school reading level. anyone have any preferably free and also that could fit perhaps in a 8-page letter? i might just print off a few suttas
by salayatananirodha
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Buddhism and Abortion
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Buddhism and Abortion

there is no such thing as no other choice. one may just be heavily inclined to making a particular choice. you don't have to kill, and we should inspire others not to kill.
by salayatananirodha
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is nirvana/heaven?
Replies: 47
Views: 828

Re: What is nirvana/heaven?

heaven is a conditioned state of being, nibbāna is unconditioned. in heaven, contacts are usually pleasant, nibbāna is the cessation of contact
by salayatananirodha
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Name of the Buddha
Replies: 10
Views: 236

Re: Name of the Buddha

https://suttacentral.net/dn32/en/anandajoti wrote:“May you revere Aṅgīrasa,
the glorious son of the Sakyans,
he who preached this Dhamma,
which is the dispelling of all suffering.
could this be what you're looking for?
by salayatananirodha
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: how long can you last with an inguinal hernia
Replies: 14
Views: 401

Re: how long can you last with an inguinal hernia

they can be taken without food so i'm taking them without food
by salayatananirodha
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: medically necessary to eat after noon
Replies: 13
Views: 475

Re: medically necessary to eat after noon

In Mv.VI.34.21, the Buddha allows bhikkhus to consume five products of the cow: milk, curds, buttermilk, fresh butter, and ghee. Apparently, cheese—curds heated to evaporate their liquid content and then cured with or without mold— was unknown in those days, but there seems every reason, using the G...