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by salayatananirodha
Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Consider closing the Waharaka Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 174

Re: Consider closing the Waharaka Thread

i suggest












upekkhā
by salayatananirodha
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Why Are There So Many Black Buddhists?
Replies: 19
Views: 480

Re: Why Are There So Many Black Buddhists?

I noticed it seemed like there were a lot of or a lot of black buddhists were nichiren In my locality, there are a lot of white people that call themselves buddhist, but I am not all too confident that we're in agreement as to what buddhism is. For me, I go with a mind of exploiting whatever is ther...
by salayatananirodha
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: High Birth Low Birth
Replies: 15
Views: 298

Re: High Birth Low Birth

Isn't it so the brahmin realized how skewed his sense of caste was, being that he was descended from low caste?
The buddha in so many ways has stated that actions make a holy man. He never said it was a bad thing the child was black
by salayatananirodha
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Birth control and Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 368

Re: Birth control and Buddhism

Yes, it is an offense entailing expulsion for a monk to help procure birth control . This shows that it is a serious offense, with reason not without Is it really? There is a nice blog post detailing several case studies from the Suttas, where a monk performed an abortion. https://essenceofbuddhism...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Grouping by Disciple and Other Ways to Navigate the Buddhist Texts
Replies: 9
Views: 223

Re: Navigating Buddhist Texts by Disciple

Now I, Aggivessana, am aware that when I am teaching dhamma to companies consisting of many hundreds, each person thinks thus about me: 'The recluse Gotama is teaching dhamma especially for me.' But this, Aggivessana, should not be understood thus. For when a Tathāgata is teaching dhamma to others ...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Birth control and Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 368

Re: Birth control and Buddhism

There is not conception until the mother and father have coitus. And intention is kamma, not otherwise.
by salayatananirodha
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Birth control and Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 368

Re: Birth control and Buddhism

Yes, it is an offense entailing expulsion for a monk to help procure birth control. This shows that it is a serious offense, with reason not without
by salayatananirodha
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Can the mentally ill ordain?
Replies: 3
Views: 128

Re: Can the mentally ill ordain?

We're all mentally ill, we just don't all have a psychiatric condition
by salayatananirodha
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: enlightening by hearing the dhamma
Replies: 11
Views: 269

Re: enlightening by hearing the dhamma

I guess hearing what he said and as a result of that, combined with their intelligence, wise attention arises in them
Like a tree that's been chopped up and just needs a push. In order to fall over into fruition we need to get chopping
by salayatananirodha
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What are you always getting ready for ?
Replies: 17
Views: 404

Re: What are you always getting ready for ?

preparations set the stage for the magic trick of consciousness
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: What is the difference between "themeless" vs "emptiness" liberation?
Replies: 15
Views: 588

Re: What is the difference between "themeless" vs "emptiness" liberation?

I've read about these things, but I still don't quite recall what a sign is. Perhaps there is a better word in substitute I could use to remember it.
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: 15th century sinhala poem on consequences of kamma
Replies: 9
Views: 419

Re: 15th century sinhala poem on consequences of kamma

I don't understand sinhala, but I played this for devas.