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by salayatananirodha
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: The Dhamma and Public Speaking
Replies: 16
Views: 241

Re: The Dhamma and Public Speaking

try to be a good person in everyday life, but also just understand right speech and know when/if your words are blameless. then you shouldn't have any fear
by salayatananirodha
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism for the beginners
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Re: Buddhism for the beginners

i'm not getting the excessive criticism on this post. it looks really good. some zen teachings are completely compatible with theravada. What exactly do you think is excessive? Many points have been made. Which teachings do you think are compatible and why? what i think is excessive is "this isn't ...
by salayatananirodha
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Finding a sangha durring current events?
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Finding a sangha durring current events?

our local vipassana group meets every sunday through zoom - message me if interested
by salayatananirodha
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Propagating false beliefs
Replies: 14
Views: 391

Re: Propagating false beliefs

aren't a lot of the early buddhist texts in sanskrit :thinking:
by salayatananirodha
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: SN25.1-10 Good news!! Many of us in this forum are assured stream entry!
Replies: 70
Views: 3618

Re: SN25.1-10 Good news!! Many of us in this forum are assured stream entry!

i dont recall where but i read one sutta that says something like the buddha was hesitant to say this discourse because it leads to inaction. and after reading this group of suttas a while ago i feel like i have had a lot of trouble developing urgency to advance, because i believe i am already head...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism for the beginners
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Re: Buddhism for the beginners

i'm not getting the excessive criticism on this post. it looks really good. some zen teachings are completely compatible with theravada.
by salayatananirodha
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: SN25.1-10 Good news!! Many of us in this forum are assured stream entry!
Replies: 70
Views: 3618

Re: SN25.1-10 Good news!! Many of us in this forum are assured stream entry!

i dont recall where but i read one sutta that says something like the buddha was hesitant to say this discourse because it leads to inaction. and after reading this group of suttas a while ago i feel like i have had a lot of trouble developing urgency to advance, because i believe i am already heade...
by salayatananirodha
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: who is the god of israel
Replies: 13
Views: 570

Re: who is the god of israel

i mean which god might he be in buddhist theory
not sakka, i dont think, since sakka was not angry in his previous life
responding to the other point,
i feel like understanding the dhamma one would not go to another religion
by salayatananirodha
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: who is the god of israel
Replies: 13
Views: 570

who is the god of israel

was skimming over this https://www.redstate.com/wag/2020/06/21/you-are-invited-to-attend-chip-chips-sunday-sermon/ i used to be christian and even did some bible study but i dont remember much of it anymore if there is actually a deity instructing its followers to cause plagues on its behalf, who mi...
by salayatananirodha
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Full verbatim quoting becoming a problem
Replies: 10
Views: 279

Re: Full verbatim quoting becoming a problem

on another similar forum there is a preview option, where you put text under a preview button, so someone can choose to expand the text or not
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: is slavery bad
Replies: 38
Views: 661

Re: is slavery bad

true or false?
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by salayatananirodha
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: is slavery bad
Replies: 38
Views: 661

Re: is slavery bad

ancient india had slavery, and the buddha AFAIK never explicitly condemned it. cite sources, if possible. Buddhism and Slavery http://www.purifymind.com/BuddhismSlavery.htm ...At the time of the rise of Buddhism "menials" loosely referred to as "slaves" by pioneering Western scholars, were known to...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: is slavery bad
Replies: 38
Views: 661

Re: is slavery bad

“Monks, a lay follower should not engage in five types of business. Which five? Business in weapons, business in human beings, business in meat, business in intoxicants, and business in poison. “These are the five types of business that a lay follower should not engage in.” https://suttacentral.net...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: is slavery bad
Replies: 38
Views: 661

Re: is slavery bad

Garrib wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:37 am
...and yes, slavery is bad. It is wrong livelihood, and generally goes hand in hand with beatings/killings, theft, and various kinds of sexual misconduct. If anyone tells you slavery is not bad, RUN!
a lot of marriages are that way too
by salayatananirodha
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: is slavery bad
Replies: 38
Views: 661

Re: is slavery bad

ancient india had slavery, and the buddha AFAIK never explicitly condemned it. cite sources, if possible. In a number of Suttas Blessed One is described as a Dhammavadi teacher. A teacher on principles, A teacher on truth, A teacher on way things are. Having taught the principles such as Dependant ...