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by salayatananirodha
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?
Replies: 7
Views: 409

Re: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?

what i like to do is set my timer for longer than i plan to meditate, to go off before i need to be anywhere
i typically go about thirty minutes before i am ready to get up but have gone longer
by salayatananirodha
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: does bhikkhu anālayo receive a teacher's fee
Replies: 1
Views: 132

does bhikkhu anālayo receive a teacher's fee

hello, a local friend of mine asked me about bhikkhu anālayo being a sitting professor and what he does with the teacher's fee. and i don't really know and was unprepared to answer except that i don't figure he would do anything blameworthy regarding money. does anyone know if he is supposed to rece...
by salayatananirodha
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Hello

hi, is your name spelled incorrectly on purpose
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What is Nibbana?
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: What is Nibbana?

https://www.buddhistinquiry.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Nibbana-01-1.pdf wrote:Etaṃ santaṃ, etaṃ paṇītaṃ, yadidaṃ sabbasaṅkhārasamatho
sabbūpadhipaṭinissaggo taṇhakkhayo virāgo nirodho nibbānaṃ.
"This is peaceful, this is excellent, namely the stilling of all preparations, the
relinquishment of all assets, the destruction of craving, detachment, cessation,
extinction".
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What is Nibbana?
Replies: 17
Views: 793

Re: What is Nibbana?

Nibbana is the cessation of perception and feeling. Nibbana is the end of the defilements. Nibbana is the end of the effluents. Nibbana is the ultimate freedom of heart. Nibbana is cessation. Nibbana is Unbinding. Nibbana is freedom from contact. Nibbana is the state of non-grasping. Nibbana is des...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Right Speech
Replies: 47
Views: 1421

Re: Right Speech

right speech is super important and super good and is not to be dismissed in any way
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: A reason for lying
Replies: 30
Views: 800

Re: A reason for lying

from MN 58: [2] In the case of words that the Tathāgata knows to be factual, true, unbeneficial, unendearing & disagreeable to others, he does not say them. there are many examples of having cordial talk in the suttas, it's beneficial in establishing a friendly relationship. 'i hope your pain is le...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: A reason for lying
Replies: 30
Views: 800

Re: A reason for lying

It's all about intention isn't it?......what is the intention in telling minor untruths about unimportant matters?....it is really so diabolical or is it really insignificant compared to (for instance) the defilements going on daily/hourly/conitinually in our own minds? chownah I agree is it really...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: What suttas support the classical Theravada view of immediate rebirth?
Replies: 28
Views: 867

Re: What suttas support the classical Theravada view of immediate rebirth?

immediate rebirth is implied from the meeting of the three conditions of conception (MN 38), according to the formula of dependent arising: 'this being -- this comes to be' 'with the arising of this -- this arises' 'this not being -- this does not come to be' 'with the cessation of this -- this ceas...
by salayatananirodha
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: What suttas support the classical Theravada view of immediate rebirth?
Replies: 28
Views: 867

Re: What suttas support the classical Theravada view of immediate rebirth?

These suttas might be relevant: “Yasmiñca pana, bho gotama, samaye imañca kāyaṃ nikkhipati, satto ca aññataraṃ kāyaṃ anupapanno hoti, imassa pana bhavaṃ gotamo kiṃ upādānasmiṃ paññāpetī”ti? “Yasmiṃ kho, vaccha, samaye imañca kāyaṃ nikkhipati, satto ca aññataraṃ kāyaṃ anupapanno hoti, tamahaṃ taṇhūp...
by salayatananirodha
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: A reason for lying
Replies: 30
Views: 800

Re: A reason for lying

[1] In the case of words that the Tathāgata knows to be unfactual, untrue, unbeneficial [or: not connected with the goal], unendearing & disagreeable to others, he does not say them. [2] In the case of words that the Tathāgata knows to be factual, true, unbeneficial, unendearing & disagreeable to o...
by salayatananirodha
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 302
Views: 89556

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

“Bhikkhus, (1) on the eighth of the fortnight, the ministers and assembly members of the four great kings wander over this world, thinking: ‘We hope there are many people who behave properly toward their mother and father, behave properly toward ascetics and brahmins, honor the elders of the family...
by salayatananirodha
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 302
Views: 89556

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Lucas Oliveira wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:57 pm
Full Moon - September 14

https://www.calendar-12.com/moon_phases/2019


:anjali:
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
by salayatananirodha
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Humour - wrong speach?
Replies: 22
Views: 538

Re: Humour - wrong speach?

i wanted to revise my last comment to say sarcasm instead of satire like, i'm not saying if someone is presenting a stage play they are engaging in musāvādā (even though acting may be unwholesome) anyway, i definitely have been part of the group that 'didn't get it' before and it's cruel, and it tea...
by salayatananirodha
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Score one for the Buddha's diet guidelines?
Replies: 9
Views: 316

Re: Score one for the Buddha's diet guidelines?

"[He considers:] 'For all their lives the arahants are one-mealers, refrain from eating outside the time, desisting at night,[8] so today I am a one-mealer, refraining from eating outside the time, desisting at night. By this practice, following after the arahants, the Uposatha will be entered on b...