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by mrgrtt123
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: The Old "In-Out In-Out"
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: The Old "In-Out In-Out"

I guess it's time for me to meditate to avoid overthinking.
by mrgrtt123
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: What is the oldest religion in China?
Replies: 13
Views: 287

Re: What is the oldest religion in China?

Buddhism was introduced during the latter Han dynasty and first mentioned in 65 CE. Liu Ying, a half brother of Emperor Ming of Han (57–75 CE) was one of the earliest Chinese adherents, at a time when the imported religion interacted with Huang-Lao proto-Taoism. This is what shows up in my research....
by mrgrtt123
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Ireland!
Replies: 7
Views: 137

Re: Hi from Ireland!

We are glad to have you on board, feel free to participate in threads that you find interesting.
by mrgrtt123
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Quitting Coffee - my experience
Replies: 21
Views: 462

Re: Quitting Coffee - my experience

I can't quit drinking coffee but I prefer drinking tea as I find it healthier. I feel amazed by how you have managed to get rid of it. :coffee:
by mrgrtt123
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Is smoking tobacco/ e-ciggarettes a breach of the 5th precept?
Replies: 40
Views: 3319

Re: Is smoking tobacco/ e-ciggarettes a breach of the 5th precept?

I always feel like it is bad when you are consuming something that will affect your health in the future.
by mrgrtt123
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: No amount of alcohol is good for you
Replies: 15
Views: 1191

Re: No amount of alcohol is good for you

Drinking alcohol is not good, a lot of people drink to escape reality but will wake up with a hangover.
by mrgrtt123
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello :)
Replies: 9
Views: 412

Re: Hello :)

Welcome on board, we are glad to have you around. :woohoo:
by mrgrtt123
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: 109-Year-Old Veteran and His Secrets to Life Will Make You Smile
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Re: 109-Year-Old Veteran and His Secrets to Life Will Make You Smile

This is really such an interesting video, and I am so glad that you have to share it with us.
by mrgrtt123
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?
Replies: 229
Views: 34541

Re: Can a Buddhist drink alcohol in moderation?

As for alcohol, then the main problem is not the alcohol itself, or its effects, but whether it then causes you to break your other vows or harm others. You can take a Buddhist vow to not take any intoxicants. If you do that, you will probably restrain from taking alcohol at all in your ordinary lif...
by mrgrtt123
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: US interest in meditation jumps
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: US interest in meditation jumps

Doing yoga helps me ease all the trouble that is in my head.
I can say that this is a good news.
by mrgrtt123
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Can someone help me quit smoking ?
Replies: 13
Views: 796

Re: Can someone help me quit smoking ?

I just got this over the internet and I hope that this steps can help you quit or atleast decrease the number of cigarette that you smoke on a daily basis;

https://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation ... -tips-ever

Keep us posted with the progress and I wish you luck.
by mrgrtt123
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Is it possible to practice compassion in daily life?
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: Is it possible to practice compassion in daily life?

https://zenhabits.net/a-guide-to-cultiv ... practices/

Take time on reading this article you will surely learn a lot.

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama :hug:
by mrgrtt123
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Typing delays
Replies: 6
Views: 296

Re: Typing delays

So far everything works fine on my end. Let us try to wait for the moderators feedback about this concern.
by mrgrtt123
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Monastery Guesthouses
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: Monastery Guesthouses

This is so pretty, I will visiting Bangkok next year and this place should be added on my itinerary. The pictures are from Suan Mokkh near Chaiya. If you wish to visit, (lower) sleeper berth train from Bangkok (is best) or fly to Surat Thani Airport or just get off the bus is you are traveling by b...
by mrgrtt123
Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Monastery Guesthouses
Replies: 6
Views: 1098

Re: Monastery Guesthouses

DooDoot wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:01 pm
Thailand
This is so pretty, I will visiting Bangkok next year and this place should be added on my itinerary.