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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, May you all be peaceful...
Replies: 29
Views: 1624

Re: Hello, May you all be peaceful...

Sundays will be my DW days.

Thanks & Metta
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Can Upekkha Vedana become Tanha?
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Re: Can Upekkha Vedana become Tanha?

SarathW wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:10 pm
Can Upekkha Vedana become Tanha?
Interesting topic worth reviving for discussions, imo, even though too deep for me.
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Mingun Jetawan Sayādaw: Can an Extinct Bhikkhunī Sangha Be Revived?
Replies: 4
Views: 433

Re: Mingun Jetawan Sayādaw: Can an Extinct Bhikkhunī Sangha Be Revived?

https://snfwrenms.wordpress.com/2011/09/21/mingun-jetawan-sayadaw-can-an-extinct-bhikkhuni-sangha-be-revived/ Mingun Jetavan Sayādaw: Can an Extinct Bhikkhunī Sangha Be Revived? ... ... https://snfwrenms.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/mingun-sayadaw.jpg The photo captioned "Mingun Jetavan Sayādaw" in ...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Is Buddha story a folklore?
Replies: 1
Views: 1023

Re: Is Buddha story a folklore?

Buddha, & suttas are as real & correct as one's Dhamma allows.
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: What exactly was this Ajahn Chah qoute?
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: What exactly was this Ajahn Chah qoute?

http://i.imgur.com/jgb9MFr.jpg I recall it as going something like this: "Don't be someone, don't be a Sotapanna...(etc) ... ... Found two versions: “Don’t be an arahant, don’t be a bodhisattva, don’t be anything at all. If you are an arahant you will suffer, if you are a bodhisattva you will suffe...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Mara
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Mara

http://i.imgur.com/jgb9MFr.jpg You Just Create Mara Yourself Mara* exists when we want things good or to get, Even wanting to die Mara exists most peculiarly, Because the grasping of “ME” is so excessive Desire in all its guises never falls into disuse. If there's no wanting to get or be anything H...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Finding something someone has lost
Replies: 14
Views: 219

Re: Finding something someone has lost

The Venerable Ledi Sayadaw wrote : "Restraint from taking what is not given means abstaining from taking, with intention to steal, living beings or non living articles which have an owner, removing or appropriating them without the owner’s consent either by physical effort or by inciting another to...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Mara
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Mara

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Appearing in female forms, they even tried to trouble the Buddha; insignificant, but, what a nuisance. :lol:



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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The relation about Dhamma and reality itself
Replies: 104
Views: 1431

Re: The relation about Dhamma and reality itself

There are ultimate realities, called dhammas. Speaking of dhammas and reality, of the points mentioned below, each and every one is correct, simultaneously, in its own way. Dhammas are: entirely objective entirely subjective personally real impersonally real Reality is entirely personal. entirely i...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The relation about Dhamma and reality itself
Replies: 104
Views: 1431

Re: The relation about Dhamma and reality itself

There are ultimate realities, called dhammas. Speaking of dhammas and reality, of the points mentioned below, each and every one is correct, simultaneously, in its own way. Dhammas are: entirely objective entirely subjective personally real impersonally real Reality is entirely personal. entirely im...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Can you see the Dependent Origination within you in in this life itself?
Replies: 22
Views: 1113

Re: Can you see the Dependent Origination within you in in this life itself?

Good thread.

I haven't voted, because the phrase "within you" makes the question un-answerable, at least for me.
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Mara
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Mara

n traditional Buddhism, four metaphorical forms of "māra" are given:[6] Kleśa-māra, or Māra as the embodiment of all unskillful emotions, such as greed, hate and delusion. Mṛtyu-māra, or Māra as death. Skandha-māra, or Māra as metaphor for the entirety of conditioned existence. Devaputra-māra, the ...