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by buddho99
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Mindfulness in daily life: 'Best practices'
Replies: 23
Views: 5793

Re: Mindfulness in daily life: 'Best practices'

bodom wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:19 pm
I have always found these suggestions from Bhante G. very helful:

Chapter 15

Meditation In Everyday Life


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:anjali:
There is quite a lot of solid content in this book for "beginners". Thank you for quoting this passage, it was a much appreciated reminder.
by buddho99
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Is there some proof that my karma can become better and so i can experience that in this life i living now?
Replies: 13
Views: 1388

Re: Is there some proof that my karma can become better and so i can experience that in this life i living now?

char101 wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:10 am
No.Your present kamma is just the ice tip. Your past kamma is the iceberg, it is much larger and it has much more effect on the general state of your life.

Source ?
by buddho99
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: about 3rd precept
Replies: 33
Views: 2064

Re: about 3rd precept

From what I understand: your partner does need to have reached the age of consent but it is not what "those protected by their parents" mean. In many countries, a young woman (man also, maybe? not sure) who is living with her parents might not have their blessing to have have sexual relations with o...
by buddho99
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Advices for investing money.
Replies: 24
Views: 2257

Re: Advices for investing money.

chownah : thank you for this post, very interesting read :) Ok, to labour the point. Is possibly not having enough money in a future a problem.? solved by getting money? What exactly is enough. If you have enough why have more.? The suggestion is that to spend on things that spread the dhamma is in ...
by buddho99
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Advices for investing money.
Replies: 24
Views: 2257

Re: Advices for investing money.

Thank you DooDoot and Kim. Very interesting takes and it's helping me thinking about the situation. Also thank you Bhante, very good ideas and reminders. "I won't ever be short of money." - ?, are you certain The way to ensure a bright future is - not equate it with having or not having money - the ...
by buddho99
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Advices for investing money.
Replies: 24
Views: 2257

Advices for investing money.

Hi, I have been saving money for a long time and a lot of it is in different mutual funds. I chose them with ROI in mind (making the most money out of them). But I've been thinking for some time that I should move the money. I don't mind investing in something I'd consider neutral (like.. let's say ...
by buddho99
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Breaking the 5th precept. How it leads to suffering
Replies: 13
Views: 1651

Re: Breaking the 5th precept. How it leads to suffering

Great post, thank you DooDoot.
by buddho99
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What type of sickness Buddha had over lifetimes ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1223

Re: What type of sickness Buddha had over lifetimes ?

Dhammanando wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:44 pm
buddho99 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:22 am
Can someone explain why the Buddha would suffer from slander ? :thanks:
Just click on the link that I posted earlier.
Indeed, silly me. Thank you Bhante!
by buddho99
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What type of sickness Buddha had over lifetimes ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1223

Re: What type of sickness Buddha had over lifetimes ?

Can someone explain why the Buddha would suffer from slander ? :thanks:
by buddho99
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Poll: the most difficult precept for you?
Replies: 11
Views: 3672

Re: Poll: the most difficult precept for you?

Thank you Bhante.
by buddho99
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Poll: the most difficult precept for you?
Replies: 11
Views: 3672

Re: Poll: the most difficult precept for you?

What is the definition or honor in this sutta? Why and how is it an obstacle (the other two I understand)?