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by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .
Replies: 7
Views: 1217

Re: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .

My doctor was bad . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .
Replies: 7
Views: 1217

Re: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .

Twenty years ago, I was punched in the head at martial arts, in Aalborg, Denmark, and I heard a voice, shouting at me, ' I Am evil ', I fell back and, when I hit the wood floor, I heard some glass, or mirror break . . I looked up, and saw black, writhing snakes on my stomach, ' in ' it, and then I b...
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: About Buddhist hell . .
Replies: 26
Views: 3544

About Buddhist hell . .

I have this idea what Christian hell looks like, but are there pictures, or descriptions of Buddhist hell, that are reliable, from Buddha, or good sources . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What does straightforward in speech mean?
Replies: 5
Views: 802

Re: What does straightforward in speech mean?

It means, be sincere, honest and, decent . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: What happends if i drink alcohol?
Replies: 20
Views: 1826

Re: What happends if i drink alcohol?

Your mind becomes hazy, concentrations fall, and you get drunk, inebriated . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: How did the Buddha become tempted, beneath Bodhi . .
Replies: 5
Views: 879

How did the Buddha become tempted, beneath Bodhi . .

I would like to ask, what was the way Buddha was tempted under Bodhi . . I saw movie, with Christ tempted, in the desert, it was a snake, in the movie . .

Did Buddha do the same, or was it another animal . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Using the Mala beads in original way . .
Replies: 5
Views: 912

Using the Mala beads in original way . .

Okay, I have bought some Mala beads, and read original Buddha said to a king, to make such beads, and recite the Three Jewels . . That is, I go to the Buddha for refuge . . I go to the Dharma for refuge . . I go to the Sangha for refuge . . If I say that 108 times, as many beads on the mala, is this...
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: A beginner problem . .
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Re: A beginner problem . .

I read Buddha told some man, to make the beads, and recite the Three Jewels . .

Wiki says it's this . .

Buddham sharanam Gacchami

Dhammam Sharanam Gacchami

Sangham Sharanam Gacchami

What does that mean . . :)
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: A big problem . .
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: A big problem . .

Yes, but I got lonely, I guess I thought Sangha meant find some other practicioners, and practice together, help eachother . . :(
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .
Replies: 7
Views: 1217

Re: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .

Thanks, Good times . .:)
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: A big problem . .
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: A big problem . .

I studied Buddhism for ten years, and they said it was important to have Buddha, the Dhamma ( dharma ) and, a sangha, a religious community . . Because there are no big temples in Denmark, I felt I should join a Church, but feel bad about it . . In the end, I decided it was more important to try an...
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: A big problem . .
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: A big problem . .

SarathW wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:40 am
I have many temples where I live.
Perhaps I have been to the temple only once last year for some occasion.
My virtual temple is Dhamma Wheel.
Hmm, you can get a Virtual Temple . . I need that . . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: A big problem . .
Replies: 13
Views: 564

Re: A big problem . .

Lay life is amazing, when you have the Buddha, and love, honor . .

I further those in meditation, deep prayer and, so on . . It's really good, really works . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: A beginner problem . .
Replies: 2
Views: 738

A beginner problem . .

I want to start saying a Theravada Mala prayer . . Which is the oldest one, or the most used one, among Theravada monks . .
by jbrooks79
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .
Replies: 7
Views: 1217

Re: Hi, Danish Theravade Buddhist . .

When I followed the teachings of the Buddha, to overcome bad karma, I got better, felt better . . That's my story, my life . . Has Buddhism ever done something grand, for you, something big, like saving your life, from mental problems, suffering, etc etc . . <3 It took me a long time to realize the ...