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by AryaSravaka
Wed May 04, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is there an order I should be studying this material?
Replies: 6
Views: 756

Re: Is there an order I should be studying this material?

Hello there! I own a few books, and I will list them here.: 1) In the Buddha's Words 2) Mindfulness in Plain English 3) Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English 4) A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma 5) Living Dharma The rest are mostly those modern books that talk on social issues, scientific, etc. No...
by AryaSravaka
Sun May 30, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: When exactly does stream entry occur?
Replies: 13
Views: 1528

Re: When exactly does stream entry occur?

I understand the factors needed to attain sotapanna (stream-entrant), but I'm curious under what circumstances it happens. Does it always occur during meditation? Could it occur while one is studying a Dhamma text? Could it occur during reflection on the Dhamma, outside of meditating or studying? A...
by AryaSravaka
Sun May 23, 2010 2:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Daily Dhamma Drops from Ceylon!
Replies: 2825
Views: 395237

Re: Daily Dhamma Drops from Ceylon!

Dear Venerable Sir,
u are a great monk. Where is your location in sri lanka. Island hermitage ? Miitirigala ? Mahamevna? your posts are very inspiring. may u achieve liberation in this life time

saadhu
by AryaSravaka
Sun May 23, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A Buddhist Time Machine
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: A Buddhist Time Machine

Lord samma sambuddha will look at the nature of your mind and tell very few words and u will be an arhat within seconds if u got that right.

the greatest teacher - buddha :D
by AryaSravaka
Sun May 23, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Layman Arahant
Replies: 45
Views: 7625

Re: Layman Arahant

There is an interesting essay by Piya Tan: Layman Saints . Basically it shows how the view that an arahant must be a monk or die shortly is not necessarily true. I'd like to hear some educated opinions about it. Lay person can be an Anagami /Non returner Only a bhikku can become an arhat. Source - ...
by AryaSravaka
Sun May 23, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: My mother
Replies: 5
Views: 611

Re: My mother

Hey guys My mother is an alcoholic and we as a family are at our wits end with tryin to get her help. I heard a mans story on the telly about this and i need to know more. Kind regards Shelly if she is into christianity u can take her to church and let her feel the religious bliss.. or u can take h...
by AryaSravaka
Sun May 23, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Maitreya
Replies: 23
Views: 2717

Re: Maitreya

i found this in wikipedia, is this also in theravada belief and if so, are there any references or links? Maitreya (Sanskrit), Metteyya (Pāli), or Jampa (Tibetan), is a future Buddha of this world in Buddhist eschatology. In some Buddhist literature, such as the Amitabha Sutra and the Lotus Sutra, ...