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by pariyatti
Thu Mar 03, 2011 10:42 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Extinction of Lust Through Chemical Means
Replies: 19
Views: 2853

Re: Extinction of Lust Through Chemical Means

Hello to All:

We are nothing but a chemical lab inside; don't be lazy, do the practice. Also, let us not assume only men 'lust"

Be Well :juggling:
by pariyatti
Sun Aug 15, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: I Believe in Literal Rebirth - Poll
Replies: 229
Views: 14200

Re: I Believe in Literal Rebirth - Poll

Nana, are you Geoff, as in Thanissarro Bhikkhu? If so, I sat with you at InsightMeditationCenter, Redwood City :bow:
by pariyatti
Sat Aug 14, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: I Believe in Literal Rebirth - Poll
Replies: 229
Views: 14200

Re: I Believe in Literal Rebirth - Poll

Didn't the Buddha teach that is has to be seen directly, not taken as a belief? Beliefs are a cause of suffering and a hindrance to awakening. There is a huge difference between being uncertain about what is beyond one's own direct knowledge and claiming to know what is beyond one's own direct know...
by pariyatti
Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: What's the difference between Samadhi and Jhana?
Replies: 57
Views: 9489

Re: What's the difference between Samadhi and Jhana?

:jumping: Buys Anicca a bag of marbles :jumping:
by pariyatti
Mon Aug 09, 2010 2:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhist Futurism
Replies: 15
Views: 1504

Re: Buddhist Futurism

Did the Buddha teach 'consciousness is gendered?'
by pariyatti
Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Having children - affect on practice
Replies: 12
Views: 1275

Re: Having children - affect on practice

:rofl: "All through the day, I Me Mine, I Me Mine, I Me Mine. All through the night, I Me Mine, I Me Mine, I Me Mine." :rofl: Kids teach you day to day the truth of Dukkha and the origin of Dukkha. 18 years gives you plenty of time to practice the Noble Eightfold Path as a living experience! :tongue:
by pariyatti
Sat Aug 07, 2010 7:09 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Alms offering to Monkhood in the morning
Replies: 20
Views: 1259

Re: Alms offering to Monkhood in the morning

Why do we turn away from people begging for food in our day to day life, and yet offer food so easily to those in robes? I was with friends and I decided to give the food I had to several children not to the bhikkhus. Watching people ignore the children begging made me ask, "what is not right with t...