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by befriend
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

Sorry to the people who already said this I just wasn't understanding it.
by befriend
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

Incorporating the The four noble truths, dependent origination and the three marks of existence into the practice makes the path lead out of samsara and not just stuck in it.
by befriend
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

Loving kindness compassion lead onward to nibbana but are mundane. Giving is mundane but leads to nibbana.
by befriend
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

There is two kinds of right view mundane and noble mundane is kamma vipaka noble is the four noble truths.
by befriend
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

I don't understand what any of this means.
by befriend
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

I read somewhere vipassana is so meritorious it leads you out of samsara maybe this is what is meant by world transcending.
by befriend
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

Re: World transcending kamma

SteRo wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:42 pm
Does your question mean "How is kamma transformed into a kamma that transcends the world?"
Yes
by befriend
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: World transcending kamma
Replies: 15
Views: 310

World transcending kamma

What makes kamma world transcending kamma?
by befriend
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Monastics and suicide
Replies: 501
Views: 11148

Re: Monastics and suicide

See for yourself for me and millions of others practicing the 8 fold path is a source of happiness
by befriend
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Monastics and suicide
Replies: 501
Views: 11148

Re: Monastics and suicide

There's nothing wrong with theravadan Buddhism because a monastic took his life.
by befriend
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Brahmachariya
Replies: 43
Views: 1066

Re: Brahmachariya

Does anyone have any experience with not indulging in any sexual activity for lengthy periods of time. I've heard that sexual energy is the most powerful energy in the world and lust is very powerful I imagine if i renounced all sexual activity this could greatly enhance my practice I'm sure it wou...
by befriend
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Brahmachariya
Replies: 43
Views: 1066

Brahmachariya

Does anyone have any experience with not indulging in any sexual activity for lengthy periods of time. I've heard that sexual energy is the most powerful energy in the world and lust is very powerful I imagine if i renounced all sexual activity this could greatly enhance my practice I'm sure it woul...
by befriend
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: /study-psychiatric-diagnoses-are-scientifically-meaningless
Replies: 16
Views: 754

Re: /study-psychiatric-diagnoses-are-scientifically-meaningless

I could ask 5 different doctors what my diagnosis is and get 5 different answers. My teacher said if you keep making good kamma you will meet the right doctor and find the right medicine and she was right i made good kamma and am now on helpful medicine.
by befriend
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Circumstances vs How we react to them
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Circumstances vs How we react to them

That raises a good point one of the five remembrances is that I am of the nature to grow old have disease be separated from my loves nature to die and heir to my kamma. This saying wasn't very helpful to be honest when I was suffering from schizophrenia I thought mainly this is just part of life whi...