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by befriend
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Working with grief
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Working with grief

Is satipatthana the only way to heal grief?
by befriend
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Is it possible to practice compassion in daily life?
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: Is it possible to practice compassion in daily life?

If there is someone creating difficulty for you realize they will suffer from expressing their defilements then you can have equanimity towards them knowing mundane right view is that all beings are heirs to their kamma. If you are suffering think may all beings be free from the aversion I am suffer...
by befriend
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to eliminate the conceit ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1091

Re: How to eliminate the conceit ?

Cultivating The perception of impermanence
by befriend
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: the present moment
Replies: 7
Views: 847

Re: the present moment

Is this what some Thai forest ajahns mean when they say the teachings are in your heart?
by befriend
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: the present moment
Replies: 7
Views: 847

the present moment

Is it possible to learn Buddhism by being in the present moment? When I sit still and rest my mind I realize there are a lot of teachings come up like impermanence, unconditional love, contentment, joy, knowing what thoughts are wholesome or unwholesome. There are no problems in the present moment m...
by befriend
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: I give up
Replies: 42
Views: 1046

Re: I give up

Hi zom, what does one practice in order to get to the level of being able to do vipassana?
by befriend
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Loving kindness developed for 7 years
Replies: 12
Views: 1965

Re: Loving kindness developed for 7 years

please attain stream winner! Or become a human again! https://discourse.suttacentral.net/uplo ... 9994d7.pdf
by befriend
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: I give up
Replies: 42
Views: 1046

Re: I give up

Thanks for all the nice replies and good advice 😀
by befriend
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: I give up
Replies: 42
Views: 1046

Re: I give up

I really admire you guys and have helped teach me Dhamma and I love buddha for showing the truth but my mind can't handle religion. I'm going to skateboard and learn and exercise my mind.
by befriend
Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: I give up
Replies: 42
Views: 1046

Re: I give up

That's psychosis in a bottle to someone with a mental illness like me.
by befriend
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: I give up
Replies: 42
Views: 1046

I give up

Can't do mindfulness I'll go insane can't do metta I'll go to hell. Time to be a normal person.
by befriend
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Loving kindness developed for 7 years
Replies: 12
Views: 1965

Re: Loving kindness developed for 7 years

If a deva or brahma had the right kamma at his moment of death couldn't he be reborn as a human? As a juxtaposition if some devas and brahmas aren't stream winners or bodhissatvas wouldn't that mean they will all be reborn in a woeful plane in there next life?
by befriend
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Loving kindness developed for 7 years
Replies: 12
Views: 1965

Re: Loving kindness developed for 7 years

Venerable Dhammanando I find it odd that there are competing opinions. If a run of the mill person practices even the noble eightfold path but does not attain stream entry there is still the possibility of them going to hell even after practicing the 8 fold path on earth. There is no guarantee of wh...