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by Dhammanando
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: The 3rd precept for lay person
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: The 3rd precept for lay person

Endnotes to Cabezón's article.
Cabezón, Endnotes.pdf
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by Dhammanando
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: The 3rd precept for lay person
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: The 3rd precept for lay person

There seem to be (from my rather limited view) a difference between Theravada and Mahayana definition as many past masters and authors of mahayana texts were also concerned with improper time, space, method of sex and etc.. However, this does not really seem to be present in the Pali? Those strictu...
by Dhammanando
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is it wholesome to eat unfertilised eggs?
Replies: 29
Views: 301

Re: Is it wholesome to eat unfertilised eggs?

Srilankaputra wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:11 am
(especially about eating cow placenta).
Like me, Chownah lives in the north of Thailand where boiled cow's afterbirth (tôm hók wua) is considered quite a delicacy.

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by Dhammanando
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Appropriate way of writing verse 204?
Replies: 5
Views: 111

Re: Appropriate way of writing verse 204?

Among the several variant readings, the one you give in your post has been favoured by most modern Dhammapada editors, on the grounds of its conformity to pathyā siloka, the Dhammapada's dominant metre.
by Dhammanando
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

Venerable, 14th century is estimated one thousand eight hundred years after death of the Buddha . We are talking about pre Buddha . That's beside the point, for I didn't say "a 14th century English society", but "a society that was stratified like 14th century England". I could (and probably should...
by Dhammanando
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

But there were distinction between both india and England where those English prioress, nun, nun's priests, monk, friar, clerk, parson, pardoner and their canon in No Way resemble the ancient Brahmins teachings . There is a resemblance inasmuch as both groups are the key figures in the established ...
by Dhammanando
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

I remember the texts were mentioning that in ancient Buddha era there were caste classes at such time and society which include Brahmins and Kshatriyas , thus it is clear the Buddha was referring to india . Many known societies have had counterparts to the four varṇas. For example, if 14th century ...
by Dhammanando
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Seeking contact email of Ven. Pannobhasa
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Seeking contact email of Ven. Pannobhasa

Hi Bhante,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

The address Ven. Paññobhāsa gave on his old blog is nippapanca(at)gmail(dot)com

If this isn't current, then you could try leaving him a comment on his new blog:

http://politicallyincorrectdharma.blogspot.com/
by Dhammanando
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

Probably , but surely according to the text the Buddha were pointing to india especially . He was pointing to Roseapple Island – a name for the quarter of the human realm that's visible to us and in which Buddhas appear, as opposed to the other three quarters that are invisible to us and in which t...
by Dhammanando
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Vajrapani in Pali Canon
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Vajrapani in Pali Canon

According to Bhikkhu Sujato's translation at Sutta central, its "Vajirapani" in DN3 (with an i between the j and r), and not Vajra pani. The Theravāda and Mahāyāna Vajrapāṇi conceptions are both derived from the Vedic deity Indra. The different spellings are simply owing to the fact that in Pali yo...
by Dhammanando
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

Venerable , that doesn't mean the Buddha origins came from Thai ethnic , Japanese race or an African ! It does appear that the Buddha of previous era all came from India . Surely what it means is that the fact that their names are preserved in Pali provides no clue at all as to where they flourishe...
by Dhammanando
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Vajrapani in Pali Canon
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: Vajrapani in Pali Canon

The only other occurrence is in the Cūḷasaccakasutta.

https://legacy.suttacentral.net/en/mn35
by Dhammanando
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

Do you find it strange where the name of all the Buddha does not have something like Dae Jung , Kovit , Alex , Putin , Shiva , Orgyen and Aung ? No stranger than the fact that Ānanda becomes "Anon" in Thai and "Kun dga' bo" in Tibetan, or that Mahākassapa becomes "Da Jia She" in Chinese. If a text ...
by Dhammanando
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Buddhas before Lord Tanhankara

salayatananirodha wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:09 pm
does the buddhavamsa not contradict the earlier suttas which list seven buddhas
The Buddhavaṃsa is based on a much longer time frame than the ninety-one aeons of the Mahāpadānasutta and Āṭānāṭiya Suttas.
by Dhammanando
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: 5 precepts
Replies: 9
Views: 511

Re: 5 precepts

Does anyone know what the other four are? The opposites of stealing lying sexual misconduct and drinking and drugs are? Killing: "with the rod and weapon laid aside, conscientious and kindly, dwelling compassionate toward all living beings." Stealing: "accepting only what is given, expecting only w...