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by John1122
Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dhamma Ending Age
Replies: 49
Views: 4779

Re: Dhamma Ending Age

Thanks
by John1122
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: daydreams
Replies: 10
Views: 1177

Re: daydreams

Maybe your missing or forgetting something at the point of contact?
by John1122
Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: What are virtues?
Replies: 7
Views: 2184

Re: What are virtues?

generosity, morality, renunciation, wisdom, energy, patience, truthfulness, determination, loving-kindness, equanimity.
by John1122
Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Samadhi (best English translation?)
Replies: 127
Views: 29181

Re: Samadhi (best English translation?)

Would there be an opposite to samadhi like distraction or division?
by John1122
Thu May 30, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Finding dhamma friends?
Replies: 11
Views: 2934

Re: Finding dhamma friends?

You can do what the Buddha did before Buddhists existed which would have been to build knowledge understanding and just talk with people.
by John1122
Thu May 30, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: spiritual friends
Replies: 7
Views: 878

Re: spiritual friends

Thanks for the info Cooran
by John1122
Tue May 28, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Seeking Understanding of Chanting
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Re: Seeking Understanding of Chanting

Thanks for all the info very helpful.
by John1122
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Education vs Entertainment?
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Re: Education vs Entertainment?

en·ter·tain·ment (ntr-tnmnt) n. 1. The act of entertaining. 2. The art or field of entertaining. 3. Something that amuses, pleases, or diverts, especially a performance or show. 4. The pleasure afforded by being entertained; amusement: The comedian performed for our entertainment. 5. Archaic Mainten...
by John1122
Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Education vs Entertainment?
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Education vs Entertainment?

What do the suttas consider to be the difference between education and entertainment?
by John1122
Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Entertainment vs Education?
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Entertainment vs Education?

What do the suttas consider to be the difference between education and entertainment?
by John1122
Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Be able to search for people living in same area?
Replies: 10
Views: 1634

Re: Be able to search for people living in same area?

Good idea maybe you could create a group and advertise it.
by John1122
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Your favorite historical teachers
Replies: 30
Views: 8271

Re: Your favorite historical teachers

Nāgasena. Is one that comes to mind.
by John1122
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Samadhi (best English translation?)
Replies: 127
Views: 29181

Re: Samadhi (best English translation?)

I've heard it translated as discipline among many other things.
by John1122
Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Grandchildren of the Buddha
Replies: 12
Views: 1451

Re: Grandchildren of the Buddha

didn't the Buddha renounce his fathers lineage?
by John1122
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: singularity of perception?
Replies: 2
Views: 493

singularity of perception?

"There are beings with diversity of body and singularity of perception, such as the devas of the Brahma hosts generated by the first [jhana] and some beings in the four realms of deprivation. This is the second station of consciousness. [2] DN 15 PTS: D ii 55 Maha-nidana Sutta: The Great Causes Disc...
by John1122
Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Mind-made Body. Thoughts?
Replies: 13
Views: 1530

The Mind-made Body. Thoughts?

The Mind-made Body "With his mind thus concentrated, purified, and bright, unblemished, free from defects, pliant, malleable, steady, and attained to imperturbability, he directs and inclines it to creating a mind-made body. From this body he creates another body, endowed with form, made of the mind...
by John1122
Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Is a UK student loan considered debt
Replies: 85
Views: 10984

Re: Is a UK student loan considered debt

Lets just consider some of the people the Buddha allowed to ordain as monks. How about this one for starters Angulimala?
by John1122
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from North Carolina!
Replies: 9
Views: 1232

Re: Hello from North Carolina!

welcome.
by John1122
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Okinawa
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Re: Hello from Okinawa

Welcome.
by John1122
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, everyone
Replies: 10
Views: 1493

Re: Hello, everyone

Welcome to the boards.