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- Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:27 pm
- Forum: Connections to Other Paths
- Topic: Question about Karma
- Replies: 23
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although my understanding is that our present experience is not necessarily a result of old karma because in the moment exists the ability to change one's mind and body via skillful thought and action. It's a combination of past and current action aka past and current karma....whether it is old kar...
- Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:12 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
- Topic: cultivating concentration
- Replies: 2
- Views: 662
being mindful of the breath, and the mind itself throughout the day in whatever you happen to be doing will have direct implications in your meditation practice. I recommend listening to some of Thanissaro Bhikku's talks on the breath and mindfulness in general. Also Ajaan Lee has written some excel...
Does living minimally make one a better person? Does being a better person mean you will be a more minimal liver? chownah Living minimally, or simply, does not mean one will be a better person but when you start practicing and are in accord with the dhamma I think you begin to realize that there ar...
- Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:23 am
- Forum: General Theravāda discussion
- Topic: Is Theravada straightforward?
- Replies: 24
- Views: 2902
Hi contemplating, This is an interesting part of the question. Are those descriptions really any more than "fingers pointing at the moon"? There are certainly these apparently straight-forward statements in the Suttas that people spend years arguing over. And the commentaries report details of expe...