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by contemplating
Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 680523

Re: Word Association Game

Untamed
by contemplating
Sun Aug 10, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 680523

Re: Word Association Game

Future
by contemplating
Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Question about Karma
Replies: 23
Views: 1152

Re: Question about Karma

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...
by contemplating
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 680523

Re: Word Association Game

searching
by contemplating
Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 680523

Re: Word Association Game

formless
by contemplating
Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: cultivating concentration
Replies: 2
Views: 648

Re: cultivating concentration

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...
by contemplating
Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Minimalist living
Replies: 44
Views: 3127

Re: Minimalist living

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...
by contemplating
Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:29 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 680523

Re: Word Association Game

flame
by contemplating
Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 680523

Re: Word Association Game

risk
by contemplating
Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Tips for job behavior
Replies: 5
Views: 1277

Re: Tips for job behavior

always remain mindful of what you are doing.. "Is this useful to the path?" .. Your thoughts, actions, speech, etc.
by contemplating
Tue Sep 24, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Who is Mara?
Replies: 2
Views: 845

Who is Mara?

A personification of unskillful activities?

Some kind of actual deva?
by contemplating
Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: your home altar/shrine
Replies: 180
Views: 60092

Re: your home altar/shrine

I don't have a shrine room, altar or shrine - am I missing out on anything?
by contemplating
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is Theravada straightforward?
Replies: 24
Views: 2870

Re: Is Theravada straightforward?

Perhaps I was getting a little off topic with my questions - apologies.
by contemplating
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: repeated questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: repeated questions

I like to use Google to search websites/forums.

for example you enter this into Google for dhamma wheel:

site:dhammawheel.com "search term goes here"
by contemplating
Wed Jan 02, 2013 4:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is Theravada straightforward?
Replies: 24
Views: 2870

Re: Is Theravada straightforward?

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...