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by 000
Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: What do you sit on?
Replies: 27
Views: 4235

Re: What do you sit on?

I use 2 small throw pillows about 1.5inch thick a piece...as long as my tailbone isnt on the ground then i can sit relatively long i guess.
by 000
Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Does illegal downloading violate the 2nd precept?
Replies: 324
Views: 41724

Re: Does illegal downloading violate the 2nd precept?

It's hard to say. I like to draw up analogies when things like this occur. Your neighbor has an apple tree. You buy an apple from him. Seeds and all. Instead of throwing out the seeds you plant the seeds and in 5 years you have an apple tree of your own. You decide to give away your apples instead ...
by 000
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Does illegal downloading violate the 2nd precept?
Replies: 324
Views: 41724

Re: Does illegal downloading violate the 2nd precept?

Good topic. Yeah ive often aked this aswell because there is a defenite grey area when it come to this. IMO P2P sharing is fine aslong as it isnt something unreleased to the public yet and the uploader is violating the copyright of the original producer. For example i often use the pirate bay to dow...
by 000
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: masturbation what's wrong?
Replies: 535
Views: 92792

Re: masturbation what's wrong?

Interesting thread for me to make my first post on here :) But lust has a special prominence in my practice, so I'm chiming in :thumbsup: I'm sorry for the lack of sutta quotations. I'm relatively new to Theravada after years of Zen, still getting acquainted with all the writings. None of the intel...