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by chethinie
Wed Dec 31, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Pure Dhamma as proclaimed by Gauthama Buddha
Replies: 0
Views: 1132

Pure Dhamma as proclaimed by Gauthama Buddha

Dear Friends There are very insightful Dhamma Discussions conducted by Most Venerable Mahanuwara Wajirabuddhi Thero (in Sinhala Language) and Publications (In English and Sinhala languages) available in this site : http://path-to-nibbana.org" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; With Mettha,
by chethinie
Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Pen pals
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Re: Pen pals

Hi John :-)

Did you receive my email sent to you on Monday?

Chethinie
by chethinie
Wed May 07, 2014 7:34 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Two living Arahants - are they same or different?
Replies: 15
Views: 1264

Re: Two living Arahants - are they same or different?

Hi Sarath, From the very limited knowledge I have and from what I have understood so far, I think Two living Arahants are not the same. I might be wrong, but this is how I see it so far :-) An arahanth means, a person who has gained a full insight into the true nature of things. In simple terms, the...
by chethinie
Fri May 02, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Right Mindfulness.
Replies: 28
Views: 3588

Re: Right Mindfulness.

Hello, Yes, I certainly agree with you and this is how I try (TRY !) to cultivate mindfulness in my daily life too. right mindfulness should start from our ordinary day to day life as you have explained and if you really practise it, at the end of the day if you review what you have done, you have a...
by chethinie
Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Sakkya Ditthi / Self belief
Replies: 16
Views: 1218

Re: Sakkya Ditthi / Self belief

Hi everone,

Thank you very much for all your very helpful feedback. You've all have been so helpfull!

Kind wishes,
Chethinie
by chethinie
Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Sakkya Ditthi / Self belief
Replies: 16
Views: 1218

Sakkya Ditthi / Self belief

Hi,

I'm trying to understand what is meant by Sakkaya Ditthi. Could anyone of you please explain it to me in simple terms? or perhaps give me reading references please?

Thank you very much.
by chethinie
Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Translation - Help
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Re: Translation - Help

Thank you Very much !
by chethinie
Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Translation - Help
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Translation - Help

What is the Direct English translation of the Pali word Brahmachari? Does this Pali word have other synonym words in Pali as well?
by chethinie
Thu Apr 03, 2014 7:10 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali language
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Re: Pali language

But I thought Buddha spoke Magada Language ...
by chethinie
Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali language
Replies: 2
Views: 728

Pali language

Hi,

Is there a specific reason why Pali was used to write Buddhism? Is it true that Pali language do not have synonyms (two or more meanings for a word)
by chethinie
Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Why Kusala is more powerful than Akusala?
Replies: 11
Views: 3525

Re: Wh Kusala is more powerful than Akusala?

We are fortunate indeed :smile:
by chethinie
Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Fourfold pleasure of a layman
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: Fourfold pleasure of a layman

Thank you Waterchan!! :smile:
by chethinie
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: To Understand The Old Kamma
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Re: To Understand The Old Kamma

:thumbsup: Thank you for shairing !
by chethinie
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Fourfold pleasure of a layman
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Re: Fourfold pleasure of a layman

Thank you very much Stephen K :smile:
by chethinie
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Fourfold pleasure of a layman
Replies: 4
Views: 783

Fourfold pleasure of a layman

Hello Friends,

Does anybody know this Sutta – Pattakammavagga Sutta? It is supposed be in the Anguttara Nikiya (AII, 69). This is where the Buddha preached to Anathapindika on the 04 fold pleasure of a laymen. I need help to find the sutta please.

Thank you,
Chethinie
by chethinie
Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Doubt
Replies: 2
Views: 414

Doubt

Hello :smile: I know of someone who is always negative minded when it comes to trusting people. Very reluctant to trust people in the first instance... I would like to know if there is a reference to Buddha's teaching for people like this or about doubting people unnecessarily. Would appreciate your...
by chethinie
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: five precepts and ten Demeritorious Deeds
Replies: 23
Views: 1617

Re: five precepts and ten Demeritorious Deeds

Hello all, Thank you very much for the very insightful feedback. Personally I do not consume alcohol nor do any of my family members. It’s just that I’m trying to understand everything clearly and as such my questions on this. Thank you Culaavuso for the detailed references. It’s now clear that the ...
by chethinie
Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: five precepts and ten Demeritorious Deeds
Replies: 23
Views: 1617

five precepts and ten Demeritorious Deeds

Hi, Just wondering why the 05th precept - Refraining from self-intoxication through alcohol or drugs are not listed in the ten demeritourious deeds... What do you think? Chethinie Ten Demeritorious Deeds (Dasa Akusala Kamma) Through Bodily Action: 1. Panatipata - Killing 2. Adinnadana - Stealing 3. ...
by chethinie
Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why?
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Why?

Hello,
I am curious to know why all the Buddhas were and will be born in India/Nepal? Is there any specific reason for it?

Thanks for any feedback :smile:

Chethinie
by chethinie
Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Transfering merits to the departed
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Transfering merits to the departed

Hi everybody, I understand that the best way ever that you can show your respect and gratitude for a departed one is to do some meritorious deeds and then transfer the merits to her/him/them. Did Buddha say, if we need to give merits to someone in particular, we could say her/his name and they will ...