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by thepea
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 209
Views: 9300

Re: Coronavirus

Hearing that the people dying from the virus are not producing antibodies. Their bodies are not recognizing this virus as a threat. Similar when people are given hepatitis shots, some simply do not produce antibodies. For most, the body does produce and they fight this virus and have immunity. Some ...
by thepea
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 209
Views: 9300

Re: Coronavirus?

Being skeptical in nature, does anyone here feel that the global economy is reaching a critical point and that the powers that be are simply using this virus as a way to spread global fear and that this spring we will see a global bailout of epic magnitude? Flu will pass as normal but societies bac...
by thepea
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 209
Views: 9300

Re: Coronavirus?

Time for big tree to fall.
by thepea
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 209
Views: 9300

Re: Coronavirus?

Being skeptical in nature, does anyone here feel that the global economy is reaching a critical point and that the powers that be are simply using this virus as a way to spread global fear and that this spring we will see a global bailout of epic magnitude? Flu will pass as normal but societies back...
by thepea
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?
Replies: 24
Views: 1612

Re: How do Buddhists get rid of ants and other pests and insects?

Invite my mom for a visit. She is Christian and doesn’t seem to have this issue. Lol 😆
by thepea
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is Theravada's perspective on this kind of meditation?
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: What is Theravada's perspective on this kind of meditation?

If you are aware of an object and aware of that awareness of the object why do you stop there? Why aren't you aware of the awareness of the awareness of the object and then aware of the awareness of the awareness of the awareness of the object and then ... etc. ? Are there only two levels of awaren...
by thepea
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

Sometimes people notice that I am happy for no reason they say you look happy I say it's because of my Buddhist practice or they ask how I'm doing and I say I Am very happy then I say because I follow the eight gold path then They ask what is that. People will ask about your happy face and then you...
by thepea
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

SDC wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:30 pm
Ceisiwr wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:19 pm
:focus:
Yes.

All these personal tidbits are just terrific (really swell), but there is an actual topic at hand here. So let's get back to it. Thanks.
I think it’s the personal tidbits that are brilliant and bang on topic.
Pushing buttons and annoying people seems the norm here.
by thepea
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

we cant teach because we are not anagami atleast. i think only monks can teach even if they dont acheive anagami because they do lots of study and follow rules of vinnaya. layman teaching is dangerous who knows. I know. Your 100% wrong. ok go and teach if u feel right. i have nothing to say. There ...
by thepea
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

confusedlayman wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:41 am
we cant teach because we are not anagami atleast. i think only monks can teach even if they dont acheive anagami because they do lots of study and follow rules of vinnaya. layman teaching is dangerous who knows.
I know.
Your 100% wrong.
by thepea
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

I think if you read my posts and do the opposite you’ll be rite. :rofl:
by thepea
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is Theravada's perspective on this kind of meditation?
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: What is Theravada's perspective on this kind of meditation?

If you are aware of an object and aware of that awareness of the object why do you stop there? Why aren't you aware of the awareness of the awareness of the object and then aware of the awareness of the awareness of the awareness of the object and then ... etc. ? Are there only two levels of awaren...
by thepea
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

Back down Aloka your crossing a line. Don’t make this sexual. And you are being rude!!! Back down from being rude yourself Pea, You know nothing about it and we're talking about teachers who have helped me with my practice and who I deeply respect. Additionally. one can count the female members on ...
by thepea
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?
Replies: 91
Views: 2659

Re: How to talk to people about buddhism the right way?

Neither do I follow the Mahayana nor do I follow the Theravada nor do I follow eternalist teachings disguised as Theravada. So ... But since you are a former vajrayana practitioner it is 'natural' that you are attracted to eternalist teachings. But no problem, every individual sphere of experience ...
by thepea
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Monastics and suicide
Replies: 615
Views: 35027

Re: Monastics and suicide

What is “ A bad memory” ? In dhamma there is no bad memory. There is craving and aversion, we are to cultivate meta and loving kindness towards past traumas. Compassion and forgiveness soften and allow us to penetrate and explore these past traumas. Wisdom will arise and these past traumas will los...