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by denise
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Levitation during meditation
Replies: 21
Views: 699

Re: Levitation during meditation

hello all....just wondering....if a person could defy gravity, would they not fly off the planet into space?...would that be ascension? :thinking:
by denise
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: What effects of drinking a zip coca cola has?
Replies: 34
Views: 1359

Re: What effects of drinking a zip coca cola has?

hello all.... also beware of diet cola if you are arthritic .....makes some people ache more....don't know the dynamics though...
by denise
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: lice
Replies: 51
Views: 2859

Re: lice

hello all...anyone remember the story of the old master standing in the hot sun perfectly still? his prospective student asked the old master finally...why are you standing in the hot sun? the old master said it was lunch time.... for the creatures/beings on his body....the old master was fine with ...
by denise
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to eliminate the conceit ?
Replies: 23
Views: 1533

Re: How to eliminate the conceit ?

hello all....read not to long ago somewhere about..."the three conceits" which are: thinking you are better than, thinking you are less than, and thinking you are the same as....
by denise
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Any recommended teachings, talks, or advice for dealing with noise?
Replies: 19
Views: 1181

Re: Any recommended teachings, talks, or advice for dealing with noise?

hello all...i have tinnitus ....it doesn't come to mind unless i pay attention to it...i'm glad i can tune it out....no pun intended.... :tongue:
by denise
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Lying precept
Replies: 28
Views: 2424

Re: Lying precept

hello .....it might save a lot of energy in the long run to tell the truth....it seems for you the sense of guilt from the lie might last longer and be more detrimental to you than telling these people what they probably are already guessing at....although, if telling them the truth will cause harm ...
by denise
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Anger: Ammianus Marcellinus
Replies: 12
Views: 971

Re: Anger: Ammianus Marcellinus

come visit :tongue:
by denise
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Sujin Boriharnwanaket: quotes
Replies: 28
Views: 3746

Re: Sujin Boriharnwanaket: quotes

correction....the "site"...
by denise
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Sujin Boriharnwanaket: quotes
Replies: 28
Views: 3746

Re: Sujin Boriharnwanaket: quotes

very helpful ....also interesting to read the bios of the people involved with the sight.... :reading:
by denise
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Monk
Replies: 10
Views: 1276

Re: Monk

they'll know
by denise
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Compassion fatigue
Replies: 26
Views: 2591

Re: Compassion fatigue

hello all....i haven't volunteered for about a year....just plain physically beat down....must need some sort of non heavy labor kind of volunteer work....but then too comes the emotional labor associated with working with the public in general...doable but sometimes really tiring.... :zzz:
by denise
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Need for privacy in restful garden
Replies: 11
Views: 1219

Re: Need for privacy in restful garden

a very nice fig tree in your yard.....it's a nice spot