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by zan
Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Does "Manual of Insight" contain a complete commentary on the Satipatthana sutta?
Replies: 1
Views: 1068

Does "Manual of Insight" contain a complete commentary on the Satipatthana sutta?

I have always found great information in everything by Mahasi Sayadaw but I've never found a complete commentary by him on the Satipatthana sutta. Does anyone know if "Manual of Insight" would contain one? Or perhaps it would at least cover all the necessary points in discussing the practices withou...
by zan
Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:06 am
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Does the Pali Canon make direct mention of the Matikas
Replies: 5
Views: 2741

Re: Was the Buddha ever recorded as directly speaking about matikas etc.?

Hi, Finally in the Nikaya suttas or Vinaya does he ever speak in language identical to or at least extremely similar to the Abhidhamma in such a way that it would be clear that the Sutta is quoting (or extremely similar to) the Abhidhamma and not that the similarity would point to that the Abhidham...
by zan
Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:03 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Why one meal a day?
Replies: 683
Views: 146923

Re: One meal a day advice request

See this long thread about the one meal a day practice: http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=3045 Follow your physician's advice, you might have some susceptibility to type 2 diabetes or other condition which would need multiple smaller meals. I do one meal a day on at least 4 days of th...
by zan
Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:57 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Monastics and diabetes
Replies: 12
Views: 1691

Re: Monastics and diabetes

Is there much data on how many monks get diabetes? Is it common for them? Unfortunately the abbot my Vihara does, a wonderful man. The two meal a day, all before noon, isn't the healthiest thing. It isn't intermittent fasting, it is intermittent gorging. That is sad to hear. Do you think this is a ...
by zan
Mon Aug 29, 2016 1:40 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Monastics and diabetes
Replies: 12
Views: 1691

Monastics and diabetes

Is there much data on how many monks get diabetes? Is it common for them? EDIT: The main reason I am curious is that there is a lot of debate in the secular world on whether or not a one meal a day diet is healthy or not. A big part of the discussion centers on blood sugar levels. If there was data ...
by zan
Mon Aug 29, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Why one meal a day?
Replies: 683
Views: 146923

One meal a day advice request

Short version: Trying for all 8 precepts. Tried one meal a day, no energy, lost weight, went to the doctor, not diabetic but have hypoglycemia so I went back to three meals a day as suggested by my doctor. I want to keep the precept but am concerned about my health. Full post: So I started following...
by zan
Sun Aug 28, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Does the Pali Canon make direct mention of the Matikas
Replies: 5
Views: 2741

Does the Pali Canon make direct mention of the Matikas

Does the Pali Canon ever directly mention the Matikas?