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by bodom
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 5
Views: 1053

Re: New to the forum

Welcome!

:anjali:
by bodom
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Recollection of death - a guided meditation by Ven. Anālayo
Replies: 20
Views: 1551

Re: Recollection of death - a guided meditation by Ven. Anālayo

Perhaps death meditation is suitable for people who are indulging in sensual pleasures. i searched for this meditation, specifically because I have a couple of serious health conditions, and while I will try my best to heal from them, it's not guaranteed I will; a heart specialist implied I might n...
by bodom
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Sila is the first and last step on the path to enlightenment.
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: Sila is the first and last step on the path to enlightenment.

It certainly leads to the highest: So I have heard. At one time the Buddha was staying near Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s monastery. Then Venerable Ānanda went up to the Buddha, bowed, sat down to one side, and said to him: “Sir, what is the purpose and benefit of skillful ethics?” “Ānan...
by bodom
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Really Confused...!
Replies: 20
Views: 1760

Re: Really Confused...!

The Criterion for the right and true Dhamma: The Eight Principles    I have heard that at on one occasion the Blessed One was staying at Vesali, in the Peaked Roof Hall in the Great Forest. Then Mahapajapati Gotami went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, having bowed down to him, stood to one side....
by bodom
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey Guys! Im newbie
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: Hey Guys! Im newbie

Welcome!

:anjali:
by bodom
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 6
Views: 1125

Re: Hello all

Welcome!

:anjali:
by bodom
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Merry Christmas Dhamma Wheel !!!
Replies: 10
Views: 994

Re: Merry Christmas Dhamma Wheel !!!

Merry Christmas!

:namaste:
by bodom
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Early Buddhist & Shukke
Replies: 4
Views: 918

Re: Early Buddhist & Shukke

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Teaching of Ajaan Fuang Jotiko.
Replies: 25
Views: 1060

Re: Teaching of Ajaan Fuang Jotiko.

SarathW wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:35 pm
Thanks, B
Yes, I think I got that wrong.
Thank you again for the correction.
:namaste:
by bodom
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Teaching of Ajaan Fuang Jotiko.
Replies: 25
Views: 1060

Re: Teaching of Ajaan Fuang Jotiko.

There was a long debate in this forum about the Ven. Thanissaro's teaching on Nibbana as an objective reality. It appears to me now he has developed this view from his teacher, Ajahn Fuang. I think the whole Ajahn Chah tradition is infected by this wrong view. What I can recall is that Ahahan Chah'...
by bodom
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Overcoming regret
Replies: 12
Views: 701

Re: Overcoming regret

A sutta i have found very helpful for dealing with this topic: "A disciple has faith in that teacher and reflects: 'The Blessed One in a variety of ways criticizes & censures the taking of life, and says, "Abstain from taking life." There are living beings that I have killed, to a greater or lesser ...
by bodom
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 6
Views: 1015

Re: Hello!

Welcome!

:namaste:
by bodom
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I'm back again
Replies: 4
Views: 811

Re: I'm back again

Welcome!

:namaste: