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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0014 Theme: Dhammarization of the Christian Bible Verbatim Excerpts from: The Noble Eightfold Path by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu If you understand what we were saying about the first pair of opposites, then you will...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "There's no self": a sutta says
Replies: 41
Views: 3296

Re: "There's no self": a sutta says

Regarding "no self," quoting ven. Buddhadasa's teachings on "no self":

Quibble?
or
Otherwise?
:thinking: :thinking: :thinking:
That is the question
... for some 'deep' thinkers
:rofl:
:rofl:
:rofl:
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Can I chose where I want to be reborn?
Replies: 17
Views: 1181

Re: Can I chose where I want to be reborn?

DNS's The Complete Book of Buddha‘s Lists -- Explained List no. 349 Six rarities: 1. The appearance of a Tathagata 2. The appearance of one who teaches the Dhamma and discipline 3. To be reborn in the land of the noble ones 4. The possession of unimpaired physical and mental faculties 5. The absence...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0013 Theme: Flawed definition/explanation of Nibbana BUDDHA-DHAMMA FOR STUDENTS BUDDHADĀSA BHIKKHU Verbatim Excerpts: “What is nibbāna?” IF YOU COME across someone who insists on raising this question, answer that nibbāna is the immortal-element (amatad...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Buddhist view on Christianity
Replies: 200
Views: 20342

Re: Buddhist view on Christianity

I love christians. Whenever I hear the word "christian," my mind automatically associates it with kindness, compassion, sympathy, un-selfishness, & "Silent Night." I can't help loving ever so pure extremely pious princess Mary from Tolstoy's War and Peace. And, imo, I love Jesus Christ for saving th...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0012 Theme: Phassa-paccaya ... umm ...avijja? New Life by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu A Dhamma talk given at Suan Mokkh on 1 April 1986 Verbatim Excerpts: At first the child was born with only basic fundamentals inst...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "There's no self": a sutta says
Replies: 41
Views: 3296

Re: "There's no self": a sutta says

The Things called ‘Elements ’ (Dhātu) by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu A Dhamma talk given at Suan Mokkh on 7 April 1986 Verbatim excerpts: If we uphold a faith or a religion that believes in a God or in one God, we limit selfishness by giving up to God. Instead of...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0012 Theme: Phassa-paccaya ... umm ...avijja? New Life by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu A Dhamma talk given at Suan Mokkh on 1 April 1986 Verbatim Excerpts: At first the child was born with only basic fundamentals inst...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0011 Theme: Dhammarization of Instincts New Life by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu A Dhamma talk given at Suan Mokkh on 1 April 1986 Verbatim Excerpts: So the instincts which are out of control become kilesas. But we ca...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0010 Theme: Buddhismization of Christian Cross New Life by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu A Dhamma talk given at Suan Mokkh on 1 April 1986 Verbatim Excerpts: For those of you who are Christians or have studied Christia...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0009 Theme: Darwinian Buddhism New Life by Buddhadāsa Bhikkhu Interpreted into English by Santikaro Bhikkhu A Dhamma talk given at Suan Mokkh on 1 April 1986 Verbatim Excerpts: Dhamma is the system of practice that is correct and proper toward the evolu...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0008 Theme: Interpretation of Dhamma-rāga / Dhamma-nandi: Theravada? Even Mahayana? Verbatim Excerpts from: BUDDHA-DHAMMA FOR STUDENTS -- BUDDHADĀSA BHIKKHU “We speak of a person finding satisfaction in nibbāna. What ought we to call that satisfaction?”...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings
Replies: 184
Views: 14258

Re: Quibble on Buddhadasa's teachings

. Sounds like ... Connections to other paths #0007 Theme: Masterless? ~ according to his own disciples Verbatim Excerpts from: http://www.thaibuddhism.net/Buddhadasa.htm At that same time (in August 1932) he made the following vow: I bestow this life and body to the Buddha. I am the servant of the ...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 721
Views: 43045

Re: Theravada against mathematics

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If one is seeking with the lights of Dhamma,

considering probability of attainment of Nibbana & that of bumping into an Alien :

P(N) P(A)
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada against mathematics
Replies: 721
Views: 43045

Re: Theravada against mathematics

DNS may not be very happy seeing the topic title, i reckon :thinking: https://thedhamma.com/buddhaslists.pdf The way to reasonable expectations is the Eightfold Middle Path Shown below is the Four Noble Truths written as a mathematical expression. The Four Noble Truths have also been considered as ...