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by convivium
Wed May 19, 2010 3:32 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada Process of Brahmacariya
Replies: 91
Views: 14952

Theravada Process of Brahmacariya

What are the Therevada means to sexual sublimation and substitution? As a monk, what techniques are we limited to? For example: http://www.dlshq.org/download/brahmacharya.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; contains many non-sectarian, or not necessarily sectarian techniques that seem...
by convivium
Wed May 19, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kosala Sutta
Replies: 18
Views: 3522

Re: Kosala Sutta

Mahamanvantara (Sanskrit) “The Great Day.” A period of universal activity, as opposed to a Mahapralaya, a cosmic night or period of rest. Mahakalpa (Sanskrit; kappa in Pali) Maha means "great." Kalpa is a reference to an extended expanse of time, an age, or a "day of Brahma." Traditionally, it is s...
by convivium
Mon May 17, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kosala Sutta
Replies: 18
Views: 3522

Re: Kosala Sutta

Without knowledge of these dimensions?
by convivium
Mon May 17, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kosala Sutta
Replies: 18
Views: 3522

Re: Kosala Sutta

Without knowledge of this totality, can the extent of the teaching be actualized?
by convivium
Mon May 17, 2010 5:10 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kosala Sutta
Replies: 18
Views: 3522

Re: Kosala Sutta

One question that comes to mind is the extent to which all these realms & totality of the world must be known, and if that might vary depending on ones ambitions or extent of buddhahood; or if witnessing all this in such a way, or another way is a requisite even for arahatship. This is the first tim...
by convivium
Mon May 17, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kosala Sutta
Replies: 18
Views: 3522

Kosala Sutta

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/an/an10/an10.029.than.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Kosala Sutta: The Kosalan translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu © 2004–2010 [1] "Monks, as far as Kasi & Kosala extend, as far as the rule of King Pasenadi the Kosalan extends, ...