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- Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:11 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda discussion
- Topic: Why getting up in the mornig? What for?
- Replies: 22
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To end suffering, dukkha. To practice properly which results in the end of suffering.Why getting up in the mornig? What for?
Diligence in practice is very important in the Buddha's teaching.
- Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:55 pm
- Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
- Topic: Ok, noob here, what exactly does Dhammic mean anyways?
- Replies: 2
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Dhammika (adj.) [=Sk. dharmya, cp. dhammiya] lawful, according to the Dh. or the rule; proper, fit, right; permitted, legitimate, justified; righteous, honourable, of good character, just, esp. an attr. of a righteous King (rājā cakkavattī dhammiko dhammarājā) D i.86; ii.16; A i.109=iii.149; J i.26...
- Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:22 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
- Topic: Meditation is like... (put your similie here)
- Replies: 46
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Meditation is like watching trash on an assembly line (i.e. the time) that's moving by. The task is to just watch and to not crave for more trash of some kind, and to not have aversion for another kind of trash -- trash is trash. To not think of the trash as "mine", controllable or substantial, to n...
Well, majja (from the root mad) just means intoxicant. I'm pretty sure that even at the time when the Buddha was living there were more intoxicants than just alcohol. So, the Buddha first mentioned the two most common intoxicants, liquor and fermented liquor, and than he concluded in general: majja,...