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- Sun May 24, 2009 3:50 am
- Forum: General Theravāda discussion
- Topic: the great rebirth debate
- Replies: 6109
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What if there is no rebirth? Then, to be frank, this whole path is a waste of time! What if there is rebirth? And if birth is suffering (and all that follows), then how do we remove the causes for future rebirths? It is natural to have doubts about rebirth, but I have seen some people reject rebirth...
About Dhamma, I'm still learning, but until now it has been just books, internet, and experimentation on my own. We are both on the same page then here. Until now I have been a bit of a "closet buddhist" but through past attempts to tread the path alone I can see how difficult it is without the san...
- Fri May 22, 2009 7:26 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
- Topic: Ajahn Sumedho on Meditation
- Replies: 27
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Dhamma teachings of Ajahn Sumedho The five khandhas are all about death. Mindfulness is the way out of insanity. (Amaravati winter retreat 1999) If consciousness is one of the five khandhas and is therefore all about death, what is the difference between consciousness and mindfulness? Isn't mindful...
Hello, I have been listening to dhamma talks on the internet, reading some of the suttas and meditating on and off for a few months now but haven't put forth any effort to make spiritual friends. I am beginning to understand what the Buddha meant when he told Ananada that kalyana-mitta is not half b...