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by Guy
Sun May 24, 2009 3:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6109
Views: 496229

Re: the great rebirth debate

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...
by Guy
Sun May 24, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Smilies...
Replies: 12
Views: 1745

Re: Smilies...

Are these guys breaking the 5th precept or is it carrot juice and whipped cream? :toast:
by Guy
Sun May 24, 2009 2:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: Hello

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...
by Guy
Sat May 23, 2009 6:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 1428

Re: Hello from Australia

Thank you all for the warm welcome, I feel at home here already.
by Guy
Sat May 23, 2009 5:58 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 1140

Re: hello!

Welcome :group:

With Metta,

Guy
by Guy
Fri May 22, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Ajahn Sumedho on Meditation
Replies: 27
Views: 6111

Re: Ajahn Sumedho on Meditation

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...
by Guy
Fri May 22, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: Hello

Welcome :group:

With Metta

Guy
by Guy
Fri May 22, 2009 4:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Australia
Replies: 11
Views: 1428

Hello from Australia

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...