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by SamBodhi
Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 205557

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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by SamBodhi
Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:19 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Are Theravadins Simpler ?
Replies: 125
Views: 9576

Re: Are Theravadins Simpler ?

kmath wrote:...If the monk insists on less luxurious gifts, where's the renunciation in that? It's just attachment to views all over again.
I think that this is a very good point that is worth great consideration in this topic.


with Metta,
SamBodhi
by SamBodhi
Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 707000

Re: Word Association Game

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by SamBodhi
Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: We need new rules
Replies: 110
Views: 5632

Re: We need new rules

Ajahn Chah managed to be extremely creative while living within the structure of the Theravāda monastic discipline. Intelligent and creative people don't have a problem with following rules, but others clearly do. The rules need to be understood and practised in both the spirit and the letter. The ...
by SamBodhi
Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: We need new rules
Replies: 110
Views: 5632

Re: We need new rules

If a group of monks decided to move to a remote location and raise their own food and they did this for a year or so without telling anyone and then they went back to a temple and confessed their sins what would happen? chownah It depends on the culture. In most cases, the laity would probably have...
by SamBodhi
Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: What exactly was the Buddha's teaching on suffering?
Replies: 7
Views: 727

Re: What exactly was the Buddha's teaching on suffering?

Nevertheless, dukkha is inevitable because whatever sensual, intellectual, or spiritual happiness we gain,it is still conditioned, and therefore impermanent and unsatisfactory (dukkha). Only nibbāna is free from all dukkha. Thank you very much Bhante. I was also curious about a good way to say this...
by SamBodhi
Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Book recommendations
Replies: 17
Views: 1528

Re: Book recommendations

Thank you all for your suggestions! sambodhi: yes, I knew I would probably get recommendations for more than one book - I just wanted to see what everyone thought was the most important one, to each :) :) I would also suggest reading Bhikkhu Bodhi's book again. I have it and have read it a little h...
by SamBodhi
Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 707000

Re: Word Association Game

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by SamBodhi
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Which sutta?
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: Which sutta?

cooran wrote:Hello dd,

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/index-subject.html

Scroll down to Anatta and see if anything listed there rings a bell.

With metta,
Chris

I second this recommendation. I think that it is Anatta you are trying to investigate.


with Metta,
SamBodhi
by SamBodhi
Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:19 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Book recommendations
Replies: 17
Views: 1528

Re: Book recommendations

I think that asking more than one person for a single book is probably going to give you a list of more than one book.

I would personally recommend Bhante Henepola's Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness.


with Metta,
SamBodhi
by SamBodhi
Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 205557

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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by SamBodhi
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 707000

Re: Word Association Game

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by SamBodhi
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 205557

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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by SamBodhi
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 707000

Re: Word Association Game

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by SamBodhi
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Wrong View terrifies me.
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

Re: Wrong View terrifies me.

thanks for your responses. I am not so afraid of wrong view anymore. I think that I have to elaborate what I was saying, though. The point is that I was afraid I might be doing some sort of intense harm to myself by mistakenly embracing wrong view... However, the idea that we could somehow put on a ...