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by equilibrium
Wed May 09, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Enlightenment...Nirvana...I am arahat
Replies: 155
Views: 13314

Re: Enlightenment...Nirvana...I am arahat

Volcommerce
You mentioned "realization".....What exactly is there to realise?
by equilibrium
Sun May 06, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Am I right in not giving money to a gambler?
Replies: 9
Views: 1443

Re: Am I right in not giving money to a gambler?

If the player is good, one can make money in poker, it is a skill game and not by chance or luck like those in casinos like roulette. A gambler is one where he does not know the difference and is based on luck to win, one cannot win in the long term if based on luck. A good player will only borrow m...
by equilibrium
Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: (Between Yes and No) Or (It is not yes or not no)
Replies: 19
Views: 2036

Re: (Between Yes and No) Or (It is not yes or not no)

1. There will be an answer if there is a question in the first place. If there is no question, there will be no answer.....so yes it depends on the question.
2. Neither.
by equilibrium
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Is Life Really Suffering?
Replies: 60
Views: 3633

Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Maybe this will answer the original question.....When you are sleeping, do you think you are suffering?.....if not, why not?
by equilibrium
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Will meditation make me become more monkish?
Replies: 19
Views: 1882

Re: Will meditation make me become more monkish?

Monkish is just a word.....imagination created by the mind.....what is more important is the purpose of meditation is it not?.....why be trapped by the word monkish?.....creating a barrier which never existed!
by equilibrium
Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How can we have compassion for child abusers?
Replies: 99
Views: 8209

Re: How can we have compassion for child abusers?

I have not read the entire thread but based on the title itself, it is quite simple to answer: The problem with this question is the last part "child abuser", if one were to take out this part, it would be very simple indeed. Compassion should be boundless and it comes from the person reading the qu...
by equilibrium
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: The Dalai Lama's Solution to Overpopulation
Replies: 98
Views: 7714

Re: The Dalai Lama's Solution to Overpopulation

When one truly understands.....The purpose in life is to END is it not?

So what has the "teaching" of Buddhism made you to understand?.....or rather trapped in somewhere along the path?
by equilibrium
Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Arrived!
Replies: 5
Views: 681

Arrived!

Hi Everyone!
This Forum looks quite interesting and worth exploring.....like everything else, giving the right conditions, the effects will happen.....so here I am.....finally arrived.....