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by SamKR
Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddha/Pali Tipitaka as the only Teacher?
Replies: 25
Views: 3935

Re: Buddha/Pali Tipitaka as the only Teacher?

But I came to realise that the Buddha was right when he stated that you cannot do this practice alone - that having admirable friends (those more advanced on the Path) is the whole of the holy life. Even if you are only able to go to a respected teacher for a retreat once a year, you should plan fo...
by SamKR
Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddha/Pali Tipitaka as the only Teacher?
Replies: 25
Views: 3935

Re: Buddha/Pali Tipitaka as the only Teacher?

I think I could not really explain clearly what I wanted to ask.
by SamKR
Sun Jul 19, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddha/Pali Tipitaka as the only Teacher?
Replies: 25
Views: 3935

Buddha/Pali Tipitaka as the only Teacher?

Hi Everybody, Do you think it is a good idea to consider the Buddha as my only teacher and try to follow exactly according to his words (Pali Tipitaka, especially Sutta Pitaka) and nothing else. I was born in a Hindu family, so I still have to be involved in Hindu culture. But for almost 10 years I ...