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by waimengwan
Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: The truth value of Hell realms
Replies: 28
Views: 2306

Re: The truth value of Hell realms

Why would the Buddha lie about such things about the six realms of existences, though within our planet earth the 6 realms appear as well. I recall read about arhats shed blood when they think about the sufferings of hells. The main cause of hellish rebirth is our preoccupation with anger and hatred...
by waimengwan
Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to deal with accusations against my practices
Replies: 21
Views: 2711

Re: How to deal with accusations against my practices

Making them happy is dharma. You should know better what is their favourite food, what they like and do it for them to best of your capability. Make them happy. Sometimes parents are worried or dont want you to go a certain way, perhaps they worry you are going the wrong way. How do we show we are g...
by waimengwan
Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Yawares Daily Dhamma Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 8296

Re: Daily Dhamma 21:How to Transcend Bad Kamma

I love the story of Angulimala! The articles sounds like if we abandon negative actions and I sense there is regret in it as well then we will overcome our negative karma? Am I getting it right? If i get that right then just with regret and not doing those actions again I will purify my karma? Coz A...
by waimengwan
Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: In 2500 years, why do most not even know what Dhamma is?
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Re: In 2500 years, why do most not even know what Dhamma is?

We are more than halfway past the shelf life of Buddha's teachings so it is not entirely surprising.