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by purple planet
Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Why one meal a day?
Replies: 683
Views: 164901

Vegan diet - and one meal a day ?

I used to be vegan now i am in a "break" of 3 months in which i ate meat - and now i want to go back to being vegan - at the time i eat in the morning cereal with milk and for lunch vegetables with meat and then i dont eat until next morning - My question is how to eat vegan and once or twice a day ...
by purple planet
Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Congratulations to Americans
Replies: 36
Views: 5539

Re: Congratulations to Americans

Im trying to keep away from the lounge area but my monkey brain has no control i think its a very bad thing obama won and not romney - obama destroyed the middle east - the american army is still in afganistan - the arab world is being destroyed in war and being controled by the "arab spring" = radi...
by purple planet
Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Rohingya Massacres, Theravada Complicity?
Replies: 75
Views: 16267

Re: Rohingya Massacres, Theravada Complicity?

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=51,11158,0,0,1,0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; as an israeli i know very well how things can be distorted - for instance i believe that if israel would have oil everybody would support us ( most people dont know lots of israelis were on the...
by purple planet
Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Labeling a dream : hearing or dreaming ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1988

Labeling a dream : hearing or dreaming ?

When i get a dream - not a dream dream but more like a day dream - or those "mini" dreams you get vefore you fall asleep - very short segmants for instances usually someone is talking to me and saying a few sentences - should i label it as "hearing hearing " or should i label it as "dreaming dreamin...
by purple planet
Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: My practice - please correct me on how you think is better
Replies: 11
Views: 3025

Re: My practice - please correct me on how you think is better

ok now what i do at the moment is live at my parents - so i try to live like in a monastry so i take the 8 precepts - no food after lunch and stoped killing mosquitoes - as far as i understand until this point - is the goal is to get rid of the kilesas ? - and everything comes from this - all the pr...
by purple planet
Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: how importent is continued awareness ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

Re: how importent is continued awareness ?

First insight :
Knowledge of the distinction between mental and physical states
by purple planet
Fri Oct 19, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: how importent is continued awareness ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

how importent is continued awareness ?

I saw several places that every moment matters and every moment we are improving our karma on the other hand i read in places thats its important to be mindful continuously with no break i just read what Sayadaw U Silananda says about this subject The practice of mindfulness meditation can be compar...
by purple planet
Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Dont get email notifications
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

Re: Dont get email notifications

yes i use "view your posts" -

not a big deal - just wanted to make sure

thanks for the replys
by purple planet
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Dont get email notifications
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

Re: Dont get email notifications

ohhh -

its the same for notifications on replys to a post ?
by purple planet
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Dont get email notifications
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

Dont get email notifications

I dont get Emails whenever i get a message even though i choose to receive e-mails whenever i get a message -

i checked my spam box an theres nothing there also

my email goes like xxxxxx@yahoo.com maybe i should add www ? (http://www.xxxx@yahoo.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)
by purple planet
Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: My practice - please correct me on how you think is better
Replies: 11
Views: 3025

Re: My practice - please correct me on how you think is better

Did you try sitting meditation with a chair or a meditation bench yet? I suggest you give it a try. yes a chair hurts but exactly today i was reading this : http://dharma.ncf.ca/introduction/instructions/Thai-instructions.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and so in the end theres ...
by purple planet
Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: My practice - please correct me on how you think is better
Replies: 11
Views: 3025

My practice - please correct me on how you think is better

I am very confused right now about my practice so this is what i do (except from keeping the precepts) : my back hurts so i do mainly walking meditation and noting in daily life I think i follow ven.yuttadhammo way of meditating by labeling everything - and because i dont understand how to label whe...
by purple planet
Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Help! New Buddhist!
Replies: 10
Views: 3913

Re: Help! New Buddhist!

As far as i understand and im new also : to the desire to be be enlightened is a good desire - from this thread : http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=14404&view=unread#unread" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; But this does not mean that we should not be seeking enlightenment...
by purple planet
Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Listening to someone and being mindful
Replies: 21
Views: 4809

Re: Listening to someone and being mindful

Thanks all posts are great - i dont ask cause i dont know enough to even ask but i like reading the answers
studying facts
- what do you mean by this ?
by purple planet
Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Noting pain in knee , back ,foot OR pain
Replies: 1
Views: 894

Noting pain in knee , back ,foot OR pain

I note by labeling - when i walk in meditation and "normal" walking i get pains should i note them all as "pain ,pain, pain" or "pain in knee, pain in knee , pain in knee " and "pain in foot ,pain in knee , pain in knee " ?? I have one thought in favor of noting things in each way : As i see it to t...