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by purple planet
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Listening to someone and being mindful
Replies: 21
Views: 4809

Re: Listening to someone and being mindful

Thanks i think i got my answer in general - i think what you said is what i will do but - Anyway, I'm curious to see more answers as I have dificulty in this area i agree so anyone who wants to keep adding about the subject explaning more - saying the same thing in a different way is more than welco...
by purple planet
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Listening to someone and being mindful
Replies: 21
Views: 4809

Re: Listening to someone and being mindful

Thanks for the answers so far - i totally got things wrong i guess - i understood that you simply cant be mindful when you speak listen or study ... I followed the monk yuttdhammo teachings and his way of teaching - i allways get things wrong so probobly i got this thing wrong also - i thought i sho...
by purple planet
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:00 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Listening to someone and being mindful
Replies: 21
Views: 4809

Re: Listening to someone and being mindful

What you are saying is true and it seems to be part of right speech

but what about the part about noting listening while listening ? its hard to get what your being told when you note " listening listening listening ...."
by purple planet
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Listening to someone and being mindful
Replies: 21
Views: 4809

Listening to someone and being mindful

I guess this question was asked a million times in different ways but i never got the answer - i remembered it watching this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhDsCFhDM_I&feature=relmfu" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; that got the sound removed from it and i was thinking : nooooooo...
by purple planet
Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Study Group
Topic: Ud 4.5 Nāga Sutta — The Bull Elephant
Replies: 35
Views: 10282

Re: Ud 4.5 Nāga Sutta — The Bull Elephant

I think you could look at this sutta like this :
Just talking about a way to look at this until someone will explain it here in a good way

was he enlightened in this sutta ?
by purple planet
Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Study Group
Topic: Ud 4.5 Nāga Sutta — The Bull Elephant
Replies: 35
Views: 10282

Re: Ud 4.5 Nāga Sutta — The Bull Elephant

I think you could look at this sutta like this : Its not really about the buddha because there is no logical explanation why he would leave a hard situation which is not life threatening problem? its just to show you that its important to try to have good place to live and practice in and if you thi...
by purple planet
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ideas for a strong oath
Replies: 44
Views: 7121

Re: Ideas for a strong oath

Lol yea - i broke this oath a gazillion timess allready lol but i also put the last one : I swear not to to get attached to success or loss For me the meaning is really with an added "i will try" instead of "i swear" so its actually " i will try to ......" its just to make it more powerful for me th...
by purple planet
Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ideas for a strong oath
Replies: 44
Views: 7121

Re: Ideas for a strong oath

I will make a public oath here - and see how it goes it will fit my view of life and include the still big doubts i have about buddhism - this is i will commit to my view that i got as an atheist and to swear to further investigate buddhism - this way ill be sure to keep it - at least i hope so :bud...
by purple planet
Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ideas for a strong oath
Replies: 44
Views: 7121

Re: Ideas for a strong oath

Hairs? White? A scarf? Hairs- my head is already shaven White - well that is not so presentable but maybe i can wear it at home A scarf - its to hot here in israel for a scarf but thats i nice idea i might wear an necklace ben - i am also taking into consideration your idea i might take the precepts
by purple planet
Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ideas for a strong oath
Replies: 44
Views: 7121

Re: Ideas for a strong oath

Just to make things clear - i didnt write things in a clear way until now cause i was nervous 1 . i never planned to take a "blood oath" just to do something memorable - like eating something or listening to something ect .... and my question was to find this cool ideas that are not bodily harmful 2...
by purple planet
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Story of A. Cha & A.Sumedho starting monasteries in England
Replies: 8
Views: 4988

Re: Story of A. Cha & A.Sumedho starting monasteries in England

Yes i understood that - what i meant to ask is - how can you explain this move it sounds very un-buddhist thing to do
im not a monk and even i would not do a thing like that
by purple planet
Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Story of A. Cha & A.Sumedho starting monasteries in England
Replies: 8
Views: 4988

Re: Story of A. Cha & A.Sumedho starting monasteries in England

As for Ajahn Sumedho, during our time there, he had endured being treated like a pariah, set apart and entirely unwelcome.
How can you explain this part about how Ajahn Sumedho was treated at maha-bua monastery ?
by purple planet
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ideas for a strong oath
Replies: 44
Views: 7121

Re: Ideas for a strong oath

I'dont realy understand this part :embarassed: the truth is that i actually wanted a descusion a bit thats why i didnt put a short question descusion=discussion /chat i misspelled that it was an apology that i allways said :offtopic: and i said i used it cause i was nervous to hear good ideas on ho...
by purple planet
Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ideas for a strong oath
Replies: 44
Views: 7121

Re: Ideas for a strong oath

well you might be right im actually not really sure - im actually really not focused now (today - thats why im so active in the forum :lol: ) Actualy i dont take a decision yet, i have to acheve somethink, and after that i will think about the future. can i ask what it is ?? is that something an ins...