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by Disciple
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 245664

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

SDC wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:56 pm
Disciple wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:14 pm
GTA Vice City flashback... :smile:
:toast:
by Disciple
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is it wrong to pray to the Buddha?
Replies: 104
Views: 4750

Re: Is it wrong to pray to the Buddha?

Isnt wrong to pray to the Buddha but quite useless from a theravadin perspective.
by Disciple
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: DACA Entrepreneurs
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: DACA Entrepreneurs

Is it really that easy to obtain a TIN number and driver's license as an illegal alien in the states? 12 states and DC allow for undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses. https://immigration.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=005535 http://www.ncsl.org/research/immigration/states-offer...
by Disciple
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is it wrong to pray to the Buddha?
Replies: 104
Views: 4750

Re: Is it wrong to pray to the Buddha?

The Buddha is dead and gone, parinibbana'd. But maybe someone else might hear your prayers, and could help you. There are many many powerful beings in higher realms. I know but sometimes I like to believe in Dhammakaya and .. that Buddha(s) still exists somewhere .. not as we know of them but their...
by Disciple
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: DACA Entrepreneurs
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: DACA Entrepreneurs

Is it really that easy to obtain a TIN number and driver's license as an illegal alien in the states?
by Disciple
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Online games addiction
Replies: 50
Views: 3600

Re: Online games addiction

GTA 5 for me. That must of been invented by Mara's dad.
by Disciple
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Challenging Position "Sotapanna Can break Five Precepts, it is possible, it can happen."
Replies: 50
Views: 2700

Re: Challenging Position "Sotapanna Can break Five Precepts, it is possible, it can happen."

I guess we are all screwed then unless we become monks. :?: Did you mean to post in a different thread? You don't need to be a monk to follow the 5 precepts. No, what I was trying to imply is to become a sotapanna is a very difficult task for a layperson since you have to be perfect in keeping the ...
by Disciple
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Challenging Position "Sotapanna Can break Five Precepts, it is possible, it can happen."
Replies: 50
Views: 2700

Re: Challenging Position "Sotapanna Can break Five Precepts, it is possible, it can happen."

" One for whom these teachings are accepted thus after being pondered to a sufficient degree with wisdom is called a dhamma-follower, one who has entered the fixed course of rightness, entered the plane of superior persons, transcended the plane of the worldlings. He is incapable of doing any deed ...
by Disciple
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Are spiritual people depressed and unhappy and poor?
Replies: 33
Views: 2964

Re: Are spiritual people depressed and unhappy and poor?

Southern evangelical christians are some of the happiest people I've ever met.
by Disciple
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Theravada and Mahayana need each other
Replies: 92
Views: 6929

Re: Theravada and Mahayana need each other

bodom wrote:
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:38 pm
Theravada most certainly does not need the Mahayana. I would go as far as to say the Mahayana needs the Theravada to retain any semblance as to what the Buddha originally taught and what Buddhism is all about, the fundamental teachings.

:namaste:
True.
by Disciple
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Poll - If you had to kill in self-defense would you?
Replies: 141
Views: 8923

Re: Poll - If you had to kill in self-defense would you?

DooDoot wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:06 am

Why do you say it is 'bad kamma'?
Isn't all killing bad kamma in buddhism?
by Disciple
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Poll - If you had to kill in self-defense would you?
Replies: 141
Views: 8923

Re: Poll - If you had to kill in self-defense would you?

If it had to do with saving family then absolutely yes. I'll take the bad karma for it.