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by jason c
Thu May 24, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ignorance
Replies: 13
Views: 834

Re: Ignorance

think of a black hole (nibbana) this black hole is ignorant of its self so a birth occurs, energy or (pure mind) pure mind was ignorant of its self so a birth occurs the universe or light or life (mind and body ) ignorance is the flow of life or birth. this was the discovery of the buddha resistance...
by jason c
Thu May 24, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: understanding morality
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: understanding morality

thank you for sharing a part of your self with everyone be friend, that technique seems very effective.
by jason c
Thu May 24, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: A question about karma.
Replies: 16
Views: 699

Re: A question about karma.

hi hermitwin, it sounds like you would suffer if you owned a chicken farm. so my advice to you is not to pay to much attention to what others do but pay a great deal of attention to what you do. with metta jason
by jason c
Thu May 24, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: understanding morality
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: understanding morality

thanks for the reply be friend, would you be willing to share an example where journaling helped you to practice right speech. my intention is to try and open a discussion about our personal experiences with the hopes of clearing doubts and uncertainty about the precepts. ie: I never understood the ...
by jason c
Thu May 24, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: understanding morality
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: understanding morality

hi khalil bodhi, i will apologise in advance for my poor punctuation. i am a bit of a caveman. it is this meditators experience that by surrendering (non resistance) to the flow of life, the natural gravitational pull of nibbana will take us home. our beliefs or traditional values end up becoming re...
by jason c
Thu May 24, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: understanding morality
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

understanding morality

hello everyone , it is this meditators experience that by establishing a basic foundation of morality (sila)(5 precepts) one may then begin to work with concentration (samadhi) ; as samadhi developes insights present themselves(wisdom). with this wisdom one dives deeper into the ocean of morality (8...