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by Virgo
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Where are the arahants ?
Replies: 46
Views: 1203

Re: Where are the arahants ?

It seems all the arahants were in the sutta but not here in reality . Existence of arahant is a myth . It appears that None has ever seen an arahant . Where can one find an arahant ? "The Commentary to the Sutta ³The Gotamid², in the Gradual Sayings, the Manorathapúraní, gives an additional explana...
by Virgo
Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Aus
Replies: 7
Views: 875

Re: Hi from Aus

Welcome. :anjali:

Caoimhín
by Virgo
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Abhidhamma Resources
Replies: 58
Views: 36022

Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Introduction to Abhidhamma by Nina van Gorkom. https://alwell.gitbooks.io/introduction-to-abhidhamma/content/ Or download as Mobi or ePub file: https://legacy.gitbook.com/book/alwell/introduction-to-abhidhamma/details Other works by Nina (including ADL) from GitBook: https://legacy.gitbook.com/@alwe...
by Virgo
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is craving ?
Replies: 28
Views: 462

Re: What is craving ?

There are very good explanations in the Visuddhimagga.

Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from New Zealand :)
Replies: 9
Views: 630

Re: Hello from New Zealand :)

Welcome. :anjali:

Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Vitor, from Brazil
Replies: 8
Views: 992

Re: Vitor, from Brazil

Welcome. :anjali:

Kevin...
by Virgo
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Sweden
Replies: 8
Views: 1279

Re: Hello from Sweden

Welcome VipassanaSwede.

:namaste: Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Original meaning of the word "saddha"
Replies: 10
Views: 1115

Re: Original meaning of the word "saddha"

There are some quotes from the Atthasalini here:

http://www.vipassana.info/cetasikas27.html

Kevin...
by Virgo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Self view and conceit
Replies: 86
Views: 5030

Re: Self view and conceit

James Tan wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:09 pm
Self view is eliminated by the Sotapanna.

Does the (conceit or mana) or self identity is different from self view ?
Greetings James Tan,

Some relevant reading on ditthi:

http://www.vipassana.info/cetasikas18.html

and mana:

http://www.vipassana.info/cetasikas19.html

Kevin...
by Virgo
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Noble Individuals vs. Enlightened States
Replies: 10
Views: 1757

Re: Noble Individuals vs. Enlightened States

Hi Samseva, you might enjoy this reading of chapter 23 on Lokuttara Cittas from Nina Van Gorkom's excellent book Abhidhamma in Daily Life.

http://dhammastudygroup.org/audio/bwADL ... t%2023.mp3


Virgo
by Virgo
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If I reborn, what is common thinng I find in next life?
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: If I reborn, what is common thinng I find in next life?

When you are reborn, you will experience both good kamma and bad kamma through your sense doors.

All conditioned phenomena bear the three marks. :anjali:

Kevin
by Virgo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Norway
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: Hello from Norway

Welcomed. :anjali:

Kevin
by Virgo
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: London murder rate higher than NYC?
Replies: 13
Views: 946

Re: London murder rate higher than NYC?

If it is a disease then CCTV and increasing prison sentences doesn't make a difference. It might make sense that it would, but the evidence doesn't show that. To treat a disease you have to treat the cause not the symptoms I wrote: But yes, the youth need more effective education to get them away f...