What music are you listening to right now?

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by Mkoll » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:25 pm

Have a soft spot for these kind of "fantasy tavern" style songs.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by Crazy cloud » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:45 am

If you didn't care
What happened to me
And I didn't care for you

We would zig-zag our way
Through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain

Wondering which of the
Buggers to blame
And watching for pigs on the wing
- Roger Waters

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by DooDoot » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:36 am

Never ordained... not an anonymous-online-bhikkhu or ex-bhikkhu...

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by rightviewftw » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:41 am

Very tempting to tell what i listen to but;
"Apparently, headman, I haven't been able to get past you by saying, 'Enough, headman, put that aside. Don't ask me that.' So I will simply answer you. Any beings who are not devoid of passion to begin with, who are bound by the bond of passion, focus with even more passion on things inspiring passion presented by an actor on stage in the midst of a festival. Any beings who are not devoid of aversion to begin with, who are bound by the bond of aversion, focus with even more aversion on things inspiring aversion presented by an actor on stage in the midst of a festival. Any beings who are not devoid of delusion to begin with, who are bound by the bond of delusion, focus with even more delusion on things inspiring delusion presented by an actor on stage in the midst of a festival. Thus the actor — himself intoxicated & heedless, having made others intoxicated & heedless — with the breakup of the body, after death, is reborn in what is called the hell of laughter. But if he holds such a view as this: 'When an actor on the stage, in the midst of a festival, makes people laugh & gives them delight with his imitation of reality, then with the breakup of the body, after death, he is reborn in the company of the laughing devas,' that is his wrong view. Now, there are two destinations for a person with wrong view, I tell you: either hell or the animal womb."
I would try not to tell what i listen to even if i want to tell. Imo OP should not have been encouraging others to tell either i think it is by implication quite unwholesome according to this Sutta.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by Crazy cloud » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:48 am

If you didn't care
What happened to me
And I didn't care for you

We would zig-zag our way
Through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain

Wondering which of the
Buggers to blame
And watching for pigs on the wing
- Roger Waters

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by oncereturner » Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:54 pm



Lions roaring in the morning sun
Searching for a longer day
People feeling like the light has just come
We must never stop the way

Birds are chirping and I hear my name
Grass is green and so alive
Life is happy, but it's so insane
We must merely make a strive

Savannah,
I'm coming home
Savannah,
We'll never be alone
Savannah,
The beauty of the world
Savannah,
Let's all take a whirl
Savannah!

The lions gone and come
The birds have just begun
We will always take a stand
For the people for the land

Let's go back to when we were young
For the animals we stand
Let's go back to when trees were swung
Kids across the land

Savannah,
I'm coming home
Savannah,
We'll never be alone
Savannah,
The beauty of the world
Savannah,
Let's all take a whirl
Savannah!
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by binocular » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:18 pm

rightviewftw wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:41 am
I would try not to tell what i listen to even if i want to tell. Imo OP should not have been encouraging others to tell either i think it is by implication quite unwholesome according to this Sutta.
Oh, but it's not so much about the music itself; it's that people are sending others sublime messages by posting this or that video. They could also write full sentences for that, but that would take all the mystique out of it.
Every person we save is one less zombie to fight. -- World War Z

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by rightviewftw » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:22 pm

binocular wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:18 pm
rightviewftw wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:41 am
I would try not to tell what i listen to even if i want to tell. Imo OP should not have been encouraging others to tell either i think it is by implication quite unwholesome according to this Sutta.
Oh, but it's not so much about the music itself; it's that people are sending others sublime messages by posting this or that video. They could also write full sentences for that, but that would take all the mystique out of it.
I've been tempted many times and think like this too. Sometimes a song has very Dhammic meaning to me but i can not hope that others perceive it in same way or that it would make it wholesome if they did as it is not even wholesome when i do it because i do it because compelled by craving and i crave it because i do not reflect on impermanence enough, therefore there is liking on account of which i crave. It is an affliction:(

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by Crazy cloud » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:40 pm

If you see the dhamma, you will see it everywhere. If not, then don't listen to music, because that might be indulging into entertainment!

If you didn't care
What happened to me
And I didn't care for you

We would zig-zag our way
Through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain

Wondering which of the
Buggers to blame
And watching for pigs on the wing
- Roger Waters

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by binocular » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:42 pm

rightviewftw wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:22 pm
I've been tempted many times and think like this too. Sometimes a song has very Dhammic meaning to me but i can not hope that others perceive it in same way or that it would make it wholesome if they did as it is not even wholesome when i do it because i do it because compelled by craving and i crave it because i do not reflect on impermanence enough, therefore there is liking on account of which i crave. It is an affliction:(
And sure enough there's a pop song that covers this too.

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by rightviewftw » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:45 pm

Do not tempt me xD
uwholesome perceptions on account of which i may be assailed by unwholesome discursive thinking is unnecessary.
I easily bliss out while posting and listening to music all day, it is bad.
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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by binocular » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:47 pm

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by Crazy cloud » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:47 pm

more dhamma

If you didn't care
What happened to me
And I didn't care for you

We would zig-zag our way
Through the boredom and pain
Occasionally glancing up through the rain

Wondering which of the
Buggers to blame
And watching for pigs on the wing
- Roger Waters

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Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Post by oncereturner » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:13 pm

:console:
rightviewftw wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:45 pm
Do not tempt me xD
uwholesome perceptions on account of which i may be assailed by unwholesome discursive thinking is unnecessary.
I easily bliss out while posting and listening to music all day, it is bad.
I guess Buddha said not to listen to music.i can't find the source text. Could you kindly provide the original message? If this is true I will stop listening to music.

I shared a lot of unwholesome music, I feel ashamed and regretful. Sometimes talented musicians tell the truth, much better I can express myself, they don't tell lies. I try to share only nonviolent, mindful songs.

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"And what is right speech? Abstaining from lying, from divisive speech, from abusive speech, & from idle chatter: This is called right speech."

— SN 45.8

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