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befriend
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uposatha

Post by befriend » Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:51 pm

i love observing the uposatha, but would like to read some stuff on its benefits for meditation, and how much merit it creates. do people hear have good experiences with it? thanks!
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Re: uposatha

Post by bodom » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:23 pm

Hi befriend

Please see these threads:

Uposatha Observance Club
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... &start=120" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Uposatha?
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=8682" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

What do you do for the uposatha?
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=6951" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Do you observe Uposatha days?
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 38&start=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Uposatha clothing
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=632" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Uposatha
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=322" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Uposatha Questions
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=3453" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

:namaste:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: uposatha

Post by befriend » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:32 pm

thanks buddy, i appreciate that.
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Re: uposatha

Post by PeterB » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:44 pm

At first a novelty...then a duty...then a source of great strength.

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Re: uposatha

Post by befriend » Mon Oct 10, 2011 5:07 pm

PeterB wrote:At first a novelty...then a duty...then a source of great strength.

that is so awesome.
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