greeting from kuala lumpur

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willieteo
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greeting from kuala lumpur

Postby willieteo » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:08 pm

Dear brothers & sisters of the dhamma,

I m willie from kuala lumpur, malaysia.

In my search buddhism, i have came across - theravada, tibetan, chinese mahayana, zen & science of life.
In my search for meditation, i came across loving meditation and yogi meditation.
I wish to find out which meditation is the most suitable to reach nibbana.

By the way, yogi meditation do not eat meat, garlic, onion and coconut, coffee too. While in buddhist temple in brickfields bodhi vihara monks eats these except new & full moon. Therefore i need further clarification. I m in need of a guru for meditation too.

Regards

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Re: greeting from kuala lumpur

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:24 pm

Vipassanā meditation is the method to realise nibbāna.

You are fortunate in Malaysia, as you have many able teachers such as U Aggacitta or U Sujiva. (I am sure there are many others too, but I met them both in Burma when I was there in 1979-1980).

In Buddhism, what you eat is not very important, but what you think is crucial. Whatever you eat, do it mindfully and without greed or aversion.
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Re: greeting from kuala lumpur

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:16 pm

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Re: greeting from kuala lumpur

Postby Mkoll » Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:10 pm

Hello and welcome to the forum!

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Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

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Re: greeting from kuala lumpur

Postby cooran » Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:35 pm

Welcome Willie :group:

This website may be of assistance:
http://www.tbcm.org.my

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Re: greeting from kuala lumpur

Postby bodom » Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:04 pm

Welcome!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19


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