chownah wrote:If it can be eaten it *is* eaten here.
Kim O'Hara wrote:chownah wrote:If it can be eaten it *is* eaten here.
Typical of any place where people have been really really hungry in the recent past.
Sanghamitta wrote:Beliefs common in the UK when I was growing up and still found now.
If a woman washes her hair during times of menstruation she will weaken herself and become ill.
" Germs" that cause colds and flu (presumably bacteria and viruses ) live in the grass and so a heavy frost means that there are fewer colds and flu in circulation, because the frost kills them off.
If you swallow chewing gum it can get tangled around your heart,
Smoking cigarettes in the early stages of a cold can stop it developing if you exhale the smoke through the nose.
Smoking cigarettes cures a headache.
Bats can get tangled in your hair and the only way to untangle them is to have all your hair shaved off.
If virgin children plant seeds or bulbs the plants will grow better.
and many many others. There is no culture, including modern western ones , with no folk beliefs
In China, the saying is:
Wind wrote:Is it a coincidence that all the Theravada Buddhist Countries (Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Sri Lanka) are so under-develop?
Sanghamitta wrote:And in your opinion Wind, did it constitute Right Speech, this pushing of the dominoes ?
Thai_Theravada wrote:If you think like this, So which country you consider developed country?
and what mean you use to judge us?
Indeed, We're happy as we are.
We're proud to be the country that retain Theravada Buddhism for many decades.
ando wrote:Maybe its because of how they define "happiness?"
Thai_Theravada wrote:Namustsakarn Pra Ajahn Appicchato
If you think you doing something like mental experiment, domino effect observation or just for
fun, I'd like to told you that everything you done is karma.
and we would not negligent a little karma because it will turn to be a big one faster you think.
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