Casual discussion amongst spiritual friends.
I just wanted to congratulate the admins and moderators on this sight for allowing open and meaningful discussion of the Dhamma.
As many of you would have seen I sometimes post views that are contary to the classical traditional view but I have been allowed to voice these views and engage in meaningful discussion about them without fear of censorship.
This site if a great benefit to all who seek the Dhamma, it does a great service
Just wanted to express my gratitude.
not worrying about
the past and the future,
giving rise to the present moment,
becoming established in this place of full perfection.”
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Agreed! Thank you Retro and TheDhamma!
I am on extended leave until further notice. Please refer all moderation issues to our other moderators or administrators.
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I think it's great, too.
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.
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Greetings Craig, all,
Thank you for the kind words.
It is our intention here to allow people to discuss the Dhamma freely so long as they're able to treat others respectfully and respect the intent and boundaries of certain specialised sub-fora.
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)'We should not congratulate someone on the success of their misdeeds, but on the contrary should endeavour to advise him or her to lead a more skilful and wholesome life. If such advice is ignored then we can only give up and let go' - Phra PanyapatipoDharma Wheel (Mahayana / Vajrayana forum)
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I have followed the discussion and will continue to, even if I continue to have nothing to add. It is helpful to me to read different viewpoints from those further along the path.
So, thanks to all parties for maintaining civility even in disagreement, and thanks to the admins for allowing open dialogue.
"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma
"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi
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