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Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby Wizard in the Forest » Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:06 am

What are the best ways to maintain suitable conversation in regards to overcoming obstacles to defilements and obstructions to nibbana?

I know this is a general question, but I would like to know more about your own experiences with the right conversations, and how it worked for you.
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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby ground » Sat Jan 01, 2011 11:09 am

I feel you should be more specific and not imply a definite result on the potential answerer's side ("how it worked for you"). The specific questions you actually may have might be questions another did not have so far.

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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby Fede » Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:56 pm

Right conversations about.... what?
Buddhism?
Troublesome dogs?
Cooking?
Sex?
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Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

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Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby Wizard in the Forest » Sat Jan 01, 2011 11:04 pm

I said about overcoming obstacles and defilements. :smile:
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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby unspoken » Sun Jan 02, 2011 3:13 am

Can you explain in simple english? Thats not simple enough for me to understand. Sorry :embarassed:
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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby ground » Sun Jan 02, 2011 6:55 am

Wizard in the Forest wrote:I said about overcoming obstacles and defilements. :smile:

The suitable conversation is about the 8fold path.

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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby Wizard in the Forest » Sun Jan 02, 2011 7:40 am

:jumping:

Simple answer. hehehehe!
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Re: Suitable conversation about obstacles and defilements?

Postby Individual » Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:40 pm

Wizard in the Forest wrote:What are the best ways to maintain suitable conversation in regards to overcoming obstacles to defilements and obstructions to nibbana?

With mindfulness.
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