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befriend
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uposatha

Postby 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

Postby bodom » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:23 pm

Hi befriend

Please see these threads:

Uposatha Observance Club
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2358&start=120

Uposatha?
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=8682

What do you do for the uposatha?
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=6951

Do you observe Uposatha days?
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=4138&start=0

Uposatha clothing
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=632

Uposatha
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=322

Uposatha Questions
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=3453

: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

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Re: uposatha

Postby befriend » Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:32 pm

thanks buddy, i appreciate that.
nothing can destroy a man who has lived a pure life

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Re: uposatha

Postby 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

Postby 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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