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Re: Merit

Postby Dhammanando » Sat May 23, 2009 1:39 am


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Re: Merit

Postby Individual » Sat May 23, 2009 2:00 am

The best things in life aren't things.


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Re: Merit

Postby cooran » Sat May 23, 2009 9:31 am

Hello all,

I found this to be an interesting dhamma talk:

Spectrum of Merits ~ Bhikkhu Aggacitta
http://sasanarakkha.org/print.php?conte ... erits.html

metta
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Re: Merit

Postby retrofuturist » Mon May 25, 2009 8:55 am

Greetings,

And if having decided that creating merit is something worthwhile (yes, it is!) then you can also see...

The Bases For Making Merit
http://www.beyondthenet.net/thedway/making_merit.htm

Metta,
Retro. :)
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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Merit

Postby retrofuturist » Tue May 26, 2009 1:33 am

Greetings,

Also....

Merit
http://www.roundfree.org/roundfree_merit.htm

A summary from a Dhamma talk about merit given by Achan Chaiyawat Kapilakan at the Buddhist Study Foundation, Wat Burana-Siriwatayaram, Bangkok, Thailand.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Merit

Postby for49 » Tue Jun 23, 2009 9:23 am

good skills and perfection


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