Selling medicine marijuana, is it violate the 5th precept

Buddhist ethical conduct including the Five Precepts (Pañcasikkhāpada), and Eightfold Ethical Conduct (Aṭṭhasīla).
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Re: Selling medicine marijuana, is it violate the 5th precept

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:51 am

Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta


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Postby manas » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:16 am

Then the Blessed One, picking up a tiny bit of dust with the tip of his fingernail, said to the monk, "There isn't even this much form...feeling...
perception...fabrications...consciousness that is constant, lasting, eternal, not subject to change, that will stay just as it is as long as eternity."

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Postby Annapurna » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:18 am

http://www.schmuckzauberei.blogspot.com/

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Postby Caraka » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:28 pm

Funny how you can replace marijuana with gun or other objects, and have exact same discussion. :tongue:

I would like to ask you to think of why the 5 percepts was defined, what do you think was the goal? The reason behind?

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"It's easy for us to connect with what's wrong with us... and not so easy to feel into, or to allow us, to connect with what's right and what's good in us."

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Postby Annapurna » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:01 am

http://www.schmuckzauberei.blogspot.com/

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Postby Annapurna » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:02 am

Marc, try this link by all means. There is a standardized medicine....
http://www.schmuckzauberei.blogspot.com/

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Postby amtross » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:58 pm

I had a friend with Rheumatoid Arthritis that hated getting high but she ingested MJ (had a prescription) because it was the only effective relief she could find. RA is extremely painful. Providing someone in this kind of need with medicine that helps them is compassionate!

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Postby mikenz66 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:15 am

Hi Daniel,
Clearly you're not willing to take seriously the experiences that Aloka and I have of seriously disturbed people whose problems were clearly triggered by marijuana use. For obvious reasons I'm not going to elaborate on the details, so I'll bow out at this point.

:anjali:
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"It's easy for us to connect with what's wrong with us... and not so easy to feel into, or to allow us, to connect with what's right and what's good in us."


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