renunciation merit

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renunciation merit

Postby befriend » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:47 pm

does anyone know how much merit one would make for refraining from all sexual activity including thinking about sex?
nothing can destroy a man who has lived a pure life

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Re: renunciation merit

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:51 pm

"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: renunciation merit

Postby whynotme » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:05 pm

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Re: renunciation merit

Postby dhammapal » Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:46 am

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Re: renunciation merit

Postby DAWN » Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:32 am

Investigate and analyse your body.
Doing that you will udrstand that this body is full of reulsive things.

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