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Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form--- Heart sutra

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Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form--- Heart sutra

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Postby Vlcimba » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:49 am

Regards[/quote]

The king doesn't want to behead them but can instead jail them for life, or limit their powers so that they aren't strong enough to rebel. I would like to have kids so yeah , it's not about the pleasure , it's about the generations that we can educate , to pass on our Buddhism teachings, so that Buddhism doesnt decline, but it probably will not, as Albert Einstein said Buddhism is going to be the future cosmic religion.
And I love my partner btw :). I guess I have a different view, I don't hope to reach full enlightenment myself, but to help others , to start Buddhism, educate them, spreading Buddhism is the path I choose to walk . :focus: Lust, is not that destructive, but it does interfere with life and dhamaic practices. I guess I just not ready yet. Jhana, is not easy to achieve /practice,for a person who is still struggling to control his addictions, it's just too far a step forward. I may be wrong , correct me :)[/quote]
A thought in my mind, if we all just want to spread Buddhism without enlightenment then we are all like banker who store no one money. Anyway, enlightenment help you do the job better and even saints (as stream enterer and one returner, you still can enjoy sexual pleasure) :tongue:

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Yeah i get you . Its a very materialistic world, and you just need something to draw peoples attention nowadays, experience is one thing, being wise is another. And haha, your so humourous, but your a wise one as well. well, i guess that your rite, i still need to reach a certain kind of level before i can start spreading it, as a lot of peopel end up as a bad tug nowadays. The buddha told us that we should not beleive in anything, and a person can reach the nirvana state of mind without even reading a single scripture iun his life, but practices dhamma and buddhist teachings along the way without knowing it, they are people like that, and i know a few of them too.
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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby manas » Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:28 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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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby dhammapal » Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:00 am

Hi Manas,

Are you familiar with the ?. The Buddha had a great sense of humor and skillful means.

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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby manas » Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:32 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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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby Dharmastarter » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:06 am

Porn free for 2 days ^^

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Postby DAWN » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:18 am

Free porn for 150 days ++

I have a question, how do the bhikkhus do, when during the night time they have some pollution and his body is liberation of that is not usefull. They wash that the same morning, our they come on pindabat without washing these robes, our something else? Because if they wash those robes the same morning, it's not be dry before evening... so i'am wondering about that.
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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby dhammapal » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:31 am

Porn-free for 134 days.

I had a near-miss last night, searching the web for a sex education fantasy. Fortunately I didn't find any photos only a diagram. I've realized that not only are nude photos a trigger for masturbation but that masturbation is a trigger for searching for porn.

I'm going to work with sexual fantasies by taking them to their logical long-term conclusions where I'll probably find I would wish to have not wasted my money and have time to myself which of course I have now. I got the idea from a in Ajaan Lee's autobiography where he contemplates disrobing and decides to think about how it would actually be like. A great story.

With metta / dhammapal.






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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby dhammapal » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:31 pm

After 134 days I just looked at some porn :( Now I'm worried that I might have downloaded a computer virus! So back to Day 1 I guess.

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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:59 pm

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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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby dhammapal » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:00 pm

Porn-free for 8 hours. Now that I know that I don't have a prostate infection I'm ready to start again.

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Re: Porn Free for 90 Days

Postby dhammapal » Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:35 am

Porn-free for 19 hours (and 134 days before that and 168 days before that). Saw a woman in the grocery store and just thought "I could always look it up on the InterNet" <joke> as something I wouldn't make a regular habit of. I caught myself in the act of doing walking meditation when my parents were out and realized that if I was really a porn-addict I would be looking at it at that time.

With metta / dhammapal.







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