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I'm gone!

Postby Alobha » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:58 am

Hey everyone,

I'm gone for a week to conduct a little experiment on myself. For the next seven days I'll refrain from my casual online activities except for checking emails to see how life goes without music, youtube, series and all that stuff. Instead, I will spend my free time with the four foundations on mindfulness and a good share of metta towards me and others. I'll report how it was next Wednesday.

See ya everyone :anjali: ,
Alobha

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Re: I'm gone!

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:19 pm

:anjali:
Hope you enjoy the lack of internet!


He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: I'm gone!

Postby Alobha » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:51 am

I reduced my mediaintake by around 95% last week.

That said, the last week was full of some good Dhammapractice. Others may think it is strict what I do, but i'm just strict with the defilements. They come up when you deny them their food. Ajahn Chah's was a great read regarding the attitude towards practice.

And here's Uposatha, so this will be another fine day. It's also a good day to renew my determination for practice and I will stay with a minimum intake of media for a while.
Cya around,
Alobha

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Postby Cittasanto » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:07 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: I'm gone!

Postby DAWN » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:11 am

Sadhu !

Actualy during all october, i lived without internet, and i will continue this.

If some one want to do it to, i want to say one thing - DISCIPLINE, DISCPIPLINE and one more time DISCIPLINE. When you go into "free sweeming", without any internet or TV etc, if there is no discipline - there is fail, you go down.
Sabbe dhamma anatta
We are not concurents...

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Re: I'm gone!

Postby DAWN » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:02 pm

Sabbe dhamma anatta
We are not concurents...

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Re: I'm gone!

Postby Alobha » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:12 pm

Yes indeed! Well said!


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