YOU CANNOT POST. OUR WEB HOSTING COMPANY DECIDED TO MOVE THE SERVER TO ANOTHER LOCATION. IN THE MEANTIME, YOU CAN VIEW THIS VERSION WHICH DOES NOT ALLOW POSTING AND WILL NOT SAVE ANYTHING YOU DO ONCE THE OTHER SERVER GOES ONLINE.

the great rebirth debate - Page 151 - Dhamma Wheel

the great rebirth debate

A discussion on all aspects of Theravāda Buddhism
User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:28 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:43 pm


Nyana
Posts: 2233
Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:56 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Nyana » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:13 pm


Nyana
Posts: 2233
Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:56 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Nyana » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:21 pm


User avatar
daverupa
Posts: 5980
Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:58 pm

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby daverupa » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:15 pm


Nyana
Posts: 2233
Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:56 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Nyana » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:11 pm


User avatar
daverupa
Posts: 5980
Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:58 pm

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby daverupa » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:55 pm

I understood "unreasonable and entirely unnecessary way to live" differently than apparently you'd meant; sorry to be obtuse here.

Nyana
Posts: 2233
Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:56 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Nyana » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:43 am

At any rate, in a single lifetime scenario there's no reason to disengage from any hedonistic pleasures as long as one is not causing harm and can rationalize the pleasure to pain ratio in a cost-benefit analysis.

User avatar
Spiny Norman
Posts: 4918
Joined: Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:32 am
Location: Spam, wonderful spam

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Spiny Norman » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:47 am

"My religion is very simple - my religion is ice-cream."
Dairy Lama

User avatar
Spiny Norman
Posts: 4918
Joined: Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:32 am
Location: Spam, wonderful spam

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Spiny Norman » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:50 am

"My religion is very simple - my religion is ice-cream."
Dairy Lama

User avatar
Spiny Norman
Posts: 4918
Joined: Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:32 am
Location: Spam, wonderful spam

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Spiny Norman » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:03 am

"My religion is very simple - my religion is ice-cream."
Dairy Lama

User avatar
daverupa
Posts: 5980
Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:58 pm

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby daverupa » Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:13 pm


User avatar
Lazy_eye
Posts: 996
Joined: Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:23 pm
Location: Laurel, MD
Contact:

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Lazy_eye » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:29 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:57 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:57 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:03 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:46 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:22 pm


User avatar
BlueLotus
Posts: 393
Joined: Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:46 am

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby BlueLotus » Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:30 pm


Kenshou
Posts: 1030
Joined: Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:03 am
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Re: Is hell and hungry ghost realm to be taken literally?

Postby Kenshou » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:19 pm



Return to “General Theravāda discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 40 guests

Google Saffron, Theravada Search Engine