Do animals meditate?

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Re: Do animals meditate?

Postby acinteyyo » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:31 am

I am totally amazed that such a thing happened. What a wonderful world... remarkable
Pubbe cāhaṃ bhikkhave, etarahi ca dukkhañceva paññāpemi, dukkhassa ca nirodhaṃ. (M.22)
Both formerly, monks, and now, it is just suffering that I make known and the ending of suffering.
Pathabyā ekarajjena, saggassa gamanena vā sabbalokādhipaccena, sotāpattiphalaṃ varaṃ. (Dhp 178)
Sole dominion over the earth, going to heaven or lordship over all worlds: the fruit of stream-entry excels them.

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Re: Do animals meditate?

Postby cooran » Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:28 am

but what happened to the baby baboon next? Did she tire of it in a few more hours?
was it like cats playing with mice for a while before, eventually, getting hungry and killing them?
What happened the day after and in the days to come - a baby baboon needs a lot of feeding and care.

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Re: Do animals meditate?

Postby acinteyyo » Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:59 pm

I don't really care what happened to the baby next... it is just a big cat not a monkey and I don't think the big cat is capable of taking care of the babymonkey sufficiently. if it would be normal that big cats raise little baby monkeys we would probably see such things more often, who knows... but the predator does not seem to kill out of fun. predators dinner is assured why killing a more or less usefull babymonk and then I think it's remarkable that instead of leaving the useless babymonkey alone, it seems big cat shows some kind of child welfare for the monkeybaby, furthermore even if big cat is still hungry after monkeyparent and dicides to hunt and kill the babymonkey too, well... that's life. :shrug: :popcorn:
Pubbe cāhaṃ bhikkhave, etarahi ca dukkhañceva paññāpemi, dukkhassa ca nirodhaṃ. (M.22)
Both formerly, monks, and now, it is just suffering that I make known and the ending of suffering.
Pathabyā ekarajjena, saggassa gamanena vā sabbalokādhipaccena, sotāpattiphalaṃ varaṃ. (Dhp 178)
Sole dominion over the earth, going to heaven or lordship over all worlds: the fruit of stream-entry excels them.

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Re: Do animals meditate?

Postby Dhammabodhi » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:23 pm

Chris wrote:but what happened to the baby baboon next? Did she tire of it in a few more hours?
was it like cats playing with mice for a while before, eventually, getting hungry and killing them?
What happened the day after and in the days to come - a baby baboon needs a lot of feeding and care.

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I read somewhere that the baby died the next morning, of natural causes. This needs authentication though.

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Re: Do animals meditate?

Postby Quinn » Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:56 am

Hi :hello:
haaaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaaa haaaaaaaa haaaaaa haaaa haa haa ha :jumping:
you are all just crazy :cookoo: :rofl:

bye ha

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