Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

Postby clw_uk » Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:08 am

I think it means that one will not have doubts about past future and also will have no need to look towards past or future.
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Re: Entering the stream

Postby cooran » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:56 pm

---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

Postby amrit » Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:30 am

As far as I can see you're all entangled in a great tangle, and too far away from attaining at least the first jhana. :cry: Don't waste your time arguing with each other. Not many people have courage and luck to become Theravada Buddhist Monk. A rare chance. Keep aside everything. your heads burning in fire. Hurry yourselves to extinguish it...!!!

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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

Postby cooran » Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:10 am

Hello amrit, HeavenStorm,all,

I think I've posted this somewhere here already.
The Jhānas and the Lay Disciple According to the Pāli Suttas ~ Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi
http://mail.saigon.com/~anson/ebud/ebdha267.htm

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---The trouble is that you think you have time---
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---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

Postby rowyourboat » Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:57 pm

i think how a stream entrant has only 7 lives left (at max) belongs to those aspects called 'acinteyya' or unknowable/unthinkable- and is in the real of a buddhas understanding but not those of a mere mortals like us! trying to make sense of this will drive us around the bend! :cookoo:
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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

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Re: Entering the stream

Postby Ben » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:33 pm

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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