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by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Abhidhamma Resources
Replies: 75
Views: 138450

Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Indian Buddhist Scholar Publishes Book on Relations in Abhidhamma Philosophy Indian Buddhist scholar Prof. Bimalendra Kumar has released a revised and updated edition of his book titled Relations in Abhidhamma Philosophy. The author describes the book as based on the topic of dependent co-arising, ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Buddhist Comics
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Buddhist Comics

Thus Have I Heard

Buddha Thus Have I Heard, This is the story of the life of the Lord Buddha as an animation in Thai language translated to English

Official site: http://buddha-thushaveiheard.com/



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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Buddhist Comics
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Buddhist Comics

Jātakas | Animated Buddhist Stories These videos illustrate the Jātakas, didactic tales based on past lives of the Buddha and his disciples.. a set of animations produced by Wat San Fran (a Thai temple in San Francisco) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUszMM1p0-I&list=PLVuzoIVk88hhJTjHs3yrmTjf7oBou...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is Nibbana a product of Mara?
Replies: 42
Views: 514

Re: Is Nibbana a product of Mara?

Is Nibbana a product of Mara? Of course not.. reaching Nibbana is not a simple state of peace. When the Buddha reaches Nibbana it is clear that he will investigate whether there is still any suffering. The Buddha sees Mara, he knows what Mara can and cannot do. When the Buddha is fully awake, he se...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?
Replies: 27
Views: 379

Re: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?

The Buddha and Buddhism shows the way out of this matrix or simulation. "The middle way discovered by a Perfect One avoids both these extremes; it gives vision, it gives knowledge, and it leads to peace, to direct acquaintance, to discovery, to nibbana. And what is that middle way? It is simply the...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?
Replies: 27
Views: 379

Re: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?

The Buddha and Buddhism shows the way out of this matrix or simulation. "The middle way discovered by a Perfect One avoids both these extremes; it gives vision, it gives knowledge, and it leads to peace, to direct acquaintance, to discovery, to nibbana. And what is that middle way? It is simply the ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize
Replies: 50
Views: 1350

Re: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize

Thanks for submitting applications to the BICS Essay Contest. Due to the very large number of applications received just prior to the February 28 deadline, BICS will be processing applications for the next few days. If you have NOT heard from us by March 5, 2021, your application has been unsuccess...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 335
Views: 148196

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

March

Third Quarter - 5, Fri

New Moon - 13, Sat

First Quarter - 21, Sun

Full Moon - 28, Sun

https://www.calendar-12.com/moon_phases/2021


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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Regular Caffeine Consumption Affects Brain Structure
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Regular Caffeine Consumption Affects Brain Structure

one scientific study shows that coffee decreases the gray matter of the brain and another scientific study shows that meditation increases the gray matter of the brain. but there are also many scientific papers that show the health benefits of coffee. 13 Health Benefits of Coffee, Based on Science h...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Regular Caffeine Consumption Affects Brain Structure
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Regular Caffeine Consumption Affects Brain Structure

Regular Caffeine Consumption Affects Brain Structure Frequent caffeine consumption reduces gray matter volume in areas of the right medial temporal lobe, including the hippocampus. Ten days of “caffeine abstinence” helps regenerate gray matter. https://neurosciencenews.com/caffeine-gray-matter-1778...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep

OP your references on this issue are all over the place, pop-psychology, (psuedo)science, plato, suttas, european philosophy. It is all quite disjointed. I don't see how this would help put an end to suffering, personally. :broke: yes, it's a little disconnected .. I will try to better organize it....
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep

is there how to guide on being aware during REM sleep? in the scientific work that is at the beginning of this topic .. participated in this research people who had no experience in lucid dreams and people who had experiences .. these people who had no experiences, with simple exercises, managed to...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep

A nocturnal emission, informally known as a wet dream, sex dream, nightfall or sleep orgasm, is a spontaneous orgasm during sleep that includes ejaculation for a male, or vaginal wetness or an orgasm (or both) for a female. Nocturnal emissions are most common during adolescence and early young adul...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep

Allan Kardec's Spiritist Doctrine and Spirituality in General The Spirits’ Book - Allan Kardec Chapter VIII – The Emancipation of the Soul Sleep and Dreams 400. Does an incarnate spirit willingly stay in its corporeal envelope? “That is like asking if a prisoner is happy being under lock and key. An...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Real-time dialogue between experimenters and dreamers during REM sleep

a little of Plato and Socrates Philosophy [Socrates and Adeimantus) #571] [Socrates] Last of all comes the tyrannical man; about whom we have once more to ask, how is he formed out of the democratical? and how does he live, in happiness or in misery? Yes, he said, he is the only one remaining. [Socr...