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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Suicide is not Buddhist
Replies: 34
Views: 682

Re: Suicide is not Buddhist

DooDoot wrote: Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:26 am
SarathW wrote: Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:28 am still experience the pain in the next birth.
evidence? :shrug:


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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 461
Views: 113130

Re: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)

How Does a Pandemic End? Here's What We Can Learn From the 1918 Flu

https://time.com/5894403/how-the-1918-f ... mic-ended/


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by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: death of forum member dylanj
Replies: 44
Views: 1040

Re: death of forum member dylanj

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by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Explanation needed: Contact is one end. The origin of contact is the second end. The cessation of contact is the middle.
Replies: 22
Views: 543

Re: Explanation needed: Contact is one end. The origin of contact is the second end. The cessation of contact is the mid

37. Not Yours At Savatthī. “Bhikkhus, this body is not yours, nor does it belong to others. It is old kamma, to be seen as generated and fashioned by volition, as something to be felt. Therein, bhikkhus, the instructed noble disciple attends carefully and closely to dependent origination itself thu...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Can you show me a proof that the phenomenon streamenterer excist?
Replies: 19
Views: 469

Re: Can you show me a proof that the phenomenon streamenterer excist?

user99 wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:02 pm Can you show me a proof of that?
Try to use logic!

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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Mara
Replies: 17
Views: 505

Re: Mara

I read before either Buddha or Moggallana recalled in past life Mara is their nephew. On one occasion, Moggallana once discovered Mara hiding in his intestines and Mara exclaimed even the Buddha dun discovered him so quickly. Do the above accounts seem like he is an entity to u? No, that doesn't ma...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did the Buddha Ever Visit Sri Lanka?
Replies: 91
Views: 7318

Re: Did the Buddha Ever Visit Sri Lanka?

I see no reason to believe that he did. I found this article from the Sunday Times, which refers to the account in the Mahāvaṃsa, which is not in the Tipiṭka or its Commentaries, but among the Other Books. Sri Lankan children are taught in school about the Buddha's visit to Sri Pāda, so they take i...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Jambudipa
Replies: 61
Views: 6945

Re: Jambudipa

rajitha7 wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:42 am Legal action has been launched against the British Govt.
Thanks for sharing!

didn't know this story

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by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: heartwood is same sāra as in saṃsāra?
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: heartwood is same sāra as in saṃsāra?

Saṃsāra Saṃsāra or Sansar (Devanagari: संसार) is a Sanskrit word that means "wandering" or "world", with the connotation of cyclic, circuitous change.[1][2] It is also the concept of rebirth and "cyclicality of all life, matter, existence", a fundamental belief of most Indian religions.[3][4] In sh...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: An argument for ultimate reality from a Theravādin perspective.
Replies: 79
Views: 1668

Re: An argument for ultimate reality from a Theravādin perspective.

Thoughts? Views... To complicate to understand what you mean, the Tuth is simple, that's why it's True. Imagine there is 1 and 0. 1 is conditioned sankharas 0 is pure citta Between them is con-sciousness Even 0,00...001 will never touch 0, they have no contact, 0 is free from 1. 1 and 0 can not exi...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How Dalai Lama is so sure he will live until he is 94 years old?
Replies: 16
Views: 485

Re: How Dalai Lama is so sure he will live until he is 94 years old?

In most Tibetan Buddhist centers, at the end of each activity in the center, it is common for them to recite a prayer for the Dalai Lama to have a long life. Prayer for the Long Life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama GANG RI RAWÉ KORWÉ SHYING KHAM SU In the heavenly realm of Tibet, surrounded by a chai...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: No reason to practice Buddhism without rebirth
Replies: 26
Views: 756

Re: No reason to practice Buddhism without rebirth

"Now, Kalamas, one who is a disciple of the noble ones — his mind thus free from hostility, free from ill will, undefiled, & pure — acquires four assurances in the here-&-now: "'If there is a world after death, if there is the fruit of actions rightly & wrongly done, then this is the basis by which...