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by cappuccino
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Do we need a friend in life?
Replies: 20
Views: 257

Re: Do we need a friend in life?

JC938 wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:49 pm I have no friend.
Buddha is a friend
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

that would be something additional on top of the actual experience. “There is that sphere where there is no earth, no water, no fire nor wind; … there, there is neither this world nor the other world, neither moon nor sun; this sphere I call neither a coming nor a going nor a staying still, neither...
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Am I a bad lay buddhist?
Replies: 11
Views: 198

Re: Am I a bad lay buddhist?

Mangaka wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:15 am What if there is someone who lives in a place where aren't bhikkhus around
https://www.youtube.com/


:shrug:
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is greed (lobha)?
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: What is greed (lobha)?

JC938 wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:03 pm Is wanting to earn wealth so as to become financially stable greedy?
Lou Mannheim wrote:The main thing about money … is that it makes you do things you don't want to do.
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: I cant lose weight. How can I lose weight?
Replies: 34
Views: 441

Re: I cant lose weight. How can I lose weight?

sphairos wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:49 pm Anyway, stop eating sugar. Not more than 20g a day. This alone will easily make you lose 10-15 kg.
:goodpost:
by cappuccino
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Can I get 3 months break?
Replies: 14
Views: 280

Re: Can I get 3 months break?

JC938 wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:02 pm I need to lose some weight.
Only eat after 12
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

:candle:
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

It isn't a state of mind. Buddha some­times preferred to explain what Nibbāna was not. It was, he told his disciples, a state where there is neither earth nor water, light nor air; neither infinity or space; it is not infinity of reason but nor is it an absolute void … it is neither this world or a...
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

Spiny Norman wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:46 pm
the rice exists when unconditioned


most find this difficult to accept


they expected the rice to disappear
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

Spiny Norman wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:50 pm Sorry, I don't follow. What does the rice represent here?
the cooled rice is unconditioned


the heat was the conditioning
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

Spiny Norman wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:36 pm States of mind are conditioned, so logically
like cooled rice is a state of food
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

Spiny Norman wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:16 pm The question stands. Is it a thing, a state of mind, or something else?
state of mind and physical element
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

So what is Nibbana, exactly? It is the Unformed, the Unconditioned, the End, the Truth, the Other Shore, the Subtle, the Everlasting, the Invisible, the Undiversified, Peace, the Deathless, the Blest, Safety, the Wonderful, the Marvellous, Nibbæna, Purity, Freedom, the Island, the Refuge, the Beyon...
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What experiences Nirvana?
Replies: 155
Views: 11358

Re: What experiences Nirvana?

skandha wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:26 pm
cappuccino wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:51 pm the corresponding realm is Nirvana
After the death of an arahant there is no longer any corresponding, no reference points what so ever.
there is no stress in Nirvana
by cappuccino
Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Unconditioned
Replies: 278
Views: 3184

Re: Unconditioned

skandha wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:04 am
difficult to understand


but a state without stress does not have to be a lack of existence