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by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Was Alan Watts a hypocrite?
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Was Alan Watts a hypocrite?

Spiny Norman wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:23 pm That's why going to the pub is such great fun. :tongue:
The slightest of all the results coming from drinking fermented & distilled liquors is that, when one becomes a human being, it leads to mental derangement.

Vipaka Sutta: Results
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

Thanissaro Bhikkhu wrote:"I have no self" is just as much a doctrine of self as the view "I have a self."

Alagaddupama Sutta: The Water-Snake Simile
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

Spiny Norman wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:31 pm I recognise the dilemma.
you think in terms of no-self …


no-self leads to thinking of annihilation
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

That's correct for Advaita, but not for Buddhism. Anatta negates Atma. The clue is in the negating prefix. And what is undeclared by me? ... 'The soul & the body are the same'... 'The soul is one thing and the body another'... Cula-Malunkyovada Sutta You probably need to find a decent Advaita teach...
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

Spiny Norman wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:19 pm
cappuccino wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:12 pm
SteRo wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:21 pm the self/soul
not the same
That's correct for Advaita, but not for Buddhism.

Anatta negates Atma. The clue is in the negating prefix.
And what is undeclared by me? ... 'The soul & the body are the same'... 'The soul is one thing and the body another'...


Cula-Malunkyovada Sutta
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

SteRo wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:21 pm the self/soul
not the same
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

thepea wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:45 pm So is the soul the mind?
:shrug:
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Judgement
Replies: 41
Views: 388

Re: Judgement

thepea wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:41 pm Silence is not helpful when you find yourself in front of a judge.
Matthew 7:1-3
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: I want to stop taking clozapine and the injection for (Schizophrenia)
Replies: 18
Views: 232

Re: I want to stop taking clozapine and the injection for (Schizophrenia)

JC938 wrote: Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:31 pm Should I stop it?
I expect that will make things worse
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Have I broken the five precepts?
Replies: 38
Views: 380

Re: Have I broken the five precepts?

SarathW wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:19 am However, I do not know how to handle it when you have a beehive in your house entrance!
just that it is intruding in your life


whatever the meaning is
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Have I broken the five precepts?
Replies: 38
Views: 380

Re: Have I broken the five precepts?

SarathW wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:46 am How differently you handle the situation?
I would look for the dream meaning of bees


since life is a dream so to speak
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Judgement
Replies: 41
Views: 388

Re: Judgement

chownah wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:34 am I am fact; others are fiction.
chownah
you are confused
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: A doctrinally comprehensive guide to achieving Nibbana?
Replies: 12
Views: 160

Re: A doctrinally comprehensive guide to achieving Nibbana?

dpcalder wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:04 am Any recommendations?
just understand:

Dependent Arising

:candle:
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:44 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

And what is undeclared by me? ... 'The soul & the body are the same'... 'The soul is one thing and the body another'...


Cula-Malunkyovada Sutta
by cappuccino
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Soul plane
Replies: 42
Views: 430

Re: Soul plane

thepea wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:04 am I see the soul as accumulation of past trauma.
Is this in line with buddhas teachings?
Buddha doesn't teach about the soul


but neither does he teach against the soul