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by cappuccino
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Can we accept secular Buddhism as Buddhism?
Replies: 104
Views: 2870

Re: Can we accept secular Buddhism as Buddhism?

DNS wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:57 pm Secular buddhism = who cares, there's no rebirth anyway.
also known as lying to oneself
by cappuccino
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: Dare mighty things
Replies: 15
Views: 1168

Re: Dare mighty things

Pondera wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:44 am Yes, we destroy, pollute, and waste away every part of the earth we come into contact to.
this is a function of Kali Yuga
by cappuccino
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: i dont like the term 'unbound'
Replies: 19
Views: 329

Re: i dont like the term 'unbound'

sam·sa·ra
noun
the cycle of death and rebirth to which life in the material world is bound.


:candle:
by cappuccino
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: i dont like the term 'unbound'
Replies: 19
Views: 329

Re: i dont like the term 'unbound'

i have suspected he holds eternalist views, but i would be glad to know if he did not. eternity is not the same as eternalism its been my understanding that he doesnt wish for westerners to think nibbāna means annihilation. but this could be done by carefully explaining that nibbāna is the cessatio...
by cappuccino
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kamma
Replies: 30
Views: 484

Re: Kamma

simsapa wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:45 pm The Jains, for instance, believed that kamma was a kind of particle matter that got attached to the soul. It would then be the goal of practice to rid the soul of this matter. I'm looking for clear refutation of this view.
your intentions affect your mind


your mind affects you and your future
by cappuccino
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jesus is the Only Way?
Replies: 44
Views: 1251

Re: Jesus is the Only Way?

DNS wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:00 pm But there may be a small percent who really did see something in their NDE
by cappuccino
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6950
Views: 962780

Re: the great rebirth debate

mjaviem wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:02 pm What do you think?
well if people cannot handle the truth, then they should not practice Buddhism
by cappuccino
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.
Replies: 62
Views: 4262

Re: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.

Bundokji wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:12 am
cappuccino wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:14 pm Viññanam anidassanam
Yes, it is the wrong sign
No…
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.
Replies: 62
Views: 4262

Re: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.

Bundokji wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:50 pm Where does the Buddha teach that consciousness without feature to be the unconditioned?
Viññanam anidassanam
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.
Replies: 62
Views: 4262

Re: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.

Bundokji wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:08 pm Where is the annihilation in what i said? Being beyond element does not make it any less of a condition
the unconditioned is unborn and so immortal
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.
Replies: 62
Views: 4262

Re: Eternal citta in "Theravada"? ---> probably Found.

Bundokji wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:41 am That does not make it eternal.
you believe in annihilation?


that's wrong view
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ants 🐜 (Consciousness & Self-awareness)
Replies: 29
Views: 525

Re: Ants 🐜 (Consciousness & Self-awareness)

from above we are the ants


of course we have consciousness


despite being like ants
by cappuccino
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread
Replies: 2361
Views: 396867

Re: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread

pegembara wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:58 am There is no world out there.
by cappuccino
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread
Replies: 2361
Views: 396867

Re: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread

mjaviem wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:47 pm You can read what I said believing we have a special connection to past lifes or you can read it without believing it.
:shrug:
by cappuccino
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread
Replies: 2361
Views: 396867

Re: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread

Could you quote a Sutta … so I can correct my view? I recollected my manifold past lives, i.e., one birth, two...five, ten...fifty, a hundred, a thousand, a hundred thousand, many eons of cosmic contraction, many eons of cosmic expansion, many eons of cosmic contraction & expansion: 'There I had su...