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by bodom
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newly Joined
Replies: 19
Views: 390

Re: Newly Joined

Welcome!

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by bodom
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: death of forum member dylanj
Replies: 44
Views: 1040

Re: death of forum member dylanj

:candle:

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by bodom
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello to everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 3484

Re: Hello to everyone

Welcome!

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by bodom
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Good Morning!
Replies: 9
Views: 2749

Re: Good Morning!

Welcome!

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by bodom
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Reacquaintance
Replies: 5
Views: 6057

Re: Reacquaintance

Welcome!

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by bodom
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In this world..
Replies: 47
Views: 10736

Re: In this world..

:focus: Dhamma Wheel is an environment for the discussion of Theravada Buddhism. Special forums have been created for special areas of interest so please respect these boundaries. Conversation not within the scope of this forum, may potentially be allowable at other DW sites, such as Dharma Wheel En...
by bodom
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In this world..
Replies: 47
Views: 10736

Re: In this world..

auto wrote: Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:47 pm
bodom wrote: Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:39 am Please refrain from posting Mahayana sutras in this forum. Thanks.

:namaste:
Sorry i don't get it what you mean.
If you would like to tie Mahayana sutras to the topic here please start a new thread in the Connections to Other Paths sub forum. Thanks.

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by bodom
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Four Noble Truths
Replies: 30
Views: 6851

Re: The Four Noble Truths

According to SN 56:30 it is simultaneously: 56:30. With Gavampati At one time several mendicants were staying in the land of the Cetis at Sahajāti. Now at that time, after the meal, on return from alms-round, several senior mendicants sat together in the pavilion and this discussion came up among th...
by bodom
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In this world..
Replies: 47
Views: 10736

Re: In this world..

Please refrain from posting Mahayana sutras in this forum. Thanks.

:namaste:
by bodom
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Let's collect the sutta accounts of people attaining a path here
Replies: 7
Views: 6797

Re: Let's collect the sutta accounts of people attaining path here

Thera and Therigatha's are a gold mine.

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by bodom
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: buying/using gun
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: buying/using gun

Mr Man wrote:I wouldn't take the exceptions to the rule as an endorsement of violent self-defence.
Whose doing that?

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by bodom
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: buying/using gun
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: buying/using gun

Answered my own question. In the Vinaya, Suttavibhanga, the 92 pacittiya (rules entailing confession), number 74 states “Non-offenses. According to the Vibhaṅga, there is no offense for a bhikkhu who, trapped in a difficult situation, gives a blow “desiring freedom.” The Commentary’s discussion of t...
by bodom
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: buying/using gun
Replies: 59
Views: 4577

Re: buying/using gun

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:However, for a Buddhist it is more appropriate to rely on loving-kindness and mindfulness for protection.
Bhante isn't there somewhere in the Vinaya that says a monk can fight off a would be attacker if need be?

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by bodom
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is oneness same as nothingness?
Replies: 33
Views: 4345

Re: Is oneness same as nothingness?

Article from Bhikkhu Thanissaro

We Are Not One
https://www.dhammatalks.org/books/Noble ... n0007.html

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by bodom
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Namaste!
Replies: 12
Views: 14166

Re: Namaste!

Welcome!

:namaste: