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by sentinel
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: No self and self not exist
Replies: 21
Views: 4812

No self and self not exist

Dear forum , Anatta commonly translated as "no self" or "not self" . Does natthattā’ti (self does not exist) is the same as anatta ? Thanks When Vacchagotta asked me whether the self does not exist absolutely, if I had answered that ‘the self does not exist absolutely’ I would have been siding with ...
by sentinel
Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 1194
Views: 70232

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

The problem is, we are discussing what is accurate in terms of Right View. Right View is understanding the Four Noble Truths. The 3rd Noble Truth is nibbāna, so by discussing nibbāna as we have been doing here we are discussing Right View. We are trying to arrive at Right View. As such, you should ...
by sentinel
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Four Noble Truths
Replies: 30
Views: 7064

Re: The Four Noble Truths

It depends , if one were to include the practice of sila samadhi that is progressive . But at the moment of penetration one could says it is sudden . But even that the word trainings itself is implying progressive . The realisation came with dhamma eye arose yet it is not final as there are more wor...
by sentinel
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: On the Existence of Nibbana
Replies: 1194
Views: 70232

Re: On the Existence of Nibbana

one arrive at "this is not me / not mine" one suppose have already seen the "dhamma" but that is not yet nibbana . One achieve nibbana at the third turning of the wheel . Since 1st 2nd 3rd stage still have works to do the fetters is still there and the meaning of nibbana is total destruction of defi...
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate
Replies: 31
Views: 30022

Re: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate

DNS wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:53 pm
sentinel wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:21 pm Happy Monday .
Es feliz domingo aqui.

(It's happy sunday here.) :tongue:
:roll:

I am afraid i dont know the sentence meaning .
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate
Replies: 31
Views: 30022

Re: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate

Let it go . . . . Nop , that is not the main point . You should let it go . I am just joining the discussion to help improving the forum quality . Anyway i already addressed the Main Point . 《《《Suggestion box Tell us how you think the forum can be improved. We will listen .》》》 Happy Monday . :lol:
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate
Replies: 31
Views: 30022

Re: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate

Why are you getting angry with me, aren't you able to have a relaxed conversation without arguing? I'm a regular member here and I'm not being oppressed by the staff at Dhamma Wheel, nor am I being irrational right now. Its getting near to bedtime in my part of the world, so I'll bid you " Goodnigh...
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate
Replies: 31
Views: 30022

Re: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate

Dont mix up the sensible moderation with abusing powers accompany by biases . It is like saying we are thankful to the goverment members who serves the country but that does not mean when they abuses their powers and commited misconduct it should not be brought out to get rectification . Dont tell u...
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate
Replies: 31
Views: 30022

Re: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate

. It is obvious many people including him might have favouratism , discrimination and with powers oppress the powerless and intelligent bully the unintelligent . Even if they are long term practioner they are not free from commiting wrong action And indeed that goes for you and me as well, sentinel...
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate
Replies: 31
Views: 30022

Re: An active moderator shouldn't enter debate

The moderators can delete the post he/she does not agree with his/her personal opinon. Debatiing moderator should not allow to delete the posts. I remember my thread on color problem that i tried to address was locked by David . Actually he only have to inform that he could try to restore it and no...
by sentinel
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: need help with this ideology
Replies: 17
Views: 4941

Re: need help with this ideology

By doing nothing, old karma will act and new karma wont produce.. leads to liberation [/b] If by doing nothing refers to --- No Reaction towards some outer or inner influences , then there is No New Kamma being Made . In this way that it was said one could achieve liberation . I came across this te...
by sentinel
Sat Aug 22, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Khema and santi
Replies: 0
Views: 6861

Khema and santi

Hi pali teacher ,
I wonder if both are synonym ?
by sentinel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Need Mudita Phrases
Replies: 14
Views: 9289

Re: Need Mudita Phrases

Isnt that strange , it seems all these quotes posted here are leaning towards metta instead of mudita . Mudita is the joy arises in you anytime you experience someone in goodness or something wonderful is happening .
by sentinel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Patisambhidamagga and Sabhava
Replies: 2
Views: 8868

Re: Patisambhidamagga and Sabhava

Greetings, What is voidness in change? Born materiality is void of individual essence;1 disappeared2 materiality is both changed and void. Born feeling is void of individual essence; disappeared feeling is both changed and void. Born perception ... [and so on with 199 of the 201 ideas listed in Tr....
by sentinel
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is oneness same as nothingness?
Replies: 33
Views: 4439

Re: Is oneness same as nothingness?

Kinca is something , akinca is no something or thing-less . I dont know pali for oneness , someone may be able to help .