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by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kamma vipaka an obsolete
Replies: 27
Views: 286

Re: Kamma vipaka an obsolete

I prefer to see kamma-vipaka in terms of feelings, such as pleasure and pain. The above sounds questionable because feelings without craving, attachment & becoming are not dukkha. AN 6.63 says: And what is the diversity of deeds? Katamā ca, bhikkhave, kammānaṁ vemattatā? There are deeds experienced...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Does "sakadāgāmī" really mean "once-returner" ???
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: Does "sakadāgāmī" really mean "once-returner" ???

Gwi wrote: Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:46 am ....
Thank you Gwi. This forum is for examination of Pali. Kind regards :)
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 7222
Views: 1041858

Re: Stream enterer have more than 7 times rebirth !

As pointed out in Ratana Sutta, a Sotapanna will not go further 7 lives. "Those who fathom the noble truths taught by the one of deep wisdom, do not take an eighth life, even if they are hugely negligent. This sublime gem is in the Saṅgha: by this truth, may you be well !" - Ratana Sutta The Pali a...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Iti 63
Replies: 9
Views: 217

Re: Iti 63

un8- wrote: Mon Sep 13, 2021 10:11 pm Being disassociated from the aggregates also stops the cycle that maintains the aggregates, so one is rested.
Sounds strange because for 45 years the Buddha had no craving, had complete dispassion but had five aggregates.
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: telling parents about renunciation
Replies: 22
Views: 430

Re: telling parents about renunciation

would say that there is a difference, which is what Thanissaro Bhikkhu alludes to. Not-self : Pragmatic insight strategy No-self : Metaphysical speculative view The former is an insight practice and knowledge to be perceived and applied to experience to release clinging. The latter is a metaphysica...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "The Buddha via the Bible"
Replies: 17
Views: 308

Re: "The Buddha via the Bible"

Now you state they're not attracted to food. Whoops i meant "non-returner" is not attracted to food. Therefore, attraction to food would be the most subtle sensual craving of a once-again-returner; particularly given it is related to the most basic life need. them being not attracted to food has no...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "The Buddha via the Bible"
Replies: 17
Views: 308

Re: "The Buddha via the Bible"

un8- wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:00 am What's unique to the Buddha Dhamma is Supermundane Right View

And then Paṭiccasamuppāda itself has several interpretations like three life model vs one life, etc..
The above sounds illogical because Paṭiccasamuppāda is Supramundane. :mrgreen:
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Does anyone know the name of the Sutta about unintentional patracide?
Replies: 13
Views: 202

Re: Does anyone know the name of the Sutta about unintentional patracide?

It was probably more common during that time as family had a lot of power back then such as arranged marriages, doweries, inheritance, etc.. The above sounds irrelevant. There are five heinous crimes, which all show the most extreme ignorance of Dhamma. For example, parents fed us food, just like t...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "The Buddha via the Bible"
Replies: 17
Views: 308

Re: "The Buddha via the Bible"

That still doesn't say anything about what type of sensuality a once-returner enjoys, which is what you said, it doesn't say anything about them liking food and "mango chocolate coconut ice cream" over sex. Sorry but the suttas say the sakadāgāmi has reduced greed. The Puttamansa Sutta appears to d...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Does "sakadāgāmī" really mean "once-returner" ???
Replies: 11
Views: 1075

Re: Does "sakadāgāmī" really mean "once-returner" ???

The dictionary provides the following about sakadāgāmī " ("once-returner"): Sakid & Sakiṃ adverb once. 1. sakiṃ: DN.ii.188; Ja.i.397; Dhp-a.iii.116 (sakiṃvijātā itthi primipara); once more: Mil.238; once for all: Thig.466; Dhp-a.ii.44; Thag-a.284 2. sakid (in composition see also sakad -āgāmin) : i...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "The Buddha via the Bible"
Replies: 17
Views: 308

Re: "The Buddha via the Bible"

There's no sutta that says what kind of sensuality a once-returner enjoys like "thai sticky rice", so your post is unfounded. It's ok to make mistakes. The suttas say about sakadāgāmī: Bhikkhus, one bound by the bond of sensual desire and by the bond of being is a returner , one who comes back to t...
by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Killing precept
Replies: 16
Views: 226

Re: Killing precept

The above sounds like superstition. Also, Wiki is politically captured.

by DooDoot
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 498
Views: 209067

Re: Coronavirus

You can search in google about this medicines and look for yourself. If you follow trustworthy sites you will find that these drugs do not cure COVID-19 and they are quite dangerous. The Buddha warned us against false (unsubstantiated) speech. Last year, Mario's mother had Covid, was helped by doct...
by DooDoot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "The Buddha via the Bible"
Replies: 17
Views: 308

Re: "The Buddha via the Bible"

As usual, Ajahn Geoff is very perceptive of how the dhamma is twisted to "fit" western culture, often to the detriment of the dhamma. Read his book Buddhist Romanticism for a thorough handling of the matter. The article appears ridiculous. For example: The Canon never defines mindfulness as an open...
by DooDoot
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: the buddha rejected eternalism (and annihilationism)
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: the buddha rejected eternalism (and annihilationism)

cappuccino wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:42 pm annihilation implies the afterlife!
No. Annihilation implies a self that is annihilated, per the sutta definitions already quoted. Regards :reading: