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by one_awakening
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Melbourne Temple in English
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Re: Melbourne Temple in English

Other than The Buddhist Society of Victoria, has anyone been to the above temples and can vouch for them?
by one_awakening
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Melbourne Temple in English
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Re: Melbourne Temple in English

Dan74 wrote: Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:03 am There's Bodhivana in Warburton.
This one appears to exist for the training of monastics
by one_awakening
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Melbourne Temple in English
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Re: Melbourne Temple in English

SarathW wrote: Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:53 am One of my friends in Australia said he is visiting the Buddhist Society of Victoria Inc.
Yeah I've been going to this one, just wanted to go do an actual temple for something different
by one_awakening
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Melbourne Temple in English
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Melbourne Temple in English

Has anyone in the Melbourne (Australia) area found a Theravada Temple where they do regular events in English?
by one_awakening
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Off the cushion practice v On the cushion practice
Replies: 19
Views: 388

Re: Off the cushion practice v On the cushion practice

If find I get more "light bulb moments" off the cushion
by one_awakening
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Concepts
Replies: 11
Views: 5682

Re: Concepts

Ceisiwr wrote: Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:11 pm At which point in the cognitive process do concepts arise?
object-conciousness-contact-feeling-perception-concepts
by one_awakening
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 6275

Re: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?

rightviewftw wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:34 am Mindfulness in and by itself is not a meditation method, it is a power, a faculty and a factor. There are samadhi developmemts which lead to and have mindfulness as their reward, mindfulness is thus developed.
Yes, this is my understanding.
by one_awakening
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 6275

Re: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?

Could one say Mindfulness is not a form of meditation, it just means to remember.
by one_awakening
Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 6275

Re: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?

To me, when you're meditating you are practising mindfulness. The two cannot be separated.
by one_awakening
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?
Replies: 11
Views: 6275

Re: Why do I keep hearing that Mindfulness is a Form of Meditation?

NuanceOfSuchness wrote: Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:37 pm From where are you quoting this from?
Is not a quote, it's just what I hear in the media.
by one_awakening
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Vipassana
Replies: 5
Views: 9852

Re: Vipassana

Vipassana is not a meditation technique, it's a quality to be cultivated
by one_awakening
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Did the Buddha make mistakes?
Replies: 59
Views: 30364

Re: Did the Buddha make mistakes?

He may of been an Arahant, but he's still human and humans make mistakes
by one_awakening
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Contemplating impermanence
Replies: 33
Views: 22596

Re: Contemplating impermanence

befriend wrote: Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:17 am Is thinking about how the 5 aggregates are impermanent a way of meditation?
This would be part of insight practice