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by JC938
Sat May 08, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: How many times a day does a monk take bath?
Replies: 2
Views: 80

How many times a day does a monk take bath?

Hi,

I would like to know how many times a day does a monk take bath? Is it one time or two and is it in the morning or evening.

Thank you.
by JC938
Wed May 05, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Signs you will not attain enlightenment ?
Replies: 24
Views: 523

Re: Signs you will not attain enlightenment ?

Keep going, daan, sila, bhavana, keep on going and don't worry about anything.
by JC938
Tue May 04, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Where do you sit to do meditation?
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: Where do you sit to do meditation?

Hi, I ask this question in another section but I think this is more appropriate section. I want to ask, where do you sit to do meditation, is bed room ok? I prefer sitting on grass in the open, the only place i can think of where i live (bangkok) is closed due to covid. Where do you do meditation? ...
by JC938
Tue May 04, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Where do you sit to do meditation?
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Where do you sit to do meditation?

Hi, I ask this question in another section but I think this is more appropriate section. I want to ask, where do you sit to do meditation, is bed room ok? I prefer sitting on grass in the open, the only place i can think of where i live (bangkok) is closed due to covid. Where do you do meditation? T...
by JC938
Tue May 04, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Where do you sit to do meditation?
Replies: 4
Views: 125

Where do you sit to do meditation?

Hi,

Where do you sit to do meditation?

Is using bed room ok to do sitting meditation?

I prefer sitting on grass in the open along with trees and nature but i live in bangkok. And the nearest place i can think of is puttamonthon but its currently closed due to covid.

Thanks for the answers.
by JC938
Tue May 04, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: lay person and job
Replies: 13
Views: 665

Re: lay person and job

Be aware of the arising of greed. You don't need anything more than the basic needs which you get as gifts when you become a monk.
by JC938
Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: I think negative alot.
Replies: 16
Views: 250

Re: I think negative alot.

retrofuturist wrote: Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:33 am Greetings,

Right Effort.

Specifically, learn more about the roots (mula) of good and evil.

The Roots Of Good And Evil.

Metta,
Paul. :)
Thank you. :namaste:
by JC938
Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: I think negative alot.
Replies: 16
Views: 250

I think negative alot.

Hi,

I think negative alot, when I walk outside, I see people, my mind just think negative, when I see Buddha statues, I think negative, I see monks, I think negative, I see anything, anyone, I think negative, I think negative with my parents and siblings aswell, what should I do?

Thanks.
by JC938
Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Questions about good and bad
Replies: 24
Views: 906

Re: Questions about good and bad

I believe lying is wrong everywhere.
by JC938
Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please explain more about daan, sila, bhavana and sila, samadhi, panya.
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Please explain more about daan, sila, bhavana and sila, samadhi, panya.

Hi,

Please explain more about daan, sila, bhavana and sila, samadhi, panya.

Thanks.
by JC938
Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Meditating when sleep deprived ?
Replies: 13
Views: 559

Re: Meditating when sleep deprived ?

chownah wrote: Sat Mar 13, 2021 3:10 pm A lack of sleep can lead to deranged hallucinations....or even just run of the mill confusion......
chownah
Agree, I experience this, didn't sleep, kept thinking, and got into alot of delusions and hallucinations. Bad experience.
by JC938
Sun Mar 14, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Meditating when sleep deprived ?
Replies: 13
Views: 559

Re: Meditating when sleep deprived ?

SteRo wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:20 pm
dpcalder wrote: Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:06 pm Thoughts on this?
When sleep deprived you should take a nap.
agree.
by JC938
Sun Mar 14, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism and slave worker
Replies: 18
Views: 559

Re: Buddhism and slave worker

If the pay rate is reasonable, I think it's ok, as long as the business owner is not cheating and taking advantage of their worker, I don't see any problem. Everyone has to work to earn a living.
by JC938
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: African or American or Indian, we are all human.
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: African or American or Indian, we are all human.

This is typical Hindu religious chauvinism. I've some Indian friends and we just don't talk Buddhism because they haven't a clue. "They aren't real Buddhists," they say of modern Buddhists of any sect, "because the Buddha taught according to the Vedas and taught a reformed version of Vedic religion...
by JC938
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: African or American or Indian, we are all human.
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: African or American or Indian, we are all human.

... All religion leads to this same bliss. Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Sikh or any other religion, leads to Nirvana. ... How about Kopimism? :thinking: I don't know what is that, but a religion that teach people about God and how to reach Him is a true religion. Buddha was God Himself, hind...