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by confusedlayman
Thu Jul 29, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Buddhist monk left body in front of camera and monks | Sadhguru explains the process of Mahasamadhi
Replies: 10
Views: 202

Re: Buddhist monk left body in front of camera and monks | Sadhguru explains the process of Mahasamadhi

Why they are making noise? Because it's an exorcism. The person troubled by pishachis, yakshis or whatever plays dead to trick them into leaving him. To make it more realistic, monks put him into a coffin and then perform a full funeral service. Why noisy? Because Myanmar funerals are noisy. If you...
by confusedlayman
Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:49 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Body doctor and buddha against
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Body doctor and buddha against

Is buddha against body doctor? Is being doctor low livehood according to people who follow spiritual path?
by confusedlayman
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Did Buddha say that the monk who breaks Sila is better than the layperson who observes Sila?
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: Did Buddha say that the monk who breaks Sila is better than the layperson who observes Sila?

SarathW wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:29 am Did Buddha say that the monk who breaks Sila is better than the layperson who observes Sila?
breaking sila is bad irrespective of layman or monk..
by confusedlayman
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: Dhammaruvan and past life
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Dhammaruvan and past life

If dhammaruvan lived eith buddhaghosa why he didnt attain arhantship or magha phala those time? Why he didnt reborn as deva at minimum which is norm for people keeping 200 plus precepts.

I hope dhammaruvan can do jhana and see his real past life in full essence
by confusedlayman
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dependent becoming
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: Dependent becoming

cappuccino wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:22 pm
confusedlayman wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:53 am instead of seeing as ham fire how to see as it is fire?
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by confusedlayman
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: explain meaning pls
Replies: 1
Views: 83

explain meaning pls

To be of noble birth, with vast ambition and of slender means, and to crave for rulership — this is a cause of one's downfall.Parabhava Sutta: Downfall
by confusedlayman
Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dependent becoming
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: Dependent becoming

instead of seeing as ham fire how to see as it is fire?
by confusedlayman
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Going raftless
Replies: 37
Views: 669

Re: Going raftless

Mr. Seek wrote Snp 5.6: "When all phenomena are done away with, all means of speaking are done away with as well." You either get it or you don't. It's kind of subtle. According to the sutta "all means of speaking are done away with" That explains why discussions of this sort, end up in confusion. ...
by confusedlayman
Sun Jul 25, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dependent becoming
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: Dependent becoming

the speaker is wrong. if a place a banana into the (external) fire, the banana will burn into ash. if a place a banana into my (internal) mouth and eat it, the banana will digest in my body, transform into nutriments and what remains will be expelled as poop. obviously, the external & the internal ...
by confusedlayman
Sun Jul 25, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dependent becoming
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Dependent becoming

by confusedlayman
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Everything and Nothing - Jim Al-Khalili
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Everything and Nothing - Jim Al-Khalili

I think it has nothing to do with buddhism. its metaphysical assumption ...
by confusedlayman
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana
Replies: 794
Views: 232549

Re: Jhana

your post is simply an abomination of ignorance. Conciiusness arise only along with its object... without arising of conciiusness there is no knowing You are conveniently forgetting about the eye? Consciousness arises dependent on the eye and its object. In dependent origination chain it is saṅkhār...
by confusedlayman
Wed Jul 21, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana
Replies: 794
Views: 232549

Re: Jhana

there is no awareness of awareness... its just conceptual thinking... buddha is really intelligent and speaker of truth.. just today I let go of awareness of awareness thinking and obsession ... uff... your post is simply an abomination of ignorance. Conciiusness arise only along with its object......
by confusedlayman
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Sex is always unwholesome
Replies: 89
Views: 9901

Re: Sex is always unwholesome

Anguttara nikaya book of ones obsession of the mind says this "bhikkhus I do not see even one other form that so obsesses the mind of a man as the form of a woman" and says also the other senses https://tipitaka.fandom.com/wiki/AN1.The_Book_of_Ones-ver2 true ... buddha is speaker of truth and knowe...