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by LukeS
Sun May 03, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Sense restraint
Replies: 18
Views: 14388

Sense restraint

Hello,
I have recently discovered that the Buddha was right about sensual pleasures. They are harmful. I was wondering if anyone has any tips on practicing sense restraint? How should I avoid watching television? How do I stay in one room all day? Thank you for listening.
by LukeS
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Five questions on meditation
Replies: 10
Views: 7214

Five questions on meditation

Hello, I have some questions on meditation. Here are a few: 1) How does one sit for long periods of time without their back or legs from hurting? I'm currently trying to sit for at least one hour per session and am finding it difficult to sit for long. Would beginning with a body scan be helpful? 2)...
by LukeS
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 2964

Re: Hello!

Hi, thanks for welcoming me. :)
by LukeS
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 2964

Re: Hello!

Hey, thanks for welcoming me! I appreciate the links. :goodpost:
by LukeS
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 2964

Hello!

:hello:
Hi all, I'm new to this forum. Looking forward to participating, gaining wisdom and discussing Buddhism! I wouldn't say I'm a novice but I admit there is so much more to learn! Are there any resources, materials or websites you would recommend? Thank you! :reading: