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by Gwi
Fri Oct 01, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: Why do people say Sadhu, Sadhu, Sadhu?
Replies: 13
Views: 2801

Re: Why do people say Sadhu, Sadhu, Sadhu?

Why not three? Sri Lankans always say it three times. :D Thats wrong. If sentences u can saying 3 times. Sādhu is a "word". The Buddhå just Using 2 times, not three. All country, all world say 2 times too For a "word". For sentences u can say 3 times like: Namo tassa Bhagavatå A...
by Gwi
Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Samma SamBuddha
Replies: 11
Views: 1242

Re: Samma SamBuddha

Samma is right Sam is perfect or self ? This translated as rightly perfect enlightened ? Or rightly self englightened ? Which is the correct one ? Sammā: truly/really (benar-benar) * He is really really (truly) amazing Sambuddhå: The Enlightened One (Yang Tercerahkan) So, "Sammāsambuddhå"...
by Gwi
Fri Oct 01, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Sleeping on the floor (the ninth precept)
Replies: 30
Views: 10474

Re: Sleeping on the floor (the ninth precept)

In reaction to mindfulness of my life, I had recently decided to attempt to follow an extreme form of morality. It failed, of course. I have not been able to give up my addictions to contentious speech, alcohol, pornography, laziness, or lack of meditation, and have even been neglecting my daily ri...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?
Replies: 17
Views: 654

Re: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?

SarathW wrote: Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:17 pm
So ... Upasamanussati = aniccå, dukkhå, anattā
(This meditation is hidden) :rofl:
Could you find an English translation?
"... When you perceive impermanence, the perception of not-self becomes stabilized ...." (AN 9.1)
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?
Replies: 17
Views: 654

Re: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?

What is this? Hehehe. I suer many buddhist Forgot bout this meditation. It is "recollection of the peace of nibbānå". (Read Visuddhimaggå: after ānāpānasati) I think Upasamanussati Very suitable for old people who have difficulty with other objects. The question is whether it is a part of...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: 28 kinds of Rupa?
Replies: 4
Views: 806

Re: 28 kinds of Rupa?

The way I understand, according to Abhidhamma there are 28kinds of Rupa. https://puredhamma.net/tables-and-summaries/rupa-material-form/ We all are familiar with the four Rupa namely earth, water, fire, and air in Buddhism We are also familiar with the internal and objective Rupa (as per Abhidhamma...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stream enterer have more than 7 times rebirth !
Replies: 30
Views: 1533

Re: Stream enterer have more than 7 times rebirth !

asahi wrote: Thu May 20, 2021 9:28 am Do you think a stream enterer can have more than 7 lifetimes rebirth ?
Do you think Paccekabuddhå Candidate
can become a Paccekabuddhå,
more than 2 asangkheyyā
(plus 100,000 kappā)?



Just read:
SN II. 13. Abhisamayasaṃyuttå
(Bout Sotāpannå just have 7 lifetimes)
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: monk forbidden to cut tree
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: monk forbidden to cut tree

asahi wrote: Sat Sep 25, 2021 5:49 am Is it true ? Especially tree taller than an average man height . What are the reason .
Damaging plant reproduction,
is a violation of pacittiyå
(just admit the mistake).

Plants are not living things,
but LIVING (reproduce).
An ascetic (bhikkhu) is forbidden
To harm or damage those two things.
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Abrahmacariya
Replies: 14
Views: 2671

Re: Abrahmacariya

Technical question: What, specifically, constitutes a break of the precept (3rd of 8 precepts), "Abrahmacariya sikkhapadam samadiyami"? How do you know when this precept has been broken? Obviously, any kind of sexual intercourse breaks the precept, and I assume that masturbation and any o...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?
Replies: 17
Views: 654

Re: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?

SarathW wrote: Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:52 am
"Upasamanussati".
What is this?
Hehehe. I suer many buddhist
Forgot bout this meditation.

It is "recollection of the peace of nibbānå".
(Read Visuddhimaggå: after ānāpānasati)

I think Upasamanussati
Very suitable for old people
who have difficulty with other objects.
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?
Replies: 17
Views: 654

Re: Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects?

Why do Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta not in 40 meditation objects? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamma%E1%B9%AD%E1%B9%ADh%C4%81na Recently I contemplate Dukkha as my meditation with great results. So I was curious to investigate wherther it is in 40 meditation objects and discovered that it is not the...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Will people who attained nibbana be reborn after big bang?
Replies: 8
Views: 5150

Re: Will people who attained nibbana be reborn after big bang?

Hello everyone, Just a random question that popped into my head. Will people who attained nibbana will be reborn after universe ends and restarts? I'm surer they will never be reborn while the current universe exist (which is a very very long time), but what happens when universe ends and restarts ...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:32 am
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: nama and rupa: sutta or abhidhamma definition?
Replies: 6
Views: 931

Re: nama and rupa: sutta or abhidhamma definition?

In the suttas, I've only seen nama defined this way, such as in SN 12.2: https://lucid24.org/sn/sn12/sn12-002/index.html#flink-12 ♦ “katamañca, bhikkhave, nāma-rūpaṃ? "And-what, monks, (is) name-and-form? vedanā, saññā, feelings, perceptions, cetanā, phasso, intentions, contacts, manasi-kāro —...
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Parasites
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Re: Parasites

simsapa wrote: Sat May 29, 2021 4:11 pm Do parasites have "breath"? If so, how can we deal with them without harming them if they're harming us?
Do criminal is human? Or evil?
Why do we imprison criminals?
Why not just forgive?
by Gwi
Thu Sep 30, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: deva, devata, devaputta
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: deva, devata, devaputta

1. Devå = heavenly creature (male) can mean brahmā too (brahmā devå). * devī (female) 2. Devatā = Heavenly being (male/female) CANT mean brahmā. We need to using translation. 3. Devaputtå = celestial being (male). Can mean devå/brahmā. Using translation too. * celestial (dibbå) Ghaṭikarå (anāgāmī) i...