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by SarathW
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: How to be happy about other people's achievements, when you don't have it?
Replies: 13
Views: 274

Re: How to be happy about other people's achievements, when you don't have it?

First of all, you should understand the near enemy and the far enemy of Mudhita. (appreciative joy) Then you can see this in a worldly and unworldly way as others suggested. Always remember, others success also your success. For instance, I am not an Arahant but I am advising and helping in this for...
by SarathW
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)
Replies: 413
Views: 25475

Re: Coronavirus (Wellness, Diet & Fitness)

Are you wearing your mask too long?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-G8YT7xXTc
by SarathW
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please guide me about goal setting.
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Please guide me about goal setting.

Hi there, you've asked the same question in two other threads. What are you missing or not getting from the replies there? Matter of interest could you give me the link to those two posts, please? Here they are: https://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=37762 https://www.dhammawheel.com/view...
by SarathW
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Do we create akusala or kusala cittas in sleep?
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: Do we create akusala or kusala cittas in sleep?

I would say yes. Two understand you should know the difference between Kusala and Papa. ie: "Sabba papassa Akaranam, Kusalassa upasamapda" Papa generally means breaking the five precepts by words or deeds. Akusala means the breaking precepts by thoughts. So in your dreams you may have bad thoughts s...
by SarathW
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please guide me about goal setting.
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Please guide me about goal setting.

Dhamma Chameleon wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:30 am
Hi there, you've asked the same question in two other threads. What are you missing or not getting from the replies there?
Matter of interest could you give me the link to those two posts, please?
by SarathW
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please guide me about goal setting.
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Please guide me about goal setting.

Hi there, you've asked the same question in two other threads. What are you missing or not getting from the replies there? It is OK to ask the same question again. I some times ask the same question many times because the answers do not sink in. Another thing is we do not study form ansers so we fo...
by SarathW
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please guide me about goal setting.
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Please guide me about goal setting.

JC938 wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:38 am
Dhamma Chameleon wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:30 am
Hi there, you've asked the same question in two other threads. What are you missing or not getting from the replies there?
I'm sorry, I won't ask again. @Mod, Please close this thread.
No need. David got lot of bandwidth. (I hope he will not go broke) :D
by SarathW
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please guide me about goal setting.
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Please guide me about goal setting.

Hi there, you've asked the same question in two other threads. What are you missing or not getting from the replies there? It is OK to ask the same question again. I some times ask the same question many times because the answers do not sink in. Another thing is we do not study form ansers so we fo...
by SarathW
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Please guide me about goal setting.
Replies: 16
Views: 225

Re: Please guide me about goal setting.

In my opinion, health, wealth, and spirituality go together.
This is why so many rich people commit suicide or sick.
But rich people who got a balanced life live longer with a happy life.
by SarathW
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Is there a big difference between different lineages?
Replies: 8
Views: 356

Re: Is there a big difference between different lineages?

I think there is a big difference in some lineages.
For instance, Dhammayutta (Ven. Thannisaro) linage is very different when it comes to Anatta and Nibbana. The most important teaching of Buddhism.
by SarathW
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dharma Paths -- Reborn
Replies: 5
Views: 3310

Re: Dharma Paths -- Reborn

Yes. I completely forgot about it.
I found my password is still active.
:thumbsup:
by SarathW
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings everyone
Replies: 8
Views: 410

Re: Greetings everyone

:hello:
by SarathW
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Is it possible to see khandhas?
Replies: 12
Views: 385

Re: Is it possible to see khandhas?

Is it possible to see khandhas as a result of advancing in the practice of vipassana Yes. That is the purpose of satipatthana. I think the purpose of the satiratthana is to see the emergence and disappearance of dhammas. Agree. Dhamma includes Khandhas. =========================== "Furthermore, the...
by SarathW
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Interest in Buddhism
Replies: 13
Views: 742

Re: Interest in Buddhism

:hello:
by SarathW
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Purpose of life is to be happy.
Replies: 68
Views: 927

Re: Purpose of life is to be happy.

It is gradual training.