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by SarathW
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Attainment of no thought
Replies: 20
Views: 152

Re: Attainment of no thought

Why no thought state is not discussed in sutta? Is it same as samadhi of non attention to signs? Is it same as cessastion of perception and feelimg ? If ybere is no thought no mental expereiemce so no suffering but its not given in sutta? Whats the drawback? Non clinging leads to cessation of thoug...
by SarathW
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Robes Made From Recycled Plastic
Replies: 9
Views: 111

Re: Robes Made From Recycled Plastic

Actually, that's the other way round: if we reduce our plastic consumption, oil producers will reduce their output because they have no market for the stuff. No. The main product is the front runner. They have to discard the by-product normally. Some times by product turn out to be the main product...
by SarathW
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: Wonderful re-birth story from Sri Lanka!
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Wonderful re-birth story from Sri Lanka!

The following story in the Sinhalese language. This story is about a young man who drowned in the Kandy river on January 31st, 2001 and reborn on 31st January 2002. After the death of her son from the tragedy, the mother was doing austerities in Dalada Maligava for requesting her son to come back. H...
by SarathW
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Dhammayut Thai Temples Friendly to Phenomenonlogical Approach?
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: Dhammayut Thai Temples Friendly to Phenomenonlogical Approach?

I hope that the following link may have some information just to start the topic.

Is there a big difference between linages?

https://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.p ... ta#p573259
by SarathW
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Buddha has very high IQ
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: The Buddha has very high IQ

Perhaps Buddha would have failed the IQ test altogether.

by SarathW
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Robes Made From Recycled Plastic
Replies: 9
Views: 111

Re: Robes Made From Recycled Plastic

wearing the defilements of the people
Agree. But:
1) Reduce waste
2) Recycle if can not stop waste.

Many countries now charge for plastics bags hence reducing the waste.
Plastic is a by-product of petroleum, so the only way to reduce plastic is to reduce petroleum consumption.
by SarathW
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Robes Made From Recycled Plastic
Replies: 9
Views: 111

Re: Robes Made From Recycled Plastic

This is the process.
by SarathW
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Four Noble Truths
Replies: 11
Views: 268

Re: Four Noble Truths

It is important to note that people who attain Nibbana instantly, by hearing one word of Buddha already had perfected Sila and Samadhi. What they need was only Panna.
by SarathW
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Sadhguru
Replies: 41
Views: 1432

Sadhguru on Darwin's Theory of Evolution, Science or religion?

Sadhguru on Darwin's Theory of Evolution, Science or religion?
If you want to go back word follow God, If you want to go forward follow Darwin.

by SarathW
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: help with a mother's request
Replies: 23
Views: 535

Re: help with a mother's request

Not sure what you are asking.

What about the Bodhi tree leave or the footprint of Buddha . Dhamma Wheel etc.
by SarathW
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Sadhguru
Replies: 41
Views: 1432

Re: Sadhguru

The One Intelligent Thing That Alexander Did

Is this a true story? If so what is the source?

Delhi - Archaeological site:

https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/393/



by SarathW
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Help!
Replies: 8
Views: 246

Re: Help!

Metta Sutta: These dispossessed deities discussed the situation among themselves and decided to frighten the monks away by showing them terrifying objects, by making dreadful noises and by creating a sickening stench. Accordingly, they materialized all these terrifying conditions and afflicted the m...
by SarathW
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newly Joined
Replies: 19
Views: 399

Re: Newly Joined

Dear Dhamma Friends, I like to discuss on the last precepts of the 5 precepts which is intoxication. The underlying of this precept is the consequences that the intoxication will give rise to loosing our sati / mindfulness. Question is whether 1 or 2 pints would break the precept And the reason for...
by SarathW
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How to arouse dispassion to formations?
Replies: 33
Views: 470

Re: How to arouse dispassion to formations?

Gratification
Drawbacks
Escape
by SarathW
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: What does ego mean?
Replies: 30
Views: 374

Re: What does ego mean?

What is the pali word for "ego"?