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by Seth19930
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: ridding yourself of Desire
Replies: 10
Views: 1650

ridding yourself of Desire

If the cause of all suffering is desire, then how do you start the path without first wanting to? and if the answer to that is; you start the path by understanding its right, then how do you first understand without a want to understand? or is this the exception to the rule? OR is there meant to be ...
by Seth19930
Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:49 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Why are llamas significant?
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Why are llamas significant?

Lama in Tibetan means weighty! I figured it out! Because the dharma is weighty!
by Seth19930
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Why are llamas significant?
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Why are llamas significant?

So the animal has no relation to the title in any symbolic way?
by Seth19930
Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Why are llamas significant?
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Why are llamas significant?

Thanks! Well since I've already posted in a Theravada discussion forum does anyone have knowledge pertaining to why llamas are significant in Tibetan Buddhism?
by Seth19930
Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Why are llamas significant?
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Why are llamas significant?

Hello everyone, I'm having a very hard time finding the reason llamas are a significant symbol in Buddhism. Any help is greatly appreciated.
by Seth19930
Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path
Replies: 11
Views: 2261

Re: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path

Thank you all for the help! I better understand!
by Seth19930
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path
Replies: 11
Views: 2261

Re: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path

thank you very much for the help! I really appreciate it!
:thanks:
by Seth19930
Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path
Replies: 11
Views: 2261

Re: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path

Thanks for the help! but now I have a new question related to the same topic... Do the paramitas prepare us for the right view?
by Seth19930
Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:36 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: 6 paramitas and 8 fold path
Replies: 11
Views: 2261

6 paramitas and 8 fold path

Can these be practiced together? or do they contradict? And how far can they be practiced together (if they can be) until one of them rules out the other?