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by Crazy cloud
Sun May 09, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

Mood disorders are real. just like autism and adhd are real, its not just "all in their head". These kinds disorders are real and real people suffer from them. And just like with all illness, as we unenlightened beings "have not gone beyond illness", you sometimes have to take medicine to cure or m...
by Crazy cloud
Thu May 06, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

He usually means a different trauma -- a traumatic event in the past. Acute PTSD, like in veterans of the war, is almost always absolutely uncurable by the mind alone. But yes, with the Ayahuasca it's treatable. I've listened a lot to Gabor, and a few other specialists on trauma treatment, and neve...
by Crazy cloud
Thu May 06, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

This is true I know of one case atleast who was the Dalai lamas doctor when he was being tortured by the Chinese military or whatever he would think of how they were going to hell for torturing him he did get angry at times but would arouse this notion of kamma vipaka and have compassion for their ...
by Crazy cloud
Wed May 05, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

The mind knows its way home and can lead you there. Sometimes id does, and sometimes it doesn't. When it doesn't, it's a psychological disease, and the mind can't heal itself on its own. ADHD is not a psychological disease, but rather a variety of norm. Schizophrenia, depression, PTSD etc. are dise...
by Crazy cloud
Wed May 05, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

Psychotropics can have side effects but they are good at bringing the mind out of flight fright flee response. It's more Buddhist to take these drugs if you didn't you could harm yourself or someone else that's not dhammic. From those who do researches on the use of psychedelics in the treatment of...
by Crazy cloud
Tue May 04, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

I'm glad it helped :) But, it's virtually impossible to trust your awareness when your awareness tell you the ceiling fan is talking to you. What I know is that without the medication, my brother would be lost or dead by now. Or, too busy literally talking to ceiling fans and thinking they are actu...
by Crazy cloud
Tue May 04, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

I would agree with Buddha when he told us to not believe in anybody and their teachings. If one follows the pointing, one ends up with consciousness and awareness, aka: the end of the world, and the end of suffering.
Stop trusting the world, and trust awareness!
by Crazy cloud
Tue May 04, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

learned to cope with it after I trusted awareness completely. I'm glad it helped :) But, it's virtually impossible to trust your awareness when your awareness tell you the ceiling fan is talking to you. And without knowledge and experience with Buddhas teachings, I would be totally lost, or dead by...
by Crazy cloud
Mon May 03, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

And when the root cause is biological, altering the biology is entirely appropriate. :smile: If there is one who has total knowledge of the flow, then yes, but since there is no one that has it, no one should try controlling it. The root cause is not just biological, it is psycho/bio/cultural. That...
by Crazy cloud
Mon May 03, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

Psychological diseases are treated by psychological measures : psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychoactive drugs. It is not a philosophical question, it's medical. And sometimes they get it right, and sometimes they do even more harm to the patients. They hardly go to the root cause, but focuses in on ...
by Crazy cloud
Sun May 02, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

They hardly go to the root cause, but focuses in on symptoms and altering the chemical flow in the body. And when the root cause is biological, altering the biology is entirely appropriate. :smile: If there is one who has total knowledge of the flow, then yes, but since there is no one that has it,...
by Crazy cloud
Sat May 01, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?
Replies: 47
Views: 843

Re: what are your thoughts on taking psychotropic medications for mood disorders?

Psychological diseases are treated by psychological measures : psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychoactive drugs. It is not a philosophical question, it's medical. And sometimes they get it right, and sometimes they do even more harm to the patients. They hardly go to the root cause, but focuses in on ...
by Crazy cloud
Sat May 01, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Where to find a monastery that does not bow to statues?
Replies: 16
Views: 656

Re: Where to find a monastery that does not bow to statues?

Lost1984 wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 3:38 am Want to find a monastery that does not bow to statues. :buddha2:
What are you able to bow to, other than a statue?
by Crazy cloud
Sun Apr 25, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Meditation and Cannabis
Replies: 26
Views: 358

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A footnote in Venerable Ledi Sayadaws 'The Noble Eightfold Path and its factors explained' : 'At a meeting of a Buddhist society, a lecturer was addressing people upon the Five Precepts. Coming to the last one, he commented that as the Buddha had taught the Middle Way, by this precept was meant nei...