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by mario92
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: bodhisattvas
Replies: 13
Views: 248

Re: bodhisattvas

Thanks for the answer disciple
by mario92
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: bodhisattvas
Replies: 13
Views: 248

Re: bodhisattvas

Hello according to Mahayana buddhism there are a lot of bodhisattvas i searched them and they are, just to name: In Tibetan Buddhism, the major bodhisattvas are known as 'The eight bodhisattvas': Ksitigarbha, Vajrapani, Akasagarbha, Avalokitesvara, Maitreya, Nivaranaviskhambhin, Samantabhadra and M...
by mario92
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: bodhisattvas
Replies: 13
Views: 248

bodhisattvas

Hello according to Mahayana buddhism there are a lot of bodhisattvas i searched them and they are, just to name: In Tibetan Buddhism, the major bodhisattvas are known as 'The eight bodhisattvas': Ksitigarbha, Vajrapani, Akasagarbha, Avalokitesvara, Maitreya, Nivaranaviskhambhin, Samantabhadra and Ma...
by mario92
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Question having children
Replies: 16
Views: 975

Re: Question having children

Thanks all for the answers :anjali:
by mario92
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: giving beggars question
Replies: 19
Views: 289

Re: giving beggars question

There are four ways the gift can be wholesome. In your case, you are the giver of virtues and giving to unvirtues. (perhaps but we do not know) In any case, this is a good gift if you are virtuous. To be a perfect gift both the giver and the receiver have to be virtuous. https://www.dhammawheel.com...
by mario92
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: giving beggars question
Replies: 19
Views: 289

Re: giving beggars question

Thanks Ceisiwr, i have more clarity now. :anjali:
by mario92
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: giving beggars question
Replies: 19
Views: 289

giving beggars question

Namaste i want to ask a question: here in my surroundings are a lot of beggars, i live in a suburb of houses, some of them steal from houses, others use drugs, others are just migrants, etc. You can not notice. Is it good to give to beggars in general even though is possible that i would be supporti...
by mario92
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Alms-giving to what seems like a corrupt temple in my city
Replies: 24
Views: 3322

Re: Alms-giving to what seems like a corrupt temple in my city

I think they are not corrupt, I think there are some arahants from that tradition even a living one, acariya thoon was an arahant. To be honest, you do not know that he was an Arahant, and his closest disciples did not know either. It is mere speculation and hearsay. He may have been an Arahant, bu...
by mario92
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Alms-giving to what seems like a corrupt temple in my city
Replies: 24
Views: 3322

Re: Alms-giving to what seems like a corrupt temple in my city

I think they are not corrupt, i think there are some arahants from that tradition even a living one, acariya thoon was an arahant. This is one of the best temples. They helped me with a jhana adiction that i overcome just by reading one of his books called paradigm shift.
by mario92
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Question having children
Replies: 16
Views: 975

Re: Question having children

Thanks all for the answers :namaste:
by mario92
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Question having children
Replies: 16
Views: 975

Question having children

Namaste i want to ask a question: is it wise to have children? My plan in life was to earn enough money to be able to live in monastery and ordain. But what if i dont succeed? Do child are needed when one had grown old in the body? What is your opinion? Also i want to ask another question: is it wis...
by mario92
Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: lay person and job
Replies: 9
Views: 379

Re: lay person and job

I am in a similar position, the only way i could develop in spiritual practice would be when i leave my catholic family and live independently financially in another home or in a monastery. I wish this could be soon. I donate to the sangha with the intent in mind of being independent and have a good...
by mario92
Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Question giving flowers
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Question giving flowers

Thanks chownah and citcuit :anjali:
by mario92
Tue Mar 09, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Question giving flowers
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Question giving flowers

Namaste all what is the motivation of giving flowers to monks? What is the cause? Is it like sharing a beautiful landscape? Is it useful for monks or something? Thanks
by mario92
Tue Mar 02, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Lay organization
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Lay organization

Hi James i live in Mexico, there are 2 theravada monasteries i will try to save some money (long term goal) to go to some of them.