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by Nicholas Weeks
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: In Praise of Virtue
Replies: 34
Views: 3247

Re: In Praise of Virtue

The whole duty of man is embraced in the two principles of abstinence and patience: temperance in prosperity, and patient courage in adversity.
Seneca
by Jason
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Monastics protesting social injustice
Replies: 490
Views: 11121

Re: Monastics protesting social injustice

... what we call good, right, moral, and for the long-term welfare and happiness of all (synthesis/collective moral responsibility/societal growth and prosperity). And here, I'll just stop to note that I realize people are different, possessing variegated inclinations, desires, motives, and degrees ...
by mikenz66
Mon May 18, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddha and Statecraft
Replies: 19
Views: 561

Re: Buddha and Statecraft

... we have today, so we can't expect to find suttas with detailed expositions on such issues. 2. However, the Buddha did praise peace, stability and prosperity, and rulers who used their resources to that end. So, to answer questions about modern society and governance, I would examine what the Buddha ...
by lavantien
Sat May 16, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Donald Hoffman’s theory of conscious agents and the weather gods
Replies: 12
Views: 311

Donald Hoffman’s theory of conscious agents and the weather gods

... human point of view, sadly, we would not give some frog in a pond somewhere the time of day. What’s does a frog matter against the progress and prosperity of human civilization? Perhaps we humans are like frogs in this sense? Maybe there are vast networks of beings out there, but since we have ...
by MettaDevPrac
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one arrive at right view ?
Replies: 24
Views: 963

Re: How does one arrive at right view ?

... child who has had a good education will grow into a prosperous and successful adult. Following a lucrative trade or industry leads to wealth and prosperity, unprofitable endeavours such as gambling surely leads to ruination. Instances of good or bad results following good or evil actions are ...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one arrive at right view ?
Replies: 24
Views: 963

Re: How does one arrive at right view ?

... child who has had a good education will grow into a prosperous and successful adult. Following a lucrative trade or industry leads to wealth and prosperity, unprofitable endeavours such as gambling surely leads to ruination. Instances of good or bad results following good or evil actions are ...
by auto
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Does the advaita conception of anatta precede Buddhism?
Replies: 144
Views: 10436

Re: Does the advaita conception of anatta precede Buddhism?

... may Indra prosper us: may Pusan prosper us, the Master of all wealth. May Tarksya with uninjured fellies prosper us: Brhaspati vouchsafe to us prosperity. 7 The Maruts, Sons of Prani, borne by spotted steeds, moving in glory, oft visiting holy rites, Sages whose tongue is Agni, brilliant as ...
by constellation
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Paying taxes and second precept
Replies: 58
Views: 7121

Re: Paying taxes and second precept

... start it, with whom to start it, and a host of other suitabilities. But thought given to these two clear comprehensions will lead to success and prosperity. Similarly, The Buddha also explained the four kinds of purification of offering. Clear Comprehension of Resort The third one is called clear ...
by Aniccato
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Bhikkhu Samahita has passed away
Replies: 58
Views: 6607

Re: Bhikkhu Samahita has passed away

... As the account holder, he would have to remove them, which of course won't happen. It is hosted through youtube / google, so it will be there for prosperity. Also, his Daily Dhamma Drops will remain here, hosted by this site. The only thing that might get lost, are the other things that are on ...
by DNS
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Bhikkhu Samahita has passed away
Replies: 58
Views: 6607

Re: Bhikkhu Samahita has passed away

... As the account holder, he would have to remove them, which of course won't happen. It is hosted through youtube / google, so it will be there for prosperity. Also, his Daily Dhamma Drops will remain here, hosted by this site. The only thing that might get lost, are the other things that are on ...
by Modus.Ponens
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Antinatalism
Replies: 48
Views: 8196

Re: Antinatalism

... is not irrelevant to human beings from a purely biological perspective. It's what tilts families, communities, and societies towards peace and prosperity. The key is that good has to be backed by strength, and cannot be obscured by naivete.
by justindesilva
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Results of past karma
Replies: 56
Views: 2756

Re: Results of past karma

Is kamma vipaka or kamma always responsible to whatever that happens to a being , I mean sickness or death or prosperity etc. I have read in a sutta ( which sutta is forgotten by me) about panca niyama damma. Damma or actions that befalls on a being can be due to: Citta niyama ...
by SarathW
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Hindrance and aggregates of cligning
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: Hindrance and aggregates of cligning

... root, is a negative response to the object ranging from a slight aversion to destructive rage. 9.Envy (issaa) is the inability to endure the prosperity of others; this is associated with hate. 10.Selfishness (macchariya) is the wish to exclude others from one's own prosperity; this too is ...
by phillyy
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: The REAL Patticasamupada
Replies: 9
Views: 931

Re: The REAL Patticasamupada

Children are arahants before eating the Satanic grains of Mara.


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Seeing this image, the greedy little paws. The sinful entitlement in the eyes.

It rubs me wrong.

I want a world without grain.

So we can develop real prosperity.
by Ceisiwr
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: John Frum and Buddhism
Replies: 44
Views: 2093

Re: John Frum and Buddhism

But friend, Mayayana is Theravada, and Theravada is all one with God and Nature, sir. All religions are one, and Zen teaches us the Way of Prosperity. These are the logical teachings of our Master Buddhadasa, sir. Note it. The idea of God is a folly. Theravada is not Mahayana. All religions ...