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by Coëmgenu
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Interbeing
Replies: 90
Views: 1724

Re: Interbeing

... food provided by the faithful, earn their living by wrong means of livelihood, by low arts, such as these: (1) Palmistry — prophesying long life, prosperity, etc. (or the reverse), from marks on child's hands, feet. etc. [/size]This one is interesting because it indicates that the Buddha did not ...
by DooDoot
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Suttas using the term "dehaṃ" ("body")
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Suttas using the term "dehaṃ" ("body")

... the original dictionary page scan. upacaya m. elevation, excess View this entry on the original dictionary page scan. upacaya m. increase, growth, prosperity etc.
by SteRo
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Do we need a friend in life?
Replies: 20
Views: 571

Re: Do we need a friend in life?

... should one who sympathises be understood as a warm-hearted friend: (i) he does not rejoice in one's misfortune, (ii) he rejoices in one's prosperity, (iii) he restrains others speaking ill of oneself, (iv) he praises those who speak well of oneself." Thus spoke the Exalted One. And when ...
by Dhammanando
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Do we need a friend in life?
Replies: 20
Views: 571

Re: Do we need a friend in life?

... should one who sympathises be understood as a warm-hearted friend: (i) he does not rejoice in one's misfortune, (ii) he rejoices in one's prosperity, (iii) he restrains others speaking ill of oneself, (iv) he praises those who speak well of oneself." Thus spoke the Exalted One. And when ...
by TRobinson465
Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Is it good karma to be born as a westerner?
Replies: 26
Views: 7344

Re: Is it good karma to be born as a westerner?

... traits fluctuate with time. In the Dark ages Europe was one of the worst places to live. It does depend on how you look at it however, as material prosperity is near worthless in comparison to spiritual wealth. Better it is to live one day virtuous and meditative than to live a hundred years immoral ...
by Dhammanando
Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: What sutta was the concept of "krya citta" based on?
Replies: 2
Views: 3433

Re: What sutta was the concept of "krya citta" based on?

... to this or that destiny, or plane of rebirth, actions conducing to authority, influence, riches, adherents and retainers, celestial or human prosperity. and also the contrary error of some modernists who draw antinomian conclusions from passages like Dhammapada 39, claiming that an arahant ...
by Coëmgenu
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What kamma did animals in the zoo did to be locked in the cage?
Replies: 15
Views: 3811

Re: What kamma did animals in the zoo did to be locked in the cage?

... This is such a childish and naïve understanding of karma that I really don't know where to begin. You are teaching some kind of odd Buddhist prosperity gospel where, if you do good works and have a sunny disposition, wicked karma will never hit you. It's a boldfaced lie. Pigs are born in ...
by confusedlayman
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kāyassa bhedā
Replies: 12
Views: 4429

Re: Kāyassa bhedā

... in order to exit jhana and reborn into next one. a mendicant enters and remains in the .. absorption. upasampajja - sampajjana:[nt.] success; prosperity; becoming. entering, it is really not entering, it is prospering, i wonder if it also refers to rebirth which is spontaneous when it comes ...
by auto
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kāyassa bhedā
Replies: 12
Views: 4429

Re: Kāyassa bhedā

... in order to exit jhana and reborn into next one. a mendicant enters and remains in the .. absorption. upasampajja - sampajjana:[nt.] success; prosperity; becoming. entering, it is really not entering, it is prospering, i wonder if it also refers to rebirth which is spontaneous when it comes ...
by Ceisiwr
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?
Replies: 25
Views: 2618

Re: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?

Buddhas and Bodhisattvas have been saving the world to bring us to this point, for there to be eventual full peace and prosperity in all Species of life. :buddha1: And then the Lion will lay with the Lamb, right? :? You betcha my dear friend, and all thanks to your kindness and Love ...
by Mahabrahma
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?
Replies: 25
Views: 2618

Re: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?

Buddhas and Bodhisattvas have been saving the world to bring us to this point, for there to be eventual full peace and prosperity in all Species of life. :buddha1: And then the Lion will lay with the Lamb, right? :? You betcha my dear friend, and all thanks to your kindness and Love ...
by Ceisiwr
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?
Replies: 25
Views: 2618

Re: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?

Mahabrahma wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:00 am
Buddhas and Bodhisattvas have been saving the world to bring us to this point, for there to be eventual full peace and prosperity in all Species of life. :buddha1:
And then the Lion will lay with the Lamb, right? :?
by Mahabrahma
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?
Replies: 25
Views: 2618

Re: Did Buddha talk about the pleasure of sex?

... by what means, to what end? Buddhas and Bodhisattvas have been saving the world to bring us to this point, for there to be eventual full peace and prosperity in all Species of life. :buddha1: Respect the work of the Buddha, because ultimately he did it all for a reason, not just to propound some ...
by SarathW
Mon Oct 26, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Renunciation, Catholic-style.
Replies: 4
Views: 3224

Re: Renunciation, Catholic-style.

... is made of the same stuff as the present. We well know that what we have that is good, wealth, power, esteem, knowledge, love of those we love, prosperity of those we love, and so on, does not suffice to satisfy us. But we believe that the day when we will have a little more, we will be satisfied. ...
by Sam Vara
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Renunciation, Catholic-style.
Replies: 4
Views: 3224

Renunciation, Catholic-style.

... is made of the same stuff as the present. We well know that what we have that is good, wealth, power, esteem, knowledge, love of those we love, prosperity of those we love, and so on, does not suffice to satisfy us. But we believe that the day when we will have a little more, we will be satisfied. ...