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by Kim OHara
Thu Mar 18, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jesus is the Only Way?
Replies: 99
Views: 4781

Re: Jesus is the Only Way?

A simple check of this posters account on YT will show this is an evangelical christian trying to convert people, including many toxic attacks on any non-christian faith. I'm not sure why this needs to be shared on here, as it is you tube gutter content best to keep there. :goodpost: According to S...
by Kim OHara
Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Are the Mahāyāna "sutras" such as Shurangama Sutra real Buddha's teaching?
Replies: 46
Views: 2506

Re: Are the Mahāyāna "sutras" such as Shurangama Sutra real Buddha's teaching?

They are indeed, according to tens of millions of Buddhists. What gies you any right to deny it?

Of course they are not, according to tens of millions of Buddhists. Why do you even ask?

:jedi:
Kim
by Kim OHara
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhist and nature
Replies: 16
Views: 528

Re: Buddhist and nature

:rofl: It's not as funny as the Fount of all Wisdom demonstrating total inability to distinguish between quoting and saying. :thinking: But perhaps the Fount was doing it on purpose, to show Lesser Mortals the way to do it? It looks like fun. Can I play? Huh? Pretty Please?? We are frightened and fr...
by Kim OHara
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhist and nature
Replies: 16
Views: 528

Re: Buddhist and nature

Sam Vara wrote: Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:47 am
From tree-pruning to the abolition of capitalism in one awkward adolescent jump! :rofl:
From caring for nature to geriatric political fulmination in another. :smile:

Seems fair.

:thumbsup:
Kim
by Kim OHara
Sun Mar 07, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhist and nature
Replies: 16
Views: 528

Re: Buddhist and nature

You could, if you wished, take "caring for nature" one step further by signing this - ...We are united by a fundamental belief that all people, all living things, and the Earth are sacred. As we consider the state of the world today, our hearts overflow with concern. We are frightened and frustrated...
by Kim OHara
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Does Buddhism is an idealism?
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: Does Buddhism is an idealism?

Cool-team wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:37 am Is Mahayana Buddhism idealism, or does it say that the entire physical world exists independently of the minds of living beings?
You should ask on the Mahayana forum - https://www.dharmawheel.net/search.php? ... ive_topics

:coffee:
Kim
by Kim OHara
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Positive feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Re: Positive feedback

Karma works on the principle of positive feedback. Please provide an example to help with understanding this possibility. Here is a simple example showing why I don't understand: Suppose I say a kind word (A) to someone. Who knows even when and how the kammic result (B) will come? And how do we kno...
by Kim OHara
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:27 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Positive feedback
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Re: Positive feedback

dharmacorps wrote: Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:04 pm The recipient of kamma is in most cases ignorant of the "feedback".
True, but that doesn't stop it working - any more than ignorance of gravity loosens our bondage to the earth.

:coffee:
Kim
by Kim OHara
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Beyond Mindfulness: In Search of Wisdom in a Secular Age
Replies: 16
Views: 1161

Re: Beyond Mindfulness: In Search of Wisdom in a Secular Age

I recently published my first book - Beyond Mindfulness: In Search of Wisdom in a Secular Age. I wrote it for intellectually-minded seekers who are wary of the dogmas of traditional religion but are interested in mindfulness meditation. It explores our unexamined adherence to the materialistic worl...
by Kim OHara
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Atlantis Found
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: Atlantis Found

I'm sure you shared this here years ago - I remember the map.

:coffee:
Kim
by Kim OHara
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Are Reptilians Nagas?
Replies: 11
Views: 536

Re: Are Reptilians Nagas?

Hello all, Okay so I subscribed to Gaia TV and there's a lot of themes about how aliens visited the earth. One of these creatures are called Reptilians ... Thoughts? 🙏 Frankly, I think you should dig your garden, help out in a soup kitchen or thrift shop, sit with your local meditation group, take ...
by Kim OHara
Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: buddhists in jain texts?
Replies: 14
Views: 3330

Re: buddhists in jain texts?

what is written about sariputta and moggalana in jain text? ********** NECRO ALERT! ************ You have just re-awakened a thread that has been sleeping peacefully for more than ten years. I hope you've read it all and followed its links, because most of the people involved are no longer active h...
by Kim OHara
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:42 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Big new Sutra translated
Replies: 26
Views: 874

Re: Big new Sutra translated

... Disregard would be a better way to describe it... and not so much so because it's "far too flowery and all over the place", which it is, but because there's enough in the Sutta Pitaka to go on with than to obsess over curious works of dubious origin. I feel this way too. There is so much in the...
by Kim OHara
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Big new Sutra translated
Replies: 26
Views: 874

Re: Big new Sutra translated

Greetings, That sounds like you didn't look at the second part. Aside from being called Mindfulness Of A Body and including a list of body parts, that's alien too. Metta, Paul. :) Alien in what way? You dismissed the whole thing because it... ...Doesn't read like any Pali Sutta I've ever read... fa...
by Kim OHara
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Big new Sutra translated
Replies: 26
Views: 874

Re: Big new Sutra translated

Greetings, Doesn't read like any Pali Sutta I've ever read... far too flowery and all over the place. Metta, Paul. :) That sounds like you didn't look at the second part. ...Such is the Dharma teaching known as The Application of Mindfulness of the Body. Pay full attention and listen well; I shall ...