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by purple planet
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Inflammatory symbols as avatars
Replies: 23
Views: 5257

Re: Inflammatory symbols as avatars

Removed it :anjali:
by purple planet
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Best meditation cushion for bad back?
Replies: 8
Views: 6347

Re: Best meditation cushion for bad back?

I meditate sitting on the bed with a pillow behind my back and the pillow is leaning on the wall - I do walking meditation before the sitting and i do it the same amount of time i do the sitting - this is how the tradition i follow meditates if you can do walking meditation with the technique you ar...
by purple planet
Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Looking for a certain sutta...
Replies: 8
Views: 1169

Re: Looking for a certain sutta...

well i found this two : MN 147 http://suttacentral.net/en/mn147 and MN 148 http://www.wisdompubs.org/book/middle-length-discourses-buddha/selections/middle-length-discourses-148-chachakka-sutta it doesnt have the similar part in the start of this suttas and the title isnt like you said but myabe its...
by purple planet
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Buddhists betray the Teachings - Jack Kornfield
Replies: 10
Views: 2208

Re: Buddhists betray the Teachings - Jack Kornfield

the dissonance begins when these things are being perpetrated or incited for in the name of the Dhamma with orange robes flashing in the background on this specific point i agree - monks shouldn't intervene in politics mods please delete this post im not srue of it - actually never was - its beyond...
by purple planet
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Buddhists betray the Teachings - Jack Kornfield
Replies: 10
Views: 2208

Re: Buddhists betray the Teachings - Jack Kornfield

I would add that while we are buddhist we are not Burmese
i really hope that no one will form a "strong opinion" on this situation without having a very "strong" knowledge first
by purple planet
Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The questions of Dr Dukkha
Replies: 60
Views: 6438

Re: Can you identify as Buddhist and still reach Nirvana?

Buddhist monks and also very advanced and respected buddhist monks use the words "I" "me" "you" ect ... Lots of them also tell stories about their personal life Buddhism is a way of becoming a better person -(not a crazy person) so whatever you read in buddhism if it seems to make you a worse person...
by purple planet
Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Advice needed.
Replies: 3
Views: 1219

Re: Advice needed.

advices that might work : dont have a personal computer(if you procrastinate with it- stuff like watching music videos ect) - study in the library and computer rooms - in my university the computer rooms were open 24/7 so if thats the case than try it try study groups i did something crazy - there w...
by purple planet
Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 395156

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BwxnFd1oGc Om sarveshaam swastir bhavatu Sarveshaam shantir bhavatu Sarveshaam poornam bhavatu Sarveshaam mangalam bhavatu Sarve bhavantu sukhinah Sarve santu niraamayaah Sarve bhadraani pashyantu Maakaschit duhkha bhaag bhavet Meaning Auspiciousness (swasti) be unt...
by purple planet
Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: "i dare you to watch this video " - youtube video
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

Re: "i dare you to watch this video " - youtube video

Yeah - though not sure if thats what the creator had in his mind
by purple planet
Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:26 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: "i dare you to watch this video " - youtube video
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

"i dare you to watch this video " - youtube video

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by purple planet
Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How you improved since you started ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3010

Re: How you improved since you started ?

Ok thanks for the good answers digity and also robdog

i do see some improvement in not getting "inside" anger - i guess i should just move forward until its even more noticeable
by purple planet
Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How you improved since you started ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3010

Re: How you improved since you started ?

i got a teacher - and he says i advance by cutting defilements - but from my search in this forum - i never see someone talking about advancement in terms of removing defilements - only in improving awareness and other ability's so im not sure at all - but i am trusting the process - but it would be...
by purple planet
Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How you improved since you started ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3010

Re: How you improved since you started ?

I really cant really tell - there isnt some very clear improvement - that i can be sure that its not wishful thinking

but :goodpost: - its something i thought about, maybe i improved a bit in right speech - but i really cant be sure its not wishful thinking
by purple planet
Thu Jun 26, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How you improved since you started ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3010

How you improved since you started ?

Well since i started im not really sure i improved in anyway (for example less defilements) - there are areas where i think im better at - but when i give it a second thought it seems its wishful thinking so was wondering - what difference do you notice since you started ? are you sure of that progr...