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by purple planet
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: How to deal with fleas ?
Replies: 26
Views: 5172

Re: How to deal with fleas ?

there is this formulation where just a few drops on the skin of an animal renders all the fleas on it sterile and unable to reproduce


what is it called ?
by purple planet
Sat May 31, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy
Replies: 16
Views: 1401

Re: Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy

I might not be posting no more so this is a single posting attack : just saying this is in north-sudan and i think its appropriate to make the distinction - like we dont blame the crimes of north korea on south korea i dont think its ok to blame south sudan on the crimes of north sudan not saying th...
by purple planet
Wed May 28, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anyone who has seen rebirth ?.
Replies: 100
Views: 12763

Re: Anyone who has seen rebirth ?.

so.... how would you personally tell fake from real? :embarassed: well i thought about it after writing it (even while) - and it is a false (fake) claim by me you cant be sure that its a fake claim - and even if there are signs like some kid claiming to be a reincarnation of someone from a family o...
by purple planet
Wed May 28, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anyone who has seen rebirth ?.
Replies: 100
Views: 12763

Re: Anyone who has seen rebirth ?.

two things i just watched this so i will contribute : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVjuK9u2UAY - and also there is a case of a women who remembers she was ann-frank - this two cases are the best ones i remember personally i tend to believe it because other stuff about buddhism seem to be true - n...
by purple planet
Tue May 27, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Has Vipassana reached the end of the road?
Replies: 7
Views: 1781

Re: Has Vipassana reached the end of the road?

belief in striving


whats the wrong in this ?
by purple planet
Tue May 27, 2014 5:15 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Source for "Discipline is for the purpose of restraint..."
Replies: 7
Views: 1702

Re: Source for "Discipline is for the purpose of restraint..

(so question solved so i allow myself to ask)

what is this discipline ?and what is the restraint ?

is it keeping the 8 precepts ?
by purple planet
Mon May 26, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How important is motivation in the "path" ?
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: How important is motivation in the "path" ?

And to add : how you cultivate that motivation ? or how you manage without motivation ?
by purple planet
Mon May 26, 2014 4:33 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Whats your motivation ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1933

Re: Whats your motivation ?

Thanks for the answer that was what i asked for - but i think maybe i should add some extra questions (not as the main question but as an optional questions) : In case you changed your motivation : what was the motivation you had when you started and to what motivation it changed ? if you do it to a...
by purple planet
Mon May 26, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How important is motivation in the "path" ?
Replies: 7
Views: 981

How important is motivation in the "path" ?

How important is the part of motivation in the whole process of walking in the "path" in your opinion ?
by purple planet
Mon May 26, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Whats your motivation ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1933

Whats your motivation ?

Would be interested to hear what motivates members of this forum (spefic members) - so what motivates you to practice and put effort in ?
by purple planet
Thu May 22, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How to "push throw" a hard meditation sitting ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1663

How to "push throw" a hard meditation sitting ?

In the moment of truth - when your doing a hard formal sitting meditation - how do you push throw the hard part - and i mean this is after you had overcome some hard pain - some hard boredom - some hard itching - hard doubt ect ... and even very hard - and things get very very hard - but you know yo...
by purple planet
Thu May 22, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Best comic strip - John Lennon song
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

Re: Best comic strip - John Lennon song

didnt like it - putting an israeli soldier vs women instead of a terrorist or an arab soldier - thats a bold political statement this types of cartoons have a very strong impact on peoples minds and this "small" details make a huge difference of course thanks for sharing it does have a nice general ...
by purple planet
Wed May 21, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: failing to meditate at home retreat
Replies: 17
Views: 2202

Re: failing to meditate at home retreat

thanks - may your dog go to a good place and have a good life and reach nibbana - i took care of her all day (the passing away part was not hard for me) - couldnt really meditate cause she would sometimes get caught somewhere or fall so i didnt want to meditate just to stop it every-time i hear a so...
by purple planet
Wed May 21, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: failing to meditate at home retreat
Replies: 17
Views: 2202

Re: failing to meditate at home retreat

I have much less trouble with the asetic side of it - but more with the meditations - if i would just do the 8 precepts i would have little problem (did it once for a month when i couldnt even meditate more then 30 minutes a day)
by purple planet
Wed May 21, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: failing to meditate at home retreat
Replies: 17
Views: 2202

Re: failing to meditate at home retreat

I used to want to mediate before when i was mindful during the day - its an interesting point do you think mindfulness during the day causes you to want to meditate ?

But now i have a rare opportunity to do a home retreat i dont have the privilege to wait until i would want to do a home retreat