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by Babadhari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 902760

Re: the great rebirth debate

:jumping:
chownah wrote:As to the smell and taste of peppermint......when I think about it I'm not sure if i remember it or if I can just imagine it but I am really sure I can recognize it when I put it on my mouth.
chownah
by Babadhari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 902760

Re: the great rebirth debate

smell of sandalwood and smell of rotting corpe are so powerful for me i can recall them as clear as on old friends voice or face i can recall the taste of old chillum smoke in my mouth at will also.. No you can't, howsoever strong the smell is, if the source of the smell is not in your proximity, y...
by Babadhari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: In the Buddha's Words - Open Source Version
Replies: 25
Views: 65460

Re: In the Buddha's Words - Open Source Version

thanks mike

i recall this has been recommended by Dhamma Wheel members as an invaluable source
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement
Replies: 21
Views: 4530

Re: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement

thank you once again cuulavuso for another invaluable passage. :namaste:
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Exposure to specific dhamma because of kamma ?
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: Expusure to specific dhamma because of kamma ?

hi purple planet i have often come across very meaningful passages by random chance and from presentation by others, but feel as though i would be foolish and be lacking effort were i not to invest time searching for writings which i believ to be essential for progress. such profound insights and di...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 902760

Re: the great rebirth debate

i have done so . not now. not at will. but on occasion in the past with different subjects of reference this has indeed happened in most vivid experiential detail. EDIT: smell of sandalwood and smell of rotting corpe are so powerful for me i can recall them as clear as on old friends voice or face i...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement
Replies: 21
Views: 4530

Re: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement

its interesting how the most well known insight techniques practiced in the west deviate or evolve if you will from the Canonical teachings. these practices are being adapted and merged with cognitive behavioral therapy, life-coachiing,even with angel-healing in some new world schools(!). were the B...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 902760

Re: the great rebirth debate

what about taste and smell?
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How can I deal with irritability in the morning?
Replies: 10
Views: 2337

Re: How can I deal with irritability in the morning?

hi emptycittas1 i think the main cause of my irritability in the mornings is failure to prepare thhings properly the night before. i can find myself pressed for time and put myself under unneccessary pressure by rushing. ive found how my attitude in the morning has a great bearing on my mood for the...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Location of the Mind?
Replies: 77
Views: 7845

Re: Location of the Mind?

suttametta, the translation by Thannisaro Bhikku does not mention heart at all, only refers to the mind dwelling in a cave,and ' alighting wherever it likes ' in the previous birth so the translations seem to be open to different interpretations. Thanissaro Bhikku wrote: So hard to see, so very, ver...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 902760

Re: the great rebirth debate

vistin,

unless you have 'direct personal experience' with the mind of every person alive you cannot 'know the capabilities or limits of said minds.
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Hungry Ghosts/ Addiction Treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Hungry Ghosts/ Addiction Treatment

over the past few months i have been attending councelling and Narcotics Anonymous as part of my recovery for drug addiction . Studying the Dhamma and meditating have become a regular part of my daily life. i have become aware recently of Buddhist orientated groups that help people with keeping the ...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 902760

Re: the great rebirth debate

But I do know the limit of a mind. A person's mind is incapable of knowing/remembering anything apart from the events of life(from birth to death) he lives. You're talking about your mind. Just because something applies to your own mind doesn't mean it applies to everyone else's. Your argument is p...
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro
Replies: 10
Views: 1490

Re: Intro

:hello:
by Babadhari
Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 1135199

Re: Word Association Game

laughing