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by bpallister
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Are the aggregates dukkha?
Replies: 225
Views: 4667

Re: Are the aggregates dukkha?

All feelings are dukkha. With phassanirodha there is vedananirodha, with vedananirodha, there is tanhanirdoha, with tanhanirodha there is upadananirodha, and upadananirodha is synonymous with dukkhanirodha. Phassanirodha takes care of the feeling issue. There is no feeling issue in the case of the ...
by bpallister
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Are the aggregates dukkha?
Replies: 225
Views: 4667

Re: Are the aggregates dukkha?

Mr. Seek wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 8:56 pm Sukha and dukkha are objectification-classifications, and those have their cause in perception. When perceptions are done away with, sukha and dukkha are done away with as well. =)

one of these days i need to frame snp 4.11 on my wall
Or let go of snp4.11 :anjali:
by bpallister
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Feeling of falling during meditation
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: Feeling of falling during meditation

i have gotten this occasionally but i get it more often when i'm in a light sleep, like just drifting off to sleep.
by bpallister
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What reincarnates?
Replies: 77
Views: 1835

Re: What reincarnates?

And I'd like to add that neither supporting the rebirth view nor opposing it leads to dispassion, to cessation and liberation so that is why that's too a good illustration. It only leads to dispassion regarding discussing this subject, not dispassion regarding sensual lusts. Proving or disproving t...
by bpallister
Fri Oct 22, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: My sciatica's been killing me
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Re: My sciatica's been killing me

i'm not even sure what i have, to tell you the truth. I know it's getting pretty uncomfortable tho, whether it's piriformis, psoas, sciatica, or something else.
by bpallister
Fri Oct 22, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?
Replies: 25
Views: 948

Re: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?

Just trying to explore the seedy underbelly of the Dhamma. :stirthepot: :hello:
by bpallister
Fri Oct 22, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: My sciatica's been killing me
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Re: My sciatica's been killing me

Yes, I've been stretching but probably need to stretch more than i have been.
by bpallister
Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Are the aggregates dukkha?
Replies: 225
Views: 4667

Re: Are the aggregates dukkha?

Did the Buddha neither like nor dislike his back pain?
by bpallister
Thu Oct 21, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?
Replies: 25
Views: 948

Re: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?

what if one had a problem with their gait that made them unable to balance a bowl of oil on their head? doesn't seem fair. :stirthepot: Oh, I think they'd be OK providing they didn't have a problem with their thinking that made them unable to distinguish a parable from literal instruction. ;) :rofl:
by bpallister
Thu Oct 21, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: My sciatica's been killing me
Replies: 10
Views: 353

Re: My sciatica's been killing me

No, maybe i should though. It's gone from being more of an annoyance to being pretty painful. i've taken the week off from lifting thinking it would help, but it feels even worse. Thank you
by bpallister
Thu Oct 21, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?
Replies: 25
Views: 948

Re: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?

Vimala=the hooker with a heart of gold? i like that :heart:
by bpallister
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?
Replies: 25
Views: 948

Re: Did they have strip clubs in the time of the Buddha?

what if one had a problem with their gait that made them unable to balance a bowl of oil on their head? doesn't seem fair. :stirthepot:
by bpallister
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: My sciatica's been killing me
Replies: 10
Views: 353

My sciatica's been killing me

I have added some nandrolone and anavar to my supplement regimen to help heal it. might have to bust out the hgh too.