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by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho
Replies: 11
Views: 2696

Re: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho

Luang Por Sumedho - Chile - February 2016

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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:26 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho
Replies: 11
Views: 2696

Re: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho

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http://dhammadafloresta.org/2016/04/lua ... sao-paulo/


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by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

The source of this news, has the link to the scientific papers published. One neuroscience paper, published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences in July, links the Buddhist belief that our self is ever-changing to physical areas of the brain. There’s scientific evidence that “self-processing in the brain...
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Uposatha Calendars for 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 6651

Re: Uposatha Calendars for 2016

Dhammanando wrote:Courtesy of Ven. Ānandajoti, image files and a pdf of five calendars, showing the Uposatha days for Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thai Mahanikaya, Thai Dhammayuttika Nikaya, and the Chinese Mahayana.

http://records.photodharma.net/notices/ ... ndars-2016

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by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Feb 24, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Chah biography in Portuguese
Replies: 5
Views: 1280

Re: Ajahn Chah biography in Portuguese

Que legal! Nem imaginei que houvesse uma biografia do Ajahn Chah no português...é uma tradução do texto inglês, ou uma obra original? Bem, muito obrigado...o melhor presente de todos é o do Dhamma! Nota do tradutor O texto aqui contido é uma compilação de várias fontes, mas principalmente do livro ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Chah biography in Portuguese
Replies: 5
Views: 1280

Ajahn Chah biography in Portuguese

Ajahn Chah biography in Portuguese Translator's note - Mudito Bhikkhu With the date of birth centennial celebration of Ajahn Chah approaching, my teacher, Luang Po Piak, noted that even today there was no book in Western language to relate to concisely the life story of Ajahn Chah. He asked to prep...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What can a layperson do? How far can a layperson go?
Replies: 43
Views: 8581

Re: What can a layperson do? How far can a layperson go?

Itivuttaka 92 Sanghatikanna Sutta The Hem of the Robe This was said by the Lord… “Bhikkhus, even though a bhikkhu might hold on to the hem of my robe and follow close behind me step by step, if he is covetous for objects of desire, strongly passionate, malevolent, corrupt in thought, unmindful, unco...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho
Replies: 11
Views: 2696

Re: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho

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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is the purpose of life?
Replies: 32
Views: 5558

Re: What is the purpose of life?

remember the famous response of the German philosopher Theodor Adorno (member of the so-called Frankfurt School) about the meaning of life: "If you ask this question is because intuitively suspect this sense does not exist," uttered once the philosopher. http://cinegnose.blogspot.com.br/2014/07/em-t...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Feb 03, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Learn the Thai language
Replies: 2
Views: 828

Learn the Thai language

Learn the Thai language http://www.thai-language.com/ Welcome to thai-language.com, your Internet resource for learning the Thai language for over 15 years. Here you'll find 15469 audio clips, over 0 dictionary entries, 825 images and illustrations, message boards, and a friendly world-wide communi...
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho
Replies: 11
Views: 2696

Re: Retreat with Luang Por Sumedho

South America_Brazil: Luang Por Sumedho in Rio. https://forestsangha.org/community/news/south-america_brazil-luang-por-sumedho-in-rio https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xft1/v/t1.0-9/12687844_562324573943499_354360125990347514_n.jpg?oh=86ab0369ebd5af5e27833993f98879d2&oe=576F3FE1&__gd...
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Shelter at the root of a tree
Replies: 21
Views: 3231

Re: Shelter at the root of a tree

Wow, after reading this topic almost give up the monastic life. But the life of a Bhikkhu is not only danger and suffering. https://forestsangha-163c.kxcdn.com/images/W1siZiIsIjIwMTUvMDYvMjkvOTMxNnJhMHg5NF8yOV9kcHRfbW9uYXMwMTcuanBnIl0sWyJwIiwidGh1bWIiLCIxMjgweCJdLFsicCIsImVuY29kZSIsImpwZyIsIi1xdWFsa...
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Jan 26, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Ajahn Chah Memorial week 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 3783

Re: Ajahn Chah Memorial week 2016

Ajahn Chah Memorial at Wat Nong Pah Pong youtube channel

http://www.abhayagiri.org/news/ajahn-ch ... be-channel
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Is it possible and would be ok to become a monk with a serious mental problems
Replies: 6
Views: 2411

Re: Is it possible and would be ok to become a monk with a serious mental problems

It is good to know that antidepressants do not prevent someone from being a Bhikkhu, maybe even help. if I'm not mistaken the 4 supports a Bhikkhu need are robes, food, shelter and medicines. moment when a person wants to be a Buddhist monk, it is common for people to advise him to develop a strong ...