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by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: SuttaCentral 2021: we are live!
Replies: 21
Views: 691

SuttaCentral 2021: we are live!

SuttaCentral 2021 : we are live! https://suttacentral.net/ Clear your cache and refresh your browser: SuttaCentral 2021 is here! We are proud to introduce the latest version of SuttaCentral. With this version, I finally feel that we have accomplished the goal I had in mind when setting out: to crea...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Can i use sexual fantasy daydream for induce tranquality?
Replies: 30
Views: 1008

Re: Can i use sexual fantasy daydream for induce tranquality?

there are many ways to induce tranquility .. listening to music, healthy eating, relaxation before meditation ... the problem is to get addicted to it, to be dependent. instead of helping with tranquility, these fantasies can imprison you more and more in samsara. “I describe three kinds of deed for...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize
Replies: 96
Views: 3340

Re: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize

Do people think that offering such big money will encourage some people to make stuff up in order to get some cash? Could the big money be turning this contest into a creative writing contest? chownah Rules and Application 2. Essay Application Qualifications Applicants must provide evidence that th...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize
Replies: 96
Views: 3340

Re: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize

A Message from the BICS CEO Robert T. Bigelow Dear Applicants, Friends and People That Share Thoughts, Thank you so much! The number of responses has been very gratifying. Thank you to all of you who have sent your heart felt letters, emails to BICS and even gifts to myself during the application p...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize
Replies: 96
Views: 3340

Re: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize

EXCITING NEWS! BICS ESSAY CONTEST BEST EVIDENCE FOR AFTERLIFE NEW TOTAL AWARDS $1,500,000 14 POSSIBLE WINNERS 1ST Place $500,000 2ND Place $300,000 3RD Place $150,000 AND 11 MORE WINNERS OF $50,000 EACH Applications for the essay contest have closed as of FEB. 28, 2021. All approved applications ha...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Mar 08, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Discouragement and perfectionism in virtue
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Discouragement and perfectionism in virtue

Verse 122. Merit Grows Little By Little Think lightly not of goodness, ‘It will not come to me’, for by the falling of water drops a water jar is filled. The sage with goodness fills himself, he soaks up little by little. https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-BO2uFNPyBqo/VuZq6mMmboI/AAAAAAAAA3M/xcn5_q8HNio71k...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What will happen to an Arahant if nobody gives food, shelter, and clothes?
Replies: 29
Views: 498

Re: What will happen to an Arahant if nobody gives food, shelter, and clothes?

Verse 39. The Wide-Awake Is Unfrightened One of unflooded mind, a mind that is not battered, abandoning evil, merit too, no fear for One Awake. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTCkmKlG6-6l_fJ7wsu9LOv8xW2Pan0vA-ZMg&usqp=CAU Explanation: For the person who’s mind is not dampened ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Abhidhamma Resources
Replies: 75
Views: 140724

Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Indian Buddhist Scholar Publishes Book on Relations in Abhidhamma Philosophy Indian Buddhist scholar Prof. Bimalendra Kumar has released a revised and updated edition of his book titled Relations in Abhidhamma Philosophy. The author describes the book as based on the topic of dependent co-arising, ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Buddhist Comics
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: Buddhist Comics

Thus Have I Heard

Buddha Thus Have I Heard, This is the story of the life of the Lord Buddha as an animation in Thai language translated to English

Official site: http://buddha-thushaveiheard.com/



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by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Buddhist Comics
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: Buddhist Comics

Jātakas | Animated Buddhist Stories These videos illustrate the Jātakas, didactic tales based on past lives of the Buddha and his disciples.. a set of animations produced by Wat San Fran (a Thai temple in San Francisco) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUszMM1p0-I&list=PLVuzoIVk88hhJTjHs3yrmTjf7oBou...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is Nibbana a product of Mara?
Replies: 51
Views: 1021

Re: Is Nibbana a product of Mara?

Is Nibbana a product of Mara? Of course not.. reaching Nibbana is not a simple state of peace. When the Buddha reaches Nibbana it is clear that he will investigate whether there is still any suffering. The Buddha sees Mara, he knows what Mara can and cannot do. When the Buddha is fully awake, he se...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?
Replies: 27
Views: 573

Re: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?

The Buddha and Buddhism shows the way out of this matrix or simulation. "The middle way discovered by a Perfect One avoids both these extremes; it gives vision, it gives knowledge, and it leads to peace, to direct acquaintance, to discovery, to nibbana. And what is that middle way? It is simply the...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?
Replies: 27
Views: 573

Re: If we live in a simulation, how does this work with Buddhism?

The Buddha and Buddhism shows the way out of this matrix or simulation. "The middle way discovered by a Perfect One avoids both these extremes; it gives vision, it gives knowledge, and it leads to peace, to direct acquaintance, to discovery, to nibbana. And what is that middle way? It is simply the ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize
Replies: 96
Views: 3340

Re: Best Evidence for Afterlife - BICS ESSAY COMPETITION - $ 500,000 Prize

Thanks for submitting applications to the BICS Essay Contest. Due to the very large number of applications received just prior to the February 28 deadline, BICS will be processing applications for the next few days. If you have NOT heard from us by March 5, 2021, your application has been unsuccess...
by Lucas Oliveira
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha Observance Club
Replies: 336
Views: 151517

Re: Uposatha Observance Club

March

Third Quarter - 5, Fri

New Moon - 13, Sat

First Quarter - 21, Sun

Full Moon - 28, Sun

https://www.calendar-12.com/moon_phases/2021


https://forestsangha.org/community/cale ... nners/2021

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