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by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 7017
Views: 993181

Re: the great rebirth debate

Zenny wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:09 pm Siddhartha was not a Buddhist nor a promoter of Buddhism.
you are confused
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 7017
Views: 993181

Re: the great rebirth debate

Zenny wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:06 pm There is no rebirth. Just eternal life as a human spirit,with your loved ones.
Non buddhist
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)
Replies: 150
Views: 1053

Re: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)

Spiny Norman wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:32 pm Read the Upanishads.
I recommend Buddhism
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)
Replies: 150
Views: 1053

Re: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)

mjaviem wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:25 pm I haven't read it.
you should
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)
Replies: 150
Views: 1053

Re: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)

Spiny Norman wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:31 pm Sorry, but this is nonsense.
Ananda Sutta
(On Self, No Self, and Not-self)
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)
Replies: 150
Views: 1053

Re: Atman in Buddhism? (Nikaya)

Dhammavamsa wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 2:19 pm Buddha taught us to dispel the illusion of "having a Self". Since Buddha said there is not a "Self", therefore there is no "Self" in ultimate sense.
No-self or Not-self?
by
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Arahant Immortals
Replies: 20
Views: 490

Re: Arahant Immortals

anthbrown84 wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:13 am The spirit never exists never mind never dies :)
The Thirty-one Planes of Existence

The Fine-Material World (rupa-loka)

They are said to possess extremely refined bodies of pure light.
by cappuccino
Wed Jun 09, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is your strategy for attaining Sotapattimagga & phala?
Replies: 30
Views: 464

Re: What is your strategy for attaining Sotapattimagga & phala?

For it is possible that a virtuous monk, attending in an appropriate way to these five clinging-aggregates as inconstant... not-self, would realize the fruit of stream-entry.

Silavant Sutta: Virtuous
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Which heavens may one attain stream entry?
Replies: 14
Views: 423

Re: Which heavens may one attain stream entry?

For it is possible that a virtuous monk, attending in an appropriate way to these five clinging-aggregates as inconstant... not-self, would realize the fruit of stream-entry.

Silavant Sutta: Virtuous
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Which heavens may one attain stream entry?
Replies: 14
Views: 423

Re: Which heavens may one attain stream entry?

Motova wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:25 pm Is it easier in specific heavens?
easiest here
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Condensing buddhism to friends or relatives
Replies: 21
Views: 302

Re: Condensing buddhism to friends or relatives

instead of saying that, I just advocate right view
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Condensing buddhism to friends or relatives
Replies: 21
Views: 302

Re: Condensing buddhism to friends or relatives

there is a peaceful alternative dimension


without stress of any kind, forever
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jesus is the Only Way?
Replies: 99
Views: 4072

Re: Jesus is the Only Way?

4GreatHeavenlyKings wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:15 pm But he is deluded and is not the powerful figure, let alone saviour, that he claims to be
from the perspective of the Buddha


from our perspective maybe he is a savior
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jesus is the Only Way?
Replies: 99
Views: 4072

Re: Jesus is the Only Way?

Dweller wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:23 pm Interesting how Mahabrahma calls himself Father, Almighty, Lord and with other names also common for creator god in Abrahamic religions.
yet we should realize he is powerful, real, and influential


within the larger picture of the universe.
by cappuccino
Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jesus is the Only Way?
Replies: 99
Views: 4072

Re: Jesus is the Only Way?

Dweller wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:16 pm But I can't remember
Brahmajāla Sutta: The All-embracing Net of Views