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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Hi Ravenath, The idiom actually has 2 interpretations. One is as yours, one is as those made by other posters.

KerPang
7:46 AM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Hello Raven, all, ... Until a person has right views, some of his intentions may be misguided and while he wants to do "good" what he does actually turns out

truth_aerator
7:42 AM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Do you understand what the phrase "the road to hell is paved with good intentions" means? It means holding a good intention and not acting upon it. It does not

ravenath99
7:31 AM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Hello Raven, all, Of course a monk should be grateful for all the material support that laity gives them. What I disapprove of is monk, until awakened

truth_aerator
7:19 AM
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Re: Care, love and concern You can eat,say, a banana only if the tree has relinquished it and it is laying on the ground.

ravenath99
6:55 AM
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Re: patimokkha / problems in Thailand Stephen...agreed.

ravenath99
6:49 AM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Nori, Alex, What I get from you is an ability to intellectualize. You are very good at wanting to be "smart" at Dhamma and to have a pissing contest to the

ravenath99
6:41 AM
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Re: Care, love and concern Hello Nori, all So your view, and/or practice is contradictory (welcome to the club). This should produce cognitive dissonance, which should eventually cause

emz4585
2:40 PM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Hi Stephen, Raven, all, I don't know about the vinaya, but there is actually a sutta (I cannot find it now) that mentioned living off of (amongst other things)

norakat147
2:29 PM
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embracing life "When the stubborn, frozen solidity of necessary selves and things is dissolved in the perspective of emptiness, a contingent world opens up that is fluid and

emz4585
1:09 PM
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Re: Samadhi (Concentration) in MN44 Hello Nori, all ... That's the standard abhidhamma position, and I think it was a commonplace in the day. Deciding this based on personal experience doesn't

emz4585
1:08 PM
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Re: patimokkha / problems in Thailand ... through mandatory "religious" government control?". Hello Rob, Raven, all If an organization is repeatedly engaging in practices that are both so blatantly

emz4585
1:07 PM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Hello Nori, Raven, all ... have them go into public everyday to beg alms?" ... that is the only method of sustenance for one who is both homeless and

emz4585
1:06 PM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Vinaya in simple words is discipline. Without discipline, one can not succeed in anything world. Particular the buddhist practice involved a mind a lot. the

Dhanawansa U. Hewage
12:47 PM
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Re: paticca samuppada: 1 Hi Raven, An arahant who has entered nibanna first of all is dead, and if anything persists after death then it is said not to exist. Not that I know what

norakat147
Mar 2
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