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Right Livelihood

ôEconomic justice is bound up with Right Livelihood. We must take great pains to be sure that there are meaningful jobs for everyone able to work. And we must
emz4585
Jul 24
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15790

unborn what?

"Discursive thoughts are like waves in the ocean. Although they arise, their essence is empty. How joyful, this birth of the unborn." Ngotrup Gyaltsen If you
emz4585
Jul 23
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15789

children's meditation: 2

Meditation is Buddhist (or Hindu); it is a religious activity. When meditation programs have been introduced in schools, as a secular practice, they have
emz4585
Jul 17
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15788

children's meditation

In Sitting Like a Frog, Eline Snel, p17, a book about teaching children to meditate: ôàit is the profound realization that as a parent you donÆt need to
emz4585
Jul 16
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15787

nibbana

If nibbana arises without any cause, is not produced (though it clearly is produced, as we purify ourselves of tanha/grasping, of lobha/greed, dosa/hatred, and
emz4585
Jul 15
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15786

renunciation

ôRenunciation is not giving up the things of this world [which is what too much Theravada interpretation of the suttas claim] but accepting that they go away
emz4585
Jul 14
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15785

is change suffering?

If anicca was by nature, intrinsically dukkha/suffering, then whenever there is change there would be suffering. 1. This is (empirically) not the case (look
emz4585
Jul 10
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15784

two truths

Every dharma û all objects, experiences, states of affairs û are an inseparable union of appearance, the phenomena itself (e.g., a stone, a person), which is
emz4585
Jul 8
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15783

one object at time/

The latest TV displays (4K UHD) are 3840 X 3160, and these arenÆt by a long shot the best screens available. I can tell if a single pixel is dead, as can most
emz4585
Jul 7
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15782

interesting

http://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/meditation-dangers-trigger-depression/2015/06/29/id/652710/ Note that this is primarily a problem with retreats,
emz4585
Jul 2
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15781

fyi

Fascinating how ubiquitous and mainstream such articles and videos have become:
emz4585
Jul 2
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15780

mindfulness meditation 2

ôBeing present is the only way to enjoy life to the fullest.ö ôMake cleaning and cooking become meditation. Cooking and cleaning are often seen as drudgery,
emz4585
Jun 24
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15779

mindfulness meditation

ôThe genius of mindfulness is that it takes this trajectory all the way to the endpoint: now meditation takes place while doing activities. You donÆt focus
emz4585
Jun 24
#15779
 
15778

the sooner the better?

"What we see with the mindfulness movement in America is the gradual transfer of authority from monks to laypeople." Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation
emz4585
Jun 23
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15777

no more retreating?

Meditation retreats, something imported from Asia by the first generation of (current)j Buddhist teachers, may be nearing their end; is it really the most
emz4585
Jun 23
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