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misecmisc1 · I am a Hindu · Veteran

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  • Agreed that helping others is of much importance, but is it the only important thing to do? If helping others is the most important thing to do, then why in Therevada Buddhism the monks focus on their liberation first and then usually after becoming…
  • @Shoshin said: Meditation on Impermanence There's really nothing to it @Shoshin: Can you please explain your above sentence in slightly more detail? Thanks.
  • @federica said: @pegembara said: Go attend the funerals of those who are near and dear, friends and relatives, acquantances. There is a Burmese saying, “One visit to a funeral is better than ten visits to the monastery.” …
  • @federica said: @pegembara said: Go attend the funerals of those who are near and dear, friends and relatives, acquantances. There is a Burmese saying, “One visit to a funeral is better than ten visits to the monastery.” …
  • @Socair said: Just wondering is the buddhist society of Western Australia the best place on youtube to watch his dharma talks or is does he have his own youtube channel? Thank you. As far as my information goes, buddhist society of Wester…
  • Nearly 2 years back, when I was applying for my visa for Aus, I had a wish in my mind that I can try to meet Ajahn Brahm if I go to Aus. Luckily in last year when I reached Aus, then within 3 months of my stay in Aus, I came to know about an event w…
  • Hi All, In the website URL which I posted at the start of this thread, even though many Chan teachers' teachings are listed, but it is not told what they actually did in their meditation. So does someone know based on information from either a book…
  • @Linc: I am not able to post new thread. It is giving permission error. Just now tried the method, which @person suggested above in this thread, so now I am able to post a new thread. Thanks @person for your above post, which helped me to post a new…
  • Hi All, I think yesterday I was browsing through the many folders and sub-folders I have created over the last few years and I came across a PDF file. Read few pages of it yesterday and few pages today. I find it insightful. Don't remember if I rea…
  • @seeker242 said: @misecmisc1 said: How to know if the meditation is actually working for me or I am just passing my time by sitting on the cushion and trying to do nothing. I have been doing it for sometime now, but liter…
  • Thanks all for your responses. Another question - this is related to Do nothing meditation - meaning literally just sit and don't do any other thing - no observing of breath, no observing of bodily sensations etc - meaning not try to do anything …
  • Edited: I am not able to post a new thread - it says permission problem. So please suggest. Thanks.
  • Do not hurt any sentient being either by body, speech or mind.
  • Hi All, Just now I was browsing the URL https://terebess.hu/zen/zen.html#2 and I clicked on Daichi's URL https://terebess.hu/zen/mesterek/daichi.html and found his teachings insightful. So thought of sharing with you his teachings. I would sugges…
  • Hi All, Yesterday while browsing internet, on youtube, I came across the below video URL https://youtube.com/watch?v=cZ6cdIaUZCA which I found insightful, so thought of sharing with you all. From last 2 days, I am studying Diamond Sutra from a book…
  • @dhammachick said: In your view, what constitutes idle time? Well, by idle time in my above question, I was referring to the time in office, when I am in office, but there is not much work, some work is in progress, but it has dependency …
  • Thank you @Lionduck and same to you too. May all sentient beings be peaceful, happy, safe, protected, healthy, strong, have ease of well-being and accept all the conditions of the world.
  • @federica said: The question then arises (and I suppose may be pertinent to techie's opinion) whether you do, or indeed ever have actually loved, or been in love with your wife, at all? (Admittedly, the matter has evolved from the original to…
  • @federica said: @techie said: The problem here isn't spiritual. It is society. You have lived most of your life in India, I presume? So have I. Fact is, India is a sexually repressed society, basically a soft version of the taliban. But …
  • Hi All, Today a thought came to my mind to study Nanyue's teaching - don't know why it came up, but this thought came up. So went to the website URL https://terebess.hu/zen/zen.html#1 and read Nanyue's webpage URL https://terebess.hu/zen/nanyue.htm…
  • @Kerome and @DhammaDragon for your suggestions regarding my problem of lust. But may be you did not understand it completely. Let me explain in more detail. There are few girls in my office, who I find sexually attractive. I try not to see them but …