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  • All the time. I get pins and needles when I sit, so I changed when in sitting meditation so the monkey mind stays occupied. If I lie down, I have to avoid meditating at night or I'll fall asleep πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
  • My head hurts following this conversation, but I'm really enjoying it πŸ™πŸ™πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ
  • @Kerome said: I’ve never been able to locate a chakra in my inner or outer worlds... perhaps they are fantasy? Perhaps they are elusive because you don't believe or hold them in any regard? (Not that you have to). I think in all things in…
  • I tend to be more heart and throat chakra myself ,πŸ™πŸ™
  • @federica said: I understand there is an global argument for the legalisation of cannabis for personal use. I can certainly see the advantages on many levels, although my own personal opinion on its use with regard to Buddhism, specifically, rema…
  • @David said: She was off topic as the thread is about psychedelic drugs, not cannabis. I was just answering you mate. And I deleted my answer because you've fallen back into the same pattern. Any non pot smoker is automatically attacking …
  • This topic rears its head regularly and ALWAYS ends with the two camps "hotly debating" the issue around the fifth precept. And really, we all know how this will end but still go ahead - nice example of samsara in action 😐
  • *deleted due to expected response πŸ™„πŸ™„
  • @David said:. For you, you mean. Some people use it medically and in many cases it makes dharma easier to practice. At the risk of another sh!tfight...... Cannabis is a depressant (and I know you’re knowledgeable on its properties …
  • @federica said: If things get tight, let us know. "We take care of our own", I think Mr. B. Springsteen sang.... As a govt employee in Australia..... Indeed. ❀️❀️❀️
  • Anything by TNH is a winner IMO. Personally I’d go for number 2 first. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
    in Book Choice Comment by Kundo January 12
  • @Vastmind said: The 2 cannot go hand in hand. The 5th precept is there for a reason. How can you become more aware and mindful when you’re high? I spent many years smoking lots of weed, and never tried to sugar coat it to myself. I knew it wasn’t…
  • @herbie said: > No problem. Let's agree that we disagree here. πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ
  • @herbie said: @Kundo said: Meditation is like.... A reality check Hi @Kundo, that's interesting. Could you elaborate? Meditation is a good reminder that no one is as perf…
  • @herbie said: There is no communication in such forums like this one other than intellectual. Disagree. Have you seen the Funny Stuff thread? Even your remark is merely intellectual. It may be accompanied by feelings and emotions an…
  • @herbie said: @federica said: deja vu.. I see you do not want to answer my question. Maybe it is just that you're often joking. I can imagine that people steer 'the depth' of their practice depending on daytime…
  • Meditation is like.... A reality check
  • @lobster said: Which would be better for pain relief, swearing or meditation? Swearing releases adreneline, meditation relaxes into the pain ... I have been known to do both. I'm an awesome multitasker πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ Seriously though, sometimes…
  • @adamcrossley said: I understand the picture, but... it’s horrible. Why is it horrible? I personally find it illuminating, but that’s just me. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
  • I resolve to deepen my practise
    in Resolve Comment by Kundo January 2
  • 4hrs 15 mins till 2019 in Australia. May you all have a great NYE.
  • My daily practise had wavered some. However, I have a break till 7th January so I am making time each morning and evening to meditate, drink my tea mindfully and mentally remind myself of the Noble Eightfold Path πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»
  • You rock @Linc πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈ
  • Happy New Year my crusty friend. ❀️❀️❀️
  • @Dakini I had feared TNH had passed when I read your comment. I see he has returned to Vietnam to remain at his root temple. You are right in stating we were lucky to have him teach as long as he did. I have learnt so much from him πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
  • @Buddhalotus said: What makes Buddhism so hard to pin as religion is the fact that it is not a theistic spiritual practice. But honestly, does theism define religion? I have a few friends who are zealous atheists and are just as evang…
  • @Buddhalotus said: Traditional abrahamic religions suspiciously ask me to accept, to believe, to have faith, not to question... Orthodox Judaism does not. In fact, it's very much the opposite (which is why I can "debate" so well LOL).…
  • @Kerome said: You can combine them, but then your Buddhism will shape your Christianity along certain directions. And as Thich Nhat Hanh’s priest acquaintance says, you may find yourself thinking that you’re a better Christian for going throu…
  • I think we as a whole spend too much time giving an opinion on what others can or can't do rather than working on ourselves. This is a generalised statement, not aimed at anyone here. I learnt this about myself the hard way. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
  • @federica said: @Kundo said: @Jeffrey said: Just being silly! Dude, that’s only the Abridged version πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I wrote two entire books on β€œDoes My Bum Look Big In This” πŸ‘β€¦
  • @federica said: I love it, because in 2 days, it's the shortest day; Samain, when the Lord of Darkness is overcome by the coming of the Light and the days begin to get longer. I am not normally a fan of Winter, but this year has been far more…
  • @Jeffrey said: Just being silly! Dude, that’s only the Abridged version πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ I wrote two entire books on β€œDoes My Bum Look Big In This” πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
  • I lol'd so hard in the office I snorted πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
  • In a past life, I was quick to anger and fiery speech. I’m still quicker to anger than I’d like, but I can keep my mouth shut a lot more πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
  • Sadly sequels are usually never as good as the first (except Deadpool πŸ˜‚)
  • This is my fave atm - a new discovery, I’d never heard of Apocalyptica before https://youtu.be/qxDcWvZCSRg
  • @lobster said: Very interesting posts friends https://www.alanpeto.com/buddhism/understanding-buddhist-christmas/ Fantastic article πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ™πŸ™
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