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  • Re: The Five Recollections

    Well said @federica. Nothing depressing at all in there.

    I find they have a calming effect on my mind.

    Snakeskin
  • The Five Recollections

    Via the Upajjhatthana Sutta, the Buddha stated the five things below that we should reflect on each day:

    1. I am of the nature to grow old; there is no way to escape growing old.
    2. I am of the nature to have ill health; there is no way to escape having ill health.
    3. I am of the nature to die; there is no way to escape death.
    4. All that is dear to me and everyone I love are of the nature to change. There is no way to escape being separated from them.
    5. My deeds are my closest companions. I am the beneficiary of my deeds. My deeds are the ground on which I stand.

    Very sobering....

    CarlitaJeffreypersonVastmindNirvanaDhammaDragonSnakeskinShoshin
  • Autopsy online

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    ShoshinSnakeskin
  • Re: Queries on Vegetarian Food

    What comes out of your mouth is more important than what goes in to it......

    lobsterShoshindhammachick
  • Re: My god I just have to moan about this

    I agree for the most part @FoibleFull but if somebody’s view is harming others then I think it is worthwhile to (at the very least) state that we oppose that view. And explain the harm that it causes. This can be done in a calm and respectful manner.

    SnakeskinDhammaDragon