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Aspiring_Buddhist·Seeker of the Buddha Within·Veteran
(Quote) "Sexual Misconduct" is different in Buddhism, depending on if you're a monk or a lay practitioner. From what I've read, monks are (usually) expected (and required) to forgo any kind… (View Post)
When I notice I have a craving, its actually very helpful to me. A couple weeks ago, I had a couple of bags of my favorite cookie - Famous Amos Chocolate-Chip and Pecan. Now, back in the day you coul… (View Post)
@yagr Your post made me realize how lucky it was I stumbled onto this forum. A few months ago when I decided to pursue Buddhism, I think I typed "Buddhist forums" or something like that int… (View Post)
"Stop Thinking" Perhaps you ( @betaboy ) mean stop overthinking? Rejecting any thoughts, especially for beginners like myself, is very counter-productive to understanding Buddhism, or, in a… (View Post)
It would have to depend on the context: Someone who is doing evil things because they have a mental health issue isn't "evil" to me. Sadly, this is getting harder and harder to interpret se… (View Post)