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While I’ve not mastered the first jhana, I did experience it very briefly once (and only once, for reasons I’ll explain later): Ajahn Brahm calls it a “yoyo jhana” because the meditator goes briefly … (View Post)
why do we make such a big deal about these so called terror attacks. how many people died from terror attacks in the last 10 years? how many people die from gun violence , war , hunger etc. honestly,… (View Post)
there's a simple answer to your question. the western Buddhists can not agree on what the western tradition should be. at the best it will. be a mish mash of the different traditions that exists. at … (View Post)
killing results in short life. bad temper results in ugliness generosity results in wealth intoxication results in stupidity learning results in intelligence. the rsults of kamma is not imponderable.… (View Post)
what you are going through is quite normal. I have the same struggle too. my main consideration is due to some health issues I can not eat a single meal a day. some monks have told me it's not a prob… (View Post)