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The buddha's reply is what is important. He is tell the deva to not settle for for making merit as a means to "escape" the doom-don't aim for better rebirth, aim for freedom, nirvana. Don't… (View Post)
Sometimes I think about torture, serial killings, etc. I find that I have no interest in harming others in anyway, but find it completely fascinating that other can seemingly take such pleasure in th… (View Post)
Access to Insight: SN 3.8[The Blessed One was at Saavatthii] At this time King Pasenadi of Kosala was on the upper terrace of the palace with Queen Mallikaa. And the king asked her: "Mallikaa, i… (View Post)
In my understanding, karma can't be undone; however, it can be mitigated/softened/counter-balanced by the skillful karma you are presently creating. If you were always subject to the full force of pa… (View Post)