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Rescued wounded bird but forgot let it out of the sun and it's dead, am I going to hell for this?

Two days ago I rescued a wounded dove, it probably got bit by a cat or being shot by a gun. It laid on my front door and ants were eating it like hundreds of them, the eyes were still moving so I ...
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How can I practise listening?

I find myself building mental associations while someone is speaking to me. I might ask them a question and while they are talking, I’ve already left to form some mental map (prapanca I suppose) i.e. ...
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How can I become a monk in India?

I am a lay person and I am from India. I wish to become a monk. Other option before me is to go in search of Truth and reinvent the wheel and find enlightenment myself. But there is no place to go. ...
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Is it ok to become a monk?

I called All India Bhikkhu Sangha to know whether I can be trained as a monk… ? The person I called said that world has progressed a lot and it is not a wise thing to leave family behind. He said give ...
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Should I help myself by hating?

Heello, I am not really Buddhist - although I do read sutras and have some general inkling - or anything at all. I like to do drugs, drink, and other discretionary acts, however I am considering ...
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Can I adapt Buddha’s teachings into science?

Science is not part of Buddhas teachings but the teachings of Buddha can be adapted into science. For example : sabbe sanskara annica can be adopted by science (physics especially) This will translate ...
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Buddhist deathbed advice

What Buddhist advice can be given to a dying Buddhist/Christian in order to facilitate the letting go and acceptance many people experience on their deathbeds? The particular Buddhist/Christian I'm ...
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Help on intrusive thoughts that are disturbing and repetitive

I need some advices about unwanted intrusive thoughts. I have been living a totally normal and happy life until last week. I got random thoughts about sexual images and other unsanitary activites ...
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how to deal with dogmatic people

Quick question. How do I deal with the kind of people who do not know THE first thing about a topic and they would pretend as if they are experts in it; and impose their opinions on the conversation ...
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