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Does Buddhism have a view on the "gut feeling?"

Does Buddhism have a view or agree with the gut feeling? Is this the same as intuition?
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Is this fake Buddha quote synonymous with Buddhas quote in Dhammapada?

Is this fake Buddha quote, 'Everything that has a beginning has an end', synonymous with Dhammapada verse, ‘All conditioned things are impermanent', the Buddha quote from the Dhammapada, verse 277? If ...
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Buddhist Brahmachariya, Brahmin Brahmachariya, celibacy, chastity

Here is my main question #1 What is the difference between sutta defn. of Brahmacariya and 1) brahmin Brahmacariya predating Buddhism and 2) celibacy and chastity? defn.: celibacy the state of ...
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What are good Buddhist portals to conduct a survey on meditation? [closed]

I am working on wearable tech for meditation. I need to conduct a market research survey for the same. I understand that I cannot conduct a survey on the BSE site. I want to ask that what are good ...
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Theory of momentariness -- do things arise ex nihilo?

As far as I understand it, according to the theory of momentariness (Kshana- Bhanga, or kṣaṇa) the cause does not exist in the effect. A perishes before B arises. It arises from nothing. Even if we ...
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How should Buddhists deal with Loneliness

I don't know how many Buddhists actually reckon with loneliness and the (very real) suffering associated with it. It seems to me that a lot of Buddhist teachings emphasize on the value of solitude ...
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Did Avalokiteśvara, Mañjuśrī, Samantabhadra, and Kṣitigarbha exist before Śākyamuni?

In other words, did they exist first, and then Śākyamuni became a Buddha later on?
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Is reiki harmful or not (is it harmful to advancing in the path)?

Is reiki practice (energy practice) harmful? Is it harmful to advancing in the path? I'm asking, not about getting a treatment, but about doing a course in it: and getting into this whole reiki ...
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Buddhist perspective how humans can communicate with spirits?

I have seen lot of paranormal activities videos about scientists who have done lot of research in spirit communication and are successful in doing so. Can this be done or possible? What are the ways ...
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