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Better to invite monks to continuously teach, good householder, as there are a lot of possibilities to gain path toward real peace once having gained a human existance, which isn't sure at all if letting such change go. Killing, call for, encourage, agree, approve, assist... that's all killing, taking live, with it's hard consequences... short life, pains ...


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Q1) What is the difference between Arupaloka and Nibbana except Nibbana has no incarnation, no dukkha and has Buddhism teaching ? Arupaloka beings still attach to their "atta" (self conception).


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Keep your area as clean as possible. Many forest monks always keep their area dry and clean. No puddle, no food crumbs, put wet trash can away from the area.


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the patient decided to end the life peacefully I'm not one to talk but maybe the better decision would be, "the patient decided to live the life peacefully". A "decision to end life" sounds like "killing" -- which is not recommended in the canon, and is not the same as "dying". Even the phrase "a peaceful suicide&...


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Killing oneself does not stop one to be born again to another form of life, according to Buddhism. It does not stop the fruit of karma. Suicide will only change the form of suffering you may have. If you don't want whatever illness you currently have and want to stop it, then you will still get the similar kind of suffering after the death you committed, but ...


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In Buddhism, We follow Maitri Bavhana (Meditation). This is the best place to start. Regardess the religion we can do this. There is a variation which my uncle recommended me to try out and as per my personal experience. It works out great. In Maitri Bavhana we Feel metta for yourself Feel metta for your parents, teachers, animals, friends around you In ...


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I get the impression that a "human" birth is seen as the best for gaining enlightenment: A lower birth (e.g. animal, ghost, hell) has too little ability -- not enough intelligence, or too much unrelenting suffering A higher birth has too little need -- no desire for enlightenment, renunciation, liberation -- like if everything seems heavenly, or ...


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The difference between the formless realms and extinguishment is the degree of emptiness. In MN121, the Buddha advises Venerable Ānanda on the progressive stages of the meditation on emptiness. Here is the transition leaving the realm of form: MN121:6.1: Furthermore, a mendicant—ignoring the perception of wilderness and the perception of earth—focuses on ...


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What is the difference between Arupaloka and Nibbana except Nibbana has no incarnation, no dukkha and has Buddhism teaching ? The arupa ayatanas are the subtle enclaves of the coarse human consciousness. The word consciousness here means the continuum of experience derived from the arising of sensate phenomenon, which is more accurately described using the ...


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