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Is meditation, at least meditation done right, good for mental distress, even that brought about by madness?

Personal opinion but I think deep meditation can in fact create a sort of distress or disharmony for a person. Firstly basic meditation, samatha, is good for anyone and can bring inner peace ...
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Is meditation, at least meditation done right, good for mental distress, even that brought about by madness?

Generally all normal people have some mental illness / madness to some degree. So, it's okay for everyone to do some type of meditation. But all meditation methods will not be suitable for everyone. ...
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Is meditation, at least meditation done right, good for mental distress, even that brought about by madness?

There are many people with mental illness engaged with Buddhism. Some say meditation has helped them; otherwise meditation can make matters worse. Mental illness and Buddhism appear to be a case by ...
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As per buddism, how is it possible to leave behind my obsession with drugs?

The fifth precept explains about this subject. If an individual is addicted to alcohol, it does not yield any positive results. It leads to an unstable mind, giving up on goals, wasting time, ...
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What can be done about fake monks?

If those monks are ‘not really funding for building a temple’, and ‘they don’t know anything about Buddhism’, and ‘it’s clearly apparent that they are fake monks’, then yes, their behavior is not good ...
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Is Karma different for accidental killing than intentional killing?

Yes, if you killed someone but you had no intention of killing or hurting them and it happened accidentally, then you did not break the precept. Intention determines all karma
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