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Lord Buddha did not say not to worship gods. What Lord Buddha did say was not to become unconditional followers/worshipers of gods by neglecting the Triple Gems - The Buddha, The Dhamma and The Sangha. According to Buddhism, a person who engages in righteous work and prevents from sinful acts might eventually become a god in his/her next life or lives ...


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According to Iti 44: And what is the Unbinding property with fuel remaining? There is the case where a monk is an arahant whose fermentations have ended, who has reached fulfillment, finished the task, laid down the burden, attained the true goal, destroyed the fetter of becoming, and is released through right gnosis. His five sense faculties still remain ...


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The term "parinibbana" does not always refer to the ending of the life of an arahant. Parinibbana can also refer to here-&-now Nibbana, such as in SN 22.53, which uses the term or verb "parinibbāyati". SN 22.53 refers to nibbana in the here & now, which is the destruction of craving. Nibbana is not a state of consciousness but is ...


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Good householder, It depends on where one could find a useful perception of what is worthy for Veneration (pi apacāyana, apa + cāy root pūja = abound, scarify; verb apaciti; gārava, one of the meritious deeds, for a disciple, actually a matter of Sila, conduct . People, and training, usually starts outwardly, by body and speech. If starting unwardly, but not ...


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