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Explaining a remark made by Ajahn Brahm

The passage appears only found in the Maha-parinibbana Sutta: Last Days of the Buddha, which is unusual, given it appears not mentioned in the various other suttas or in the Vinaya about the Buddha's ...
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Is Buddha wrong in Dhammapada?

If I say "everybody hates being stuck in traffic jams", you might find an example of one person who likes being stuck in traffic jams, and prove me wrong. However, my statement would be ...
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Is Buddha wrong in Dhammapada?

First point- "Taking this at face value" since you are taking at face value (and doing so knowingly) the argument therefore falls into error already. It is not to be taken at face value. The ...
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Is Buddha wrong in Dhammapada?

Actually, psychopaths on death row in prisons have often shown they do everything in their power to avoid execution. Military personel obviously fear death (otherwise they would not be defending ...
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Free will - Go with the flow or struggle against the flow?

This quote from Dhmmapda: One who is intent upon the Ineffable (Nibbana), dwells with mind inspired (by supramundane wisdom), and is no more bound by sense pleasures — such a man is called "One ...
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