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Questions concerning how one sits during meditation including difficulties arising from position or recommendations for sitting positions to suit individual circumstances.
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Element of the eightfold path relating to wise states of mind, including non-greed, non-anger, and non-delusion.
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Issues related to sleep and sleep patterns and how Buddhist practice may affect them. The issues could be related to meditation, ethical practice or another area of Buddhist practice.
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Questions regarding meditation and its interaction with the body. This can be during formal body awareness type practice or the effects of other forms of practice on the body.
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In Theravada Buddhism, an arhat (Sanskrit; Pali: arahant-; "one who is worthy") is a "perfected person" who has attained nirvana. In other Buddhist traditions the term has also been used for people fa…
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Avidyā (Sanskrit; Pāli: avijjā; Tibetan phonetic: ma rigpa) is commonly translated as "ignorance" or "delusion". It can be defined as not understanding the full meaning and implication of the four nob…
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For questions about rite and rituals and ceremonies
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The Central Path, Middle Way or Middle Path (Pali: Majjhimāpaṭipadā; Sanskrit: Madhyamāpratipad; Tibetan: དབུ་མའི་ལམ། Umélam; Vietnamese: Trung đạo; Thai: มัชฌิมา) is the term that Gautama Buddha used…
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Questions concerning advice, practice and writings of established meditation teachers both past and present.
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The head monk of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism. The current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso and is the 14th Dalai Lama.
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The Buddhist practice of calming the mind and the mental formations. This is done through practices such as body awareness and mindfulness of breathing. This contrast to vipassana or insight meditatio…
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Requests for resources about Buddhism and Buddhist practice. Also requests for clarification about particular points within a particular resource. Learning resources can be books, video, audio etc...