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Rarity of the Human World
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Kamma is not resultant, so while old wholesome kamma making it's resultant arising, the killer can make new unwholesome kamma, together, in the same vithicitta. Kamma fight kamma to take a occasion to ...

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Can somebody remove their bad karma by believing that it doesn't exist?
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After you killed mosquito, these cases will happen without believing: Most of mosquito's family hate you. Most of anti-killing-people hate you, too. Your memory will memorized that killing ...

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What is Buddhist reality?
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Your question mean nothing in present, in the past, and in the future. But buddha mean present thing is nothing in the past, and present thing is nothing in the future. Ultimate realities of human ...

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Sending metta to fictional charcters ?
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Metta is practitioner's consciousness that thinking to make happy consciousness arise in the other lives. (sukhī attānaṃ pariharantu) Fictional charcters never have happy consciousness arising.

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Pronounce the word "Buddh" - phonetics
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B-month&month&stronger touch+soft breathe out+voice louder. U-put,push,fruit. D-teeth&tongue tip&stronger touch+soft breathe out+voice louder. DH-teeth&tongue tip&stronger ...

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The proper meaning of Bhagava
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It is many meaning for the buddhanussati practitioner. See: Recollection of the Enlightened One (buddhanussati) in Visuddhimagga. http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/nanamoli/...

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Problem with the logic of karma
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Person A has unwholesome kamma, so unwholesome kamma make him get immorality resultant. Person A's kamma never force person B to do unwholesome kamma to person A. person A can get immorality ...

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What is the easiest way to achieve a state of no physical suffering?
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Jhāna-samāpatti = comprehending samatha-object, no pain. Phala-samāpatti = comprehending nibbāna, no pain. Nirodha-samāpatti = no conscious, no comprehension, no object, no pain. Nibbna = No ...

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Did Gautama Buddha believe in God?
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Buddha accepted supernatural powers, and supernatural realms. But he never believed that they are the best because supernatural powers and realms still arise and vanish. So they still are suffering.

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Buddhism in context, differences through SE Asia?
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Burma is the only one in the world that still have buddhist ancient learning system (mukkhapāṭha). The strongest buddhism country is Burma. The tipitaka-strictest nikāya is Shwegyin Nikaya of Burma. ...

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Insight in Buddhism
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There are many types of happiness and suffering around the universe. So, there are many wisdom to gain insight about causes and effects of them (hap&suf) to avoid suffering and to take happiness. ...

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Are there any exceptions to the first precept?
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5 elements of 1st precept: Living satta. Be aware satta's living. Killing consciousness arising "I will kill it". Try to kill by that consciousness. Satta die by that effort. Must complete 5 ...

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Citta Vithi in Abhidhamma
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Vīthi is paṭṭhāna of abihdhamma-pitaka and the whole commentary, that were learned from buddha by sāriputta-mahāsāvaka then he author them in his phrase. You must memorize paṭṭhāna in pali and learn ...

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thoughts in heart
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Both, brain and heart, are not important in buddhism, because arūpabhramma has not both. So in buddhism, brain and heart are not important. Brain and heart are just mechanism, that are arised by ...

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What's the difference between these 3?
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Sati-Paṭṭhāna = object-cause (ārammaṇa-paccaya) of sati-bhāvanā = object of sati development. 2 type of sati development's objects: samatha-paṭṭhāna & vipassanā-paṭṭhāna (samatha-kammaṭṭhāna&...

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On Sati-Sampajanna
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When vipassanā-cittāni&cetasikāni arising: Saññā mark vipassanā-object to remind again after. Vitakka let's them go to vipassanā-object. Vicāra let's them hang around vipassanā-object. Sati let's ...

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Resources for Sutta study/discussion for beginners
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Mukhapatha is the best. So easiest way is listen directly from pa-auk teachers. The tipitaka memorizers can teach Beginner's Buddhist Course Syllabus By Ancient Pali Canon easier more than try to ...

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Helpful or ego-stroking?
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I have bias this answer to pali-canons because pali-canons' contents comprehend the reasons, for all profits, more than people today, who cut some possible reasons off and kepp only their attached ...

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What is the purpose of not eating after noon?
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Avoid too much food is sila. Less food=Good health. Good health=sukha. Sukha is base of samatha. Samatha is base of vipassana. There are sila samadhi panna.

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Is Uposatha on full moons or specific days?
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Buddhists practice eight precepts to learn buddha's teaching and practice samatha-vipassana at forest monastery. Nowadays, most of upasaka can not go to forest monastery at uposatha-days, such as me,...

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Difference between Sampajanna and Vipassana
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In sampajaññaṃ 4 --asammohasampajañña is vipassana. sampajaññaṃ 4 = clear comprehension; clarity of consciousness; awareness sātthakasampajaññaṃ - clear comprehension of purpose. sappāyasampajaññaṃ -...

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How do I deal with Buddhist teaching's complexity?
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This is the reason why buddha taught "Meditate samadhi first, practicer! Practicer, who achieved samadhi, is contemplating the truth." Pa-auk tradition (Burma) and Thai forest tradition, have ...

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What is ignorance in Buddhism and what are examples of ignorance?
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Avijja is uneducation about causes and effects, that arise and banish, or ariseless (NIBBANA).

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Beginner's Buddhist Course Syllabus By Ancient Pali Canon (Ganthadhura And Vipassanādhura)
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I concluded this subject from cakkhupālatheravatthu in dhammapadaṭṭhakathā and vinayapitaka and commentary. My every topics base on Māhāvihāra Theravāda Buddhism. You can see pali source in Māhāvihāra ...

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Which suttas in the Pali canon are relatively early or late?
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I can't translate the whole of question, however I tried to answer as I can do. Layers of pali literature already being in buddha-living-period. There are many pali literature in buddha's time, such ...

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Proper way to ask a teacher to become their student
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Kammatthanagahananiddesa (chapter 3 of visuddhimagga page 81) and mahakhandhaka in vinaya mahavagga pali, are the best concluded answers. I don't have the best translated link of them in my hand. ...

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Did Lord Buddha teach, or do Buddhist sects teach, about Ghosts?
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Yes, he did. The example, it is one big problem of bhikkhu, who live in forests, so buddha taught to manage ghost in vinaya, many time. But the most of western people hate ghost theory, so the ...

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Different Reasons of Dhamma's Decline
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5 antaradhāna, in this commentary of this sutta, is completely conclusion.

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Why is 'attention' ('manasikara') included within 'nama-rupa'?
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Citta and cetasica can not work their job without attention. You can not know/memorize/feel anything, if you don't have attention on it. No one memorize stuff, that they never mind. Full translation ...

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Why do people pray to Buddhas?
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Define pray: to speak to God especially in order to give thanks or to ask for something But bhikkhu just recite to meditate. The example: Some bhikkhu want to leave the Buddhist monkhood, but when ...

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