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Offering water to a buddha statue?
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Offering food to animals and other puthujjanas who do not exercise sense restrain is already ''not of great fruits'' like the buddha phrase it (because the recipient precisely will delight and crave ...

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Why is there no self in the container of the 5 aggregates?
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I can see that there is no self to find in the 5 aggregates. But what about their container ? Only non-puthujjanas see that ''there is no self to find in the 5 aggregates'' and those people would ...

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How to avoid apathy in the absence of self?
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You claim you '' live moment by moment,'' but the point is precisely that by not dreaming about the future nor the past, you avoid much craving and you reduce greatly your misery. There is nothing ...

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Does the Consciousness vanish when the objects of consciousness are removed?
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Yes it is normal for puthujjanas to ask Does the Consciousness vanish when the objects of consciousness are removed? does an arahant have a Consciousness? what is the difference between vinnana and ...

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In the Dependent Origination formula, shouldn't perception precede craving instead of feeling?
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In terms of sankharas, Sanna and vedanna are citta sankharas and as usual, sankharas stems from ignorance (like asavas) and the rest of what is conditioned stems from contact and dukkha form craving. ...

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How does killing bear consequences?
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well approach like that: puthujjanas always do their things from greed, aversion or ignorance. greed and aversion typically refer to kama [opinions, thougths, ideas included], and ignorance to ''non ...

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Does the Buddha suggest a change in practice after the unfolding of Sotapanna?
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THe path is the same for everybody at whatever stage. The stage of Sotapanna deals with views more than lusts, with the views being Sakkaya Ditthi and the usual obsessions of puthujjanas with rituals ...

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Questions About Views in Buddhism
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First, You have plenty of mistaken views listed here. http://obo.genaud.net/backmatter/indexes/sutta/sn/03_kv/idx_24_ditthisamyutta.htm A view is a bunch of claims about ''the world'' or like ...

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