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5 votes
6 answers
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Did the Buddha ever define what he meant by "self"?

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7 answers
864 views

Why has the "3rd precept" of the 5 precepts been interpreted as being so permissive?

4 votes
9 answers
355 views

Apparently stream-entrants are destined to attain Nibbana but what about non-stream-entrants?

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10 answers
1k views

Why does one suffer because of ignorance if ignorance is unintentional?

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5 answers
219 views

Is Nibbana joyful or not joyful?

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5 answers
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Is it possible to attain stream-entry if one is only following "the 5 precepts"?

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4 answers
830 views

What are the differences between joy (piti), bliss (sukha) and peace (santi) and how do the qualities relate to Nibbana?

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6 answers
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Did the Buddha ever refute the view of "extreme metaphysical nihilism" e.g. a view that "nothing is real"?

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4 answers
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How is one supposed to be compassionate and 100% free of suffering while others are suffering?

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5 answers
256 views

Did the Buddha according to the suttas mean anything else by the word "self" beyond simply the aspect of control/power?

2 votes
7 answers
314 views

Is it possible and good to know and/or talk about other/more details about the way out of suffering than the Buddha did?

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4 answers
148 views

What is appropriate usage of medicines that are intoxicating?

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5 answers
242 views

What happens if no beings choose to act on one's bad karma?

2 votes
5 answers
330 views

How could one know that Nibbana is the cessation of consciousness if there is no consciousness?

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4 answers
171 views

Why is Nibbana referred to as "The destination and the path leading to the destination"?

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2 answers
244 views

How does one know which kamma-cetana and action is related to which kamma-vipaka being experienced?

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2 answers
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Can the same kamma cetana and action lead to somewhat different future physical consequences (the physical aspect of the kamma-vipaka)

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6 answers
267 views

Is ending up in hell at some point in time inevitable for those beings who are not Stream-Entrants?

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5 answers
293 views

Is the experience of suffering or enjoyment completely reducible to physics e.g. such as in materialist views i.e. materialism?

1 vote
1 answer
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What does "self" mean? [duplicate]

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3 answers
242 views

Can a being be stuck in an endless cycle of depression and suicides?

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8 answers
512 views

I'm confused about the seemingly irrational prioritization or vagueness (?) relating to the "3rd precept" compared to 5th precept of the 5 precepts

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5 answers
208 views

Does one need to make amends for a bad-action done accidentally?

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4 answers
207 views

How does one know if one is destined to attain Nibbana?

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4 answers
114 views

Is it wrong-view to think there might be more than 5 aggregates?

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4 answers
111 views

Evidence of determinism in DN 2 Samaññaphala Sutta? Was the King already a faith follower?

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4 answers
346 views

How does an arahant know that ignorance won't return/re-arise after death?

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4 answers
2k views

Would the Buddha have considered engaging in anal sex as breaking the 1st and/or 5th precept?

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3 answers
185 views

How can I find a teacher who is a stream entrant?

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5 answers
463 views

Invalid logic pertaining to karma in sutta AN 5.129?