Samana Johann
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What is the meaning of ditthi visuddhi?
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Purificatiin of view: 'The divine eye is purified since it is a cause for Purification of View (diṭṭhi-visuddhi), owing to seeing passing away and reappearance of beings. One who sees only passing ...

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According to the Dhamma monks have no rights?
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Yes (hold no rights), and one should avoid monks who even encourage to thoughts of claim and rights, i.e. grave wrong view. The Vinaya helps them to learn this if not arrived at the Noble domain for ...

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Difference between Pin (Punya) and Kusal(Kushala)?
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See puñña and kusala, Nyom Achala Dissanayake And no, it's not right to say that all kusala is or leads to the, or is on the path. The word Puñña, in and of it self, as well. Both words should be seen ...

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Is Papanca (i.e., hindrance) always unwholesome?
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Nyom Sarath, isn't your question driven by papanca? If skilful intended or not, Nyom would know possible. For his gain in the world? To go beyond? Papanca is actually very needed for the path. ...

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Desperate for help about intent and my fears
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Strong fear of wrongdoing is a good fear and should be appreciated and cultivated, is nothing that is wrong but praiseworthy. It's not possible to act without intention and there is no way to excuse ...

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Other types of consciousness (viññāṇa) in Theravada?
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Both, Abhidhamma and Suttanta traditions, trying to follow the Buddha, are informed about 7 kinds of "knowing", while the 7th does not relay on a (of the six) sensual surface, does not grasp after ...

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Can the noble eightfold path be followed in its entirety by a lay follower?
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No. As long as one clings to home and house (even Monks may make their status and monastery, lineage... their home) one is incapable even to reach the path, not to speak about the highest attaining. ...

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Can one's karma be affected by the karma of another?
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No, not really (either in regard of kamma, action, nor in regard of vipaka, results of ones action, as they are sure to ripe according to ones actions). One could just provide with offering certain ...

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How does one cultivate uplifted energy (paggaha)?
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The Buddha used always the Goad-stick, and never candies... death man (still) walking! What ever forces samvega ("fear") in regard of the world, thinking about sickness, oldage, death, the endless ...

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If Buddhism is about moderation, then why is it that you can attain nirvana only after renouncing worldly possessions?
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It's impossible to realize path and fruits, the Dhamma, while holding on home and house. To understrand what it means, even that requires one to leave home: Where and what to practice Only in the ...

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Is become a stream-enterer (sotāpanna) enough?
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Nyom Damith, 7 more lifes mean 7 times aging, sickness and death: huge suffering not only for one self, but for many, as life requires food. Does one like to cause another mother and so many others ...

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When the Pali suttas say that it is not the "same" thing that is born and dies what do they mean?
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The Pali Suttas don't say that ("Pali suttas say that it is not the "same" person who is born and dies"), actually. So the question is not valid, corrupt. If asked of what the Buddha said, the Suttas ...

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