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Andriy Volkov
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If a buddhist should not kill a mouse living in their home, what justification do they have to rid themselves of a parasite such tapeworms

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How to refute the idea that Buddhism might be actually "too extreme"?

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If there is no soul, how can there be rebirth?

35 votes

How does stream entry occur?

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Do buddhists fall in love?

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Where is the Buddha quoted as saying do not believe anything I say until you can prove it by yourself?

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Can the Buddha ever be a woman?

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Is stock trading a wrong livelihood?

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Is rebirth a delusional belief?

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Relationship with bad parents (kamma and issues)

22 votes

Is Nirvana the goal for all Buddhist?

19 votes

Why is meditation making me more angry?

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What exactly differentiates Vipassana from Samatha meditation?

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Logic of Emptiness still unconvincing. Please help explain

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What are the differences/similarities in the concept of faith as used in Buddhism and Christianity?

18 votes

Does illegal downloading or viewing of copyright material violate the second precept?

18 votes
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Purpose of touching tongue to roof of mouth during meditation

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What is required to achieve Nirvana in Buddhism?

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Could someone provide a list of all Buddhist schools?

17 votes

Why do Buddhists believe there is no creator?

16 votes

What are the differences between vipassana and mindfulness meditation?

16 votes

What exactly is Jhana?

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Is killing vermin and insects justifiable?

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What is the difference between Vijñāna, Manas and Citta?

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Are the Chakras present in the original Buddha's teachings?

15 votes

Is drinking coffee or tea against the fifth precept?

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What does Buddhism say about boredom?

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Does downvoting an answer qualify as divisive and harsh speech?

14 votes

I don't like people but I like buddhism

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Application of sixteen contemplations in the anapanasati sutta

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