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Buddhist view on Art and being an Artist
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The real issue with creating art, I think, is that you can't be mindful while doing it. Writers, especially, have to imagine a lot, create images and basically delude oneself. And also, there is a ...

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Choosing between wrong actions
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Assuming you have to pick one and "not telling" is too much of an easy way out, I would say be honest with the hunter. The hunter is a hunter, has hunted plenty and if he fails to catch one rabbit, ...

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Do buddhists fall in love?
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Buddhism is not about ignoring, denying or suppressing any feelings, it's about seeing them objectively- as feelings that have nothing to do with the self, states that simply arise and cease in the ...

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Should I always put another person's interest before mine?
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"How can I understand when it's kindness toward another and when it's "stepping over me"?" Like it's been said, there is no "you" to be stepped over. I would add that it could depend on what is ...

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Deva realms with maidens - samsaric and sexist?
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The fair maidens do indeed get the lesser deal in that realm, much like women get the lesser deal in this realm. Since being a woman is an inferior birth (according this person anyway) the similar ...

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Why is 'do not be unfair' not a precept? And some related questions on precepts
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"Do not be unfair" is pretty vague. Do not lie and do not steal, those are easy recognize and not do. What is fair and unfair is subject to debate, well so are perhaps all precepts but I would say ...

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Is love a destiny or coincidence in Buddhism?
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Karma? Maybe there is some more in-depth explanation but if a couple breaks up there are probably reasons for it, maybe they have communication issues or somebody cheated on the other (I believe the ...

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