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I apologize if this has been asked before

But why is there no flair option for the plum village tradition ? submitted by /u/Wingfield29 [link] [comments]Read More

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Does anyone outside Vajrayana NOT like the Dalai Lama? Or have anything other that positive feelings/opinions of him? Is he universally loved across the Buddhist world?

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Christian God vs Enlightenment

Do you think there’s a difference between salvation through the Christian God and Enlightenment? The teachings of Siddhartha and Jesus seem to say the same things a lot (in different words) which makes me think it’s a “same cart” kind of situation. But the way that God is talked about someone’s seems like a Demiurge…

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What is failure in mind?

And what is failure in view? It’s when someone has wrong view, a distorted perspective, such as: ‘There’s no meaning in giving, sacrifice, or offerings. There’s no fruit or result of good and bad deeds. There’s no afterlife. There’s no obligation to mother and father. No beings are reborn spontaneously. And there’s no ascetic or…

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How can I uproot my suffering

When I first got into Buddhism my world shone. I was happy and felt free but grounded. As time has gone on and my situation has changed I have been caught in the wheel of suffering on many levels and have begun to feel trapped, and that even if I found a way to be…

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The Bodhisattva Vows and Merry Christmas too

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Management of suffering is not the Dhamma

Q: Ajahn, you have said many times that the problem is that we are affected by things in the first place. When that happens we naturally try to manage that arisen suffering,instead of looking for the way of uprooting it. So that it cannot affect us in the future. Nyanamoli: That’s the fundamental difference I…

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Enlightenment help

I would love to reach enlightenment but I’m scared that if I put a lot of effort in this lifetime and get really close to enlightenment that in the next life but what if I was not introduced to Buddhism or anything that could kind of follow the eight fold path submitted by /u/Thecuban55 [link]…

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Main differences between Zen and Tibetan Buddhism?

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Question on Ornament of Abhidharma: A Commentary on Vasubandhu’s Abhidharmakosa by Chim Jampalyang

On this thick book, how do you identify which are commentaries of Chim Jampalyang commentaries of Vasubandhu the actual Sarvastivadin Abhidarma texts Also, can we actually read Sarvastivadin Abhidharma directly (not commentary) in English submitted by /u/BuddhistFirst [link] [comments]Read More

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