Do beings in lower realms are stuck there forever?

Are beings in lower realms like animals and Ghosts stuck there forever? Because they cannot keep precepts and break them regularly and also do many unskillful acts and cause dukkha is there no chance for them to be freed and come to a better realm where they could comprehend and practice the dhamma? submitted by…

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What is enlightenment and the stages

Hi Sangha Ji, I am a Sikh and a long time follower of this board, felt it was only right to say hello! Have been a practitioner of Samatha meditation for a long time now and do see it as one of the core components of my practice (Others being Chanting/Prayers, and Selfless service) I…

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Am I doing it right?

I have a general idea about Buddhism, and I would appreciate it if you guys could enlighten me a bit. No need to elaborate too much though. Well, here goes: 1. Desire = suffering; 2. Everyone has their fair share of suffering. submitted by /u/jerk_hobo [link] [comments]Read More

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Not Just A Monk in the Philippines | An Inspiring Story

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Amazing story of the Sacred Forehead Bone Relic | Mirror of the Dhamma for Kids | Episode 68

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Zen Buddhism

Is there a Zen subreddit? Also, if there is a post on the subreddit and no one’s there to read it, is it still a post? submitted by /u/Interesting_Suit_238 [link] [comments]Read More

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Are there any informative YouTubers for people interested in Buddhism?

Are there any good channels/videos that help me learn more good information. Specifically more about Theravada Buddhism. submitted by /u/snynz [link] [comments]Read More

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Hi everyone! It’s this a part of the process of entering mummification while still alive? If so, what would be achieved by this? Thanks!

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retreat centers in upstate ny/Ontario/pennsylvania

Has anyone done retreats at Blue Cliff, Chapin Mill or any other retreat centers in NYS? Or at any centers in Ontario or Pennsylvania? The tradition doesn’t really matter. I’m interested in quality teachings. If you could describe the experience, I would appreciate it. Thank you. Much metta 🌿🪷 submitted by /u/Valuable_Heron_2015 [link] [comments]Read More

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5 years ago a friend posted this quote on his timeline and I wrote it down immediately and it’s been taped to the wall in my office ever since.

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