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May Bhante recover fast again
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...many.May Nyom Sokdina let it be known if he desires for an explaining of why modern ideas and demanding go not at all in conformity with the Buddhas Dhamma but are at large leading downwardly.
 

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Thinking in therms of rights is grave wrong view, miccha ditthi. And there are times when voting is not usefull. Of cause people who go after such ideas simply search for relexation, fun and joy and will be not satisfied by the Dhamma, Nyom Sokdina. Don't follow fools and see the many goodness of ma
 

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December 10, 2018, 10:33:43 AM
ថ្វាយបង្គំព្រះអង្គ!
Human rigths!
Women rigths,
Children rights,
Democrecy;
We know the right to do. I use self-reflaction to our mind what are something in. The right way is a good way all wr wish. I have to g
ask you about the breath relaxation, meditatii
 

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Krun Chan did the arriving appear faster and binds to rest. Everything fine, dhammata.
 

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Sadhu! Kana Prah Ang;
There are many ways to wash & clean the all minds, Preah konmchas; i had been taught by prf. from Spain with theory & practice as well since 2006-2009 and i also let my clients to do like whatever you have told me right now. For me at this time; it should use cognitive behavio
 

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Sadhu!  Möge es Nyom Roman und Nyom Moritz gut er-gehen!
 

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Nyom Cheav Villa
 

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Nyom Sokdina. It would be good if Nyom could participate on the up-coming Meditation week-end at Wat Akyum to clean the mind.
 

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Nyoms! Last night, a gouhter is affect by irritable cougbhing so it disurbance to sleep.
 

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Sadhu! Thanks!
It is just  tried to give up & burn out of bad spiritul inside. Your Wishes isi good for all.
 

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December 02, 2018, 08:48:58 AM
 :-* :-* :-*
may you recover well and fast  :-* :-* :-*
 

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December 02, 2018, 02:18:46 AM
Respectfully
Today, my is ill with lower blood pressure & blurred sion. But she tries to see because she really praises excellent merit, moral & virtue. How do you think  , as humanbeing?
 

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 :o ព្រះអង្គស្រេងអាចនឹងដំឡេីងកម្មវិធីទាំងអស់នោះវិញបាននៅពេលក្រោយ ព្រះអង្គ _/\_
 

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Not easy, but Atma has now erased all facebook, messenger.. apps on Bhantes device. Maybe possible to prepar the old Sangha-laptop in proper ways for him.
 

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December 01, 2018, 07:58:21 AM
If wishing, you could use the Pali-language forum, http://sangham.net/index.php/board,26.0.html for your lessons.
 

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 :D _/\_
 

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December 01, 2018, 06:48:05 AM
.. was written by Johann
 

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December 01, 2018, 06:45:34 AM
It's good to make everything that Huang's may not use messenger and things like Facebook! Of course there is support (given support) needed to do so. Don't pull monks into the worlds markets and ways.
 

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Kuna Prah Ang  :D _/\_
 

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December 01, 2018, 05:22:57 AM
Bhante is just taking his meal, Nyom.
 

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November 30, 2018, 11:20:52 AM
 :-* :-* :-* sadhu and mudita to hear so.
 :-* :-* :-*
 

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November 30, 2018, 05:52:17 AM
Sadhu _/\_
 

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November 30, 2018, 05:43:37 AM
Everything "fine", better Dhammata, Nyom. Atma met Nyom. His mind is attentive, he could listen and its up to his own further investigation, blessed, being bound to care only about his breath for the time left.
 

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តេីសុខភាពពិបាកទ្រាំ ដែរទេព្រះអង្គ? និងលោកតាឧបាសក?
 

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November 29, 2018, 02:01:01 PM
ថ្វាយបង្គំព្រះអង្គ  :D
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metta-practice vs. Sangha-dana
« on: September 28, 2018, 02:15:58 AM »
In relation to this merits done here , my person allows/ed himself to speak a little on this topic:

Quote from: Upasaka Gus
It has been mentioned that single moment of Metta gives more wholesome kamma than hundred samghika danas (offerings to sangha).

 _/\_ Venerable members of the Sangha,
Venerable Fellows,
Upasaka/Upasaika,
Ntom gus
interested,

Namo tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma Sambuddhasa



May possible errors or missing things, may what ever statement and question be raised so that no doubt in regard of the good Dhamma remains for the benefit of many, out of compassion for others and formost toward one self.

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Re: metta-practice vs. Sangha-dana
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2018, 05:45:22 AM »
Sadhu Sadhu Bhante!

I'm grateful for your clarification and advice.

As you said,
  • If one do metta as an excuse for his bad sila and ajiva, it is not the proper way.
  • If one do metta with lust, it is not the proper way.

And I guess the following sentence in the Metta sutta stresses the avoidance of such defiled ways of doing metta.
"ditthim ca anupagamma silava dassanena sampano"

I think above sentence stresses that metta practice should be done,
  • without incorrect views (ditthim ca anupagamma),
  • with sila (silava)
  • with correct vision (dassanena sampano)

Yet, I think, one should only be afraid of incorrect practice of metta, not of metta.

I have heard from Bhikkhu Nanananda:
  • Metta is a great weapon. Metta is a necessary weapon. Don't go to war without this weapon.
  • If the Buddha asked even his own son ,venerable Rahula, a person with great parami, to do metta, why should not we do metta?

And from Sayadaw U jotika:
  • Insight without metta is dry and unsuccessful.

And from the Perfect One:

  • In metta sutta, the Buddha advices to do metta like a mother protects her only-son with her life. (Ayu sa eka puttam anurakkhe)
  • At the end of metta sutta, the Buddha says that one will become a non-returner if he do metta in the way described. (nahi jatu gabbha seyyam punareti)
  • Mettanisamsa sutta points out many benefits of metta ceto vimutti.
  • Mettanisamsa sutta also says if one practice metta correctly and fails to attain a higher state, then he will be born in Brahma realm at least.(uttarim appativijjhanto brahma lokupago hoti)
  • In Lona phala suttathe Blessed One explains how to weaken the power of already-accumulated-bad-kamma using metta.

Bhikku Nanananda says this  Lona phala sutta is a very special sutta and a huge release for all the sentient beings in the world, because it describes how to decay the power of past-evil-kamma.

With Metta.

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Re: metta-practice vs. Sangha-dana
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2018, 07:11:46 AM »
Sadhu!

Two point, possible good when stressing them (modern and popular thing to normally sell better by teaching metta-meditation to those not really ready, no right view as foundation: e.g. the Uposatha of the Ningantas/Jain). The Karaṇīya Metta Sutta (mostly excellent taught and explained by most Ven. Nyanadassana Maha Thera "the Greek" here )has an importand starter not quotet yet:

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammā-sambuddhassa

Sakko ujū ca sūjū ca,

Upright and very upright,

It's not meant for those wishing to give "money to police" since Dhamma is untouchable, not open for corruption. And please, in this way, one should not think that metta-practice without having entered the stream and abounded strong akusala kamma, is able to "decay the power of past-evil-kamma", for such is what the villager hopes by doing sacrifies toward chief, King, Devas, police. Not different. It helps to ask those of certain short power for pardon and promis not to harm, butjust as long as those are in charge. The untouchable judge will come. Metta = Sila. One who acts on right view act with metta.

Another point often mistaken: Metta means goodwill and not as often wrong translated: "like a mother her only son: "love al being"... no like a mother has teribble attachment toward her son, one should protect his attitude of goodwill (e.g. ones right view, Sila, right intention is the son here, not all beings. They are protected once one looks after himself as a result.) Here a good teaching by most Ven. Thanissaro Maha Thera, with probable more smooth words: Mettā means Goodwill

Here again: one who actually helps and gives, even if looking (unpopular) not so much in equanimity, if doing right shows more metta as someone hiding somehow on fear behind his gifts of "giving money to those who might possible catch him"

So to come back to Nyom gus practice of metta at times no other things can be sacrificed it's possible better to rejoice in Muditā, thinking on the goodness of the perfect Nobleones and those who currently serve them, develope sympatic joy at the time one thinks he has no ways to make merits, like the wonderful story of the two friends/brothers in Ajahn Lees The Demons of Defilement: (Kilesa Mara) and some other currently do while Nyom gus outwardly acts, themselves now not able.

Does Upasaka understands this?

Anumodana Puñña kusala!
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