FAQ Tag: anger

According to the Dhamma, how should one act physically, when one would get attacked by someone?

[person that asked the question] To elaborate: I do understand the mindset one should have, like in the Simile of the Saw [MN 21]. That one still sees the suffering…
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January 18, 2021 0

Is it okay to take different objects of meditation for sitting, in different situations?

Yes. This is development really, and one of the things that’s happened is, that it has become mostly fixed one-pointed awareness practice in many cases. This is causing problems, sometimes,…
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December 25, 2020 0

How to use the 7 Factors of Awakening in a situation where you might get a bit angry with children?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 2 was part of a daily 30 -minute discussion on the suttas, the…
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December 15, 2020 0

Can you talk a bit about greed, hatred and delusion?

Greed, hatred, and delusion are just our selfish desires, impatience or anger, and lack of mindfulness. These are the three unwholesome roots, that the Buddha discovered and taught. These are…
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December 9, 2020 0

When we are hungry or sleepy, we can get angry, impatient. How can we avoid that and improve wholesome states?

The first step is in fact to learn to see this. They are reactive states. They are not thoughtful states, but impulsive. By definition, they are not mindful. And that…
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December 8, 2020 0