FAQ Tag: Dhamma

How to behave as a lay person?

There were, and there still are, lay people that are Aryas [having attained one of the four stages of Nibbana]. I say quite often that the Buddha did not only…
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December 26, 2020 0

What’s the difference between gladness and joy?

This is a sequence that is used in many ways, but usually the Buddha would – when he explained his whole explanation of the Path – get just before the…
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December 25, 2020 0

Can you explain dhammaraga, being attached to the Dhamma?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 3 was part of a daily 30 -minute discussion on the suttas, the…
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December 20, 2020 0

Did the Buddha, when he was a bodhisattva, practice with arupa jhanas and rejected them?

 Well, I would say this is simply lacking direct experience. The Buddha explains these arupa jhanas so many times, it would be basically putting a lot of what he said…
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December 11, 2020 0

How is the relation between one meditation object and the Four Foundations? And can you explain ‘Dhamma’ of the fourth Foundation?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 0 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma…
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November 26, 2020 0