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by LionelTeo
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Better
Replies: 11
Views: 1195

Re: Better

There is a general perception that all the improvements in daily life from learning Dharma is an attainable achievement from self. But then again we talk about being without self. Recently I had asked myself on why I would walk the path of Buddhism, and for whom did I continue the path of Buddhism; ...
by LionelTeo
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Failing at meditation
Replies: 18
Views: 3473

Re: Failing at meditation

When I meditate, my thoughts are like storms. I don't know if I'm supposed to observe them or force them away or just concentrate so much on the present that they are made impossible to appear. What is the best way? Sounds silly to ask, there are probably many ways. The mind works similarly to an o...
by LionelTeo
Wed May 21, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Reaching the unconscious mind
Replies: 114
Views: 5893

Re: Reaching the unconscious mind

Good evening to you Rachmiel, Pardon me for not following the discussions, but your topic interest me. What you are talking about the unconscious mind is perhaps referring to be the same as the subconscious mind? For an example, a person would not throw litters, not because he obey the law, he just ...
by LionelTeo
Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Loosing my way on the path.
Replies: 22
Views: 1867

Re: Loosing my way on the path.

Hey Deep Fried, Great to hear your story and your success of coming from a tough life. Acknowledging, Knowing that you would not want to lose it and going back to your self that your losing your way is a great start. Here are some questions for you. How did you get home and to work? Is it by Car or ...
by LionelTeo
Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: I have some proof here that there's no afterlife
Replies: 109
Views: 10214

Re: I have some proof here that there's no afterlife

The term "view" is quite important in Buddhism, but again, it's not a view from within "existence". if that is true it's hard to apply until you are alive There are no guarantees, simply a map and compass and the chance to discover for yourself. that's what every other religion says The structural ...
by LionelTeo
Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:13 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: I have some proof here that there's no afterlife
Replies: 109
Views: 10214

Re: I have some proof here that there's no afterlife

Great wisdom from PadmaVonSamba

Totally agree. :thumbsup:
by LionelTeo
Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Making choices.
Replies: 10
Views: 1249

Re: Making choices.

Good Morning Lordneg, You have made a really brave decision. That is a really a great choice of telling the truth instead of lying. I praise you for your decision to confront to your fears. What is more important is on how you view the outcome of her decision. In this world, everyone do not want to ...
by LionelTeo
Sat Sep 28, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: I have some proof here that there's no afterlife
Replies: 109
Views: 10214

Re: I have some proof here that there's no afterlife

Good Evening Grandy, Thank you for your time and effort in digging out all these links, they are indeed very interesting and a good concept to cover. I am not so sure what is taught or what you have learn regarding the rebirth concept in Buddhism, various schools could have taught this differently. ...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Help Required
Topic: Slipped (anger) foolishness
Replies: 6
Views: 1754

Re: Slipped (anger) foolishness

After mediation, my anger seems to have gone away. But sometime ealier week I had a bad arguement with my mum, I wasn't feeling angry, but rather I felt to attach in trying to justify a point to her. It as then I notice beside mediation, conditioning of the body is somewhat important as well, I was ...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Help Required
Topic: white lies
Replies: 28
Views: 6238

Re: white lies

Good Morning Johnny, This is a great topic you have brought up. And this covers the five precept on not lying. I understand that you have lie before, I also lie to avoid conflict prior to my practising to my Dharma. After practising the Dharma, it is then I understand that no matter what the lies, t...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Help Required
Topic: Confusion and negativity
Replies: 4
Views: 954

Re: Confusion and negativity

Hello Duck, It is great to know you have so much compassion that you even let them stay with you. This person, although lying to you, is him leading his wrong way not of not to suffer. In a way through compassion and kindness we hope that he can see your compassion and change himself as a result, bu...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Help Required
Topic: Self hatred
Replies: 37
Views: 4417

Re: Self hatred

Hello Konchog, You have posted a great topic that I am interested in. I am glad that you did not suicide and share your troubles with us here. My story in suicide is similar to yours. I have experience of the thoughts of suicide before in the past. I was living a really stressful life last time, my ...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Everyone wants to feel good!
Replies: 11
Views: 1649

Re: Everyone wants to feel good!

Good greeting to you! This is a great and interesting post by you. Here are my conclusion and what I practice in regards to your point. In short "Everyone do not want to suffer" "Everyone wants to be praised" "Everyone wants their point to be agree on" "Everyone wants fame and fortune" "Everyone had...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Making choices.
Replies: 10
Views: 1249

Re: Making choices.

Hello and Good Greetings to you Lorgneg, Welcome to the forum and welcome being a dharma practitioner. My suggestion to you is to be honest with her and accept the outcome. As a Buddhist we should know and understand of the 5 precepts, not lying, is one of the precepts to follow. This is because not...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Meditation and Music?
Replies: 9
Views: 928

Re: Meditation and Music?

Hey welcome, I am also new to this forum. I hope you enjoy your stay here. I feel that an alternative to meditate with music is to listen to some guided meditation. http://www.audiodharma.org/series/1/talk/1835/ What I only use for my meditation is the mediation timer http://audiodharma.org/series/2...
by LionelTeo
Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone, Greetings from Singapore - Here is my story
Replies: 0
Views: 442

Hello Everyone, Greetings from Singapore - Here is my story

Hello Everyone, I am from Singapore, 26 years old this year. Nice to meet all of you. Below is my little story on life on religion. I join this forum due to my interest on Buddhism grew. I was a born as in the family following the Taoism tradition. From young till 24 years old, I was a free thinker....

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