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What are the symptoms of intoxication?

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You don't get out much, do you? :smile:
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If I forget to recite Amitabha's name for long stretches of time, then some kind of intoxication is at work, whether drug-related or otherwise.
Alcohol and drugs of any kind make it that much harder to recite, so I avoid them.
The question isn't that complicated, is it? :shrug:
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Monlam Tharchin wrote: Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:36 pm If I forget to recite Amitabha's name for long stretches of time, then some kind of intoxication is at work, whether drug-related or otherwise.
Alcohol and drugs of any kind make it that much harder to recite, so I avoid them.
The question isn't that complicated, is it? :shrug:
It is complicated.

At what point does caffeine become an intoxicant?
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Malcolm wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:57 pmIf you do not want to drink coffee, fine. But it is not an intoxicant, a madana.
Malcolm wrote: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:51 pmNot even tobacco is included since it is not intoxicating, since nicotine is a stimulant, like caffeine.
So I would guess something that clouds or distracts the mind; no textual source for that assumption though, and can't find one via digitally searching through the Rahula translated Abhidharmasamuccaya nor via the Googlebooks preview of the Bodhisattvabhumi.
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At what point does marijuana become an intoxicant?
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"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
The Supreme Source - The Kunjed Gyalpo
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