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Is there any levels of bad deeds

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CoreyNiles92
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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby CoreyNiles92 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:59 pm

Thank you, I couldn't have seen an explanation so profound on my own. I understand now. I shouldn't be so hasty to discredit anything before trying to understand.

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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:00 am

Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta


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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby C J » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:18 am


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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby C J » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:51 am

As killing an arahat is much more worst than killing a layperson, it seems like development of the mind plays a big role in this context.

So killing a clever person should be worst than killing a dumb person.

So killing an human should be much more worst than killing an animal;
same way killing an animal of higher mental power (such as a monkey or an elephant) should be worst than killing an animal with a lower mental power (such as a worm, an ant or a mosquito).

And killing a clever monkey should be worst than killing a dumb monkey.

What do you think?

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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby Mawkish1983 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:11 pm

It's not all about intelligence.

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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby daverupa » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:57 pm

Unconjecturable topics are unconjecturable.



"The results of kamma is an unconjecturable that is not to be conjectured about, that would bring madness & vexation to anyone who conjectured about it."

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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

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Re: Is there any levels of bad deeds

Postby SarathW » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:15 am

Hi everyone
There is a misconception that everything is happen due to past kamma. Buddha never said that. According to Buddhism all phenomena’s resulted from Niyamas. There are five Niyamas. (Utu,Bija,Kamma,Dhamma,Citta) Kamma is only one of them.
Please read page 261 of attached link



http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/buddh ... gsurw6.pdf
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”


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