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50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

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Re: 50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

Postby BlackBird » Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:41 am

"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." -

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Re: 50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

Postby gavesako » Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:47 am

Interesting wikipedia article about the Jain practice of Sallekhana or "fasting to death" which is considered to be the ultimate ascetic practice.

Here is also a video of it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hiwtUTbRT8
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Re: 50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

Postby Jechbi » Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:51 pm

that's really annoying

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Re: 50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:58 pm

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Re: 50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

Postby gavesako » Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:22 pm

Bhikkhu Gavesako
Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

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Re: 50th Anniversary of Nanavira's sotapatti

Postby Jechbi » Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:09 am

Ok, I got past the yelling part. The rest of the video is not annoying. Thank you for posting it, Bhante, and for sharing your insights.
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