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« on: August 11, 2017, 02:45:22 pm »
Thank you so much for allowing me to be active and post on this website! I really appreciate your patience with me and my activities and behaviors or style, even if it has gotten on your nerves, that you haven't booted me outright for trying to speak in public on a public forum for discussion.

I wanted to say thank you, for all those moments where you each restrained yourself from striking me, striking me down, taking a worse swipe, saying something even nastier.

I'd like to thank Samana for his warmth towards me in public and in private, and others who have helped me and supported me and also from all those who do enjoy my writing as I too enjoy it and become further inspired by it.

I'd like to also sincerely apologize for any sort of anxiety caused by anything I say. I really don't care if I am called Buddhist or Not Buddhist, or if other people are "Really Buddhist" or "Not Really Buddhist", but what I do really want is that we can all be nicer people, more noble and virtuous always. It can be alright to bring up debate points or issues, especially if they are of some value or importance in how it influences a person's life or conduct and attitude and results in this life experience or any other sort.

Many of my snarky seeming comments are meant to be taken in a lighthearted and playful way, rather like a kid fooling around going "pow pow", its not meant to really hurt anyone but to make people laugh at themselves.

When VisuddhiRaptor for example called me "pig-headed" I found it quite funny, though I don't want to overly encourage that we all take up name-calling and verbal abuse to each other. Also, I guess it wasn't really too insulting to me because I like pigs. Maybe if he called me "Mosquito Face" I might be more insulted, but maybe he would just be praising my Lie Grown Pinocchio-like proboscis.

See? My language is just playful, I take swipes at myself too. What I really strongly dislike is when people try to make me out to be a really bad person, a villain, or someone really out to do harm. I am honestly not on any website intent on harming anyone, but I do like that people face the realities of things too, and then if necessary, not to tag along things which they don't need to tag along.

For example, I went on some Muslim websites to show them things from the Qur'an which they violently denied and attacked me over, the Qur'an! It was crazy. Its the same on any website. I talk about the main subject, in ways that aren't even really provocative, and people go completely nuts and call for my removal or make nasty false accusations and try to make defamatory remarks and make people turn against me or not hear me or to totally suppress me, putting me under bans, in little prison threads or areas, relegating me and discriminating against me harshly.

To me, this is not "the mere evilness of humans", but a cosmic message. To me, the behavior is miraculous, and a major sign. A very small minority of people then see these great passion plays, and then send me emails or messages to places like theartismagistra@gmail.com and ask me questions or say that it certainly looked strange what they saw, that a person who wasn't really saying or doing anything bad or wrong, and was eloquent, funny, and sincere was attacked so brutally by people who end up looking not so nice.

Each religion it seems tends to gravitate towards the same trends, the same sorts of fundamentalist activities, the same sorts of revisionism and revivals, over and over again, the same groups of authorities and appeals to groups of authorities, this is just human behavior repeating itself constantly in generating cult-like party mentality. Anyone who gives in and continues to give into such has some serious issues they might need to deal with.

The Open Dharma is one for everyone, and all human heritage belongs to mankind and anything that can use anything for good.

I'm a really wonderful person. That is not only an "egotistical statement", but its praise and appreciation of capacity. Just like me, you too can work on and maintain working on being wonderful people, in everything you do and say, why you say it and do it, how you go about, who you make happy and how, not conforming, not giving in to evil, constantly being good, kind, teaching things you think are useful and important to everyone, yourself first. I listen to what I write too. Its good stuff. There is value in training your eyes to constantly catch out "flaws" but it also can make one disregard developing the eyes which constantly try to catch out "benefits" or "uses" or "conversion to uses of benefit".

Too many people are obsessed with seeing only evil, and not seeing also the good in many things, and even forgetting that still in this world there are people with good intentions, and I am one such person.

What is my intention?

My intention is to try to convince myself and everyone to do good and be good, to do what generates beauty and happiness that is increasingly lasting and lasting forever too, that all people experience deep and lasting joy and serenity so that evil is abolished, so that evil conduct is washed away, so that unhappy people who are cruel become happy people who are kind, so that love and generosity and beneficence and grace spreads across all hearts and all experience and bad is fought and defeated.

Then the snakes and venom-filled people say "That is not Buddhism! That is Christianity!" or "Hisss Buddhism is a Lie!", just shut up friends! Nothing is bad in what I am saying or wanting to achieve. There is no sense in opposing it even. You should want the same as well, or do you love evil and are actually an agent of vileness?

Goodness is not Apathy, it is not "Not Caring", it is light and it is shade from the sun, it is kindness to the insect and even the plant and even the book or inanimate object treated with gentleness and dignity, cultivate no evil actions as much as possible, no roughness, no harshness. That does not mean to let an evil man go around killing children, stop it, be a hero, do right, and in doing good, there is a blessing, and it comes from the Power which has made all such so, and even if you do not believe in the necessary reality of a power generating experience, still do good, but what I say makes proper sense, and a person has no reason to even think to make any noble effort if it is all for naught.

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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 03:54:23 pm »
Since this is an Introduction area and thread, I will provide you with an extensive amount of personal information to show you that I'm a tough guy. I'd really appreciate you not using this sort of thing to try to hurt me or plot against me!

I was born October 27, 1986 in Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I was born with my eyes opened and completely clean so that they didn't even need to bathe me and I was not crying. Such were also stories of Siddhartha Gautama as well. Ever since I was little I have literally talking to people about the Dharma and teaching things and sharing insights. I have demonstrated many "supra-normal" powers or experienced a variety of weird miraculous things which were witnessed as well. These includes acts of telekinesis, rapid weather influence, invisibility, teleportation, time stopping, time reversal, physical transformation, and other things which might be better categorized as miracles, such as going through or being undamaged by physical objects, being supernaturally saved, being supernaturally warned, being supernaturally dictated to, making psychic predictions, having powerful premonitions and predictive dreams and other apparent omens, being told something is going to happen and then it happens or is generated miraculously, apparent revivals or resurrections, apparent re-forming and trans-forming of things based on appearance, and very frequent mystic events.

My ancestry is pre-historic, from the very region where Buddhism developed strongly and spread across the world from, and my ancestral tribe was mentioned even by Herodotus as having existed even back then.

None of these things matter or mean much ultimately, its just interesting background information, because the Power can make anything appear special or experience special things freely. The Power is not very separate, if we have Consciousness or Experience, and we ourselves are just an experience, a flash, a moment now, it is the one that generates it, it is the real witness, it is not made of anything, it is like Nothing, and I am just a story in a moment, and any other experience can be generated and is generated, I do not believe in real "individuals" ultimately or separation from the Power, there is Experience, and there is the Power which drives and generates it is, and you are the same, a part of my Body of Experience. We do not believe in lots of separate people and a separate God form or anything like that. This is the Reality, and the Ultimate and all its extensions are real as they are and completely based in Freedom which is the Unconditioned Power of Generation. This idea existed among my ancestors who were also called by various terms, but it is not just an idea, its based on necessity and reality itself, the only reasoned way and proper logic. I do not promote "God forms" or some "Man-God" in the sky, but I also don't think people need to be so idiotic about the word "God", its just a word, its much shorter than the term Ultimate Reality or even The Power, but most people seem to think of silly things in association with that term, I reject those things wholly as nothing but things generated by the Power like any thought, any image, any feeling, any experience of any information of any sort or category at all.

Furthermore, that "superstitious rubbish" becomes all the more possible and real when you are dealing with the Power that can make practically anything comprehensible or "information based" so. It is itself the opposite of Information, Non-Information, but generates all information, which is experience or "the experienced" of any sort, it, just like "static-Information" can not be experienced or processed. It is the Truth, the Stable Chaos that is Like Nothing but is Action itself, but is not "truly non-existing or un-real" in that it does exist, thus so does all that it generates exist, it is their source and their return moment to moment as they "Change" or are "Generated and Destroyed".

It is alive and it is conscious, it is responsible for all and everything and has produced the message of Buddhism and Buddhisms and this message has repeated throughout various religions and religious developments as well over and over again throughout the whole world. It can be tested and understood, it is only talking about reality and logically deduced necessity. When you understand how these things are so and possible, then you can see that the miraculous is also easy, it can occur easily and freely, what can't be done and has never been demonstrated for long is the ability to apparently control or repeat the miraculous freely, in this reality we rely on the Operator, Means or Resources available, and the Object or Objective which the Operator applies or manipulates the Means to influence towards whatever end. It can furthermore be reverse engineered to figure out how or what is necessary or the many ways an end can be reached.

There can be six realms of generation in this reality too, and this is an arbitrary splitting or categorization ultimately, but may be useful as a tool, these six are the completely abstract form, the visual mental form or imaginary, the superimposed or mixed imaginary with the physical impacting reality, the physical, the technological, and the organic or natural. These also can be linked in some ways to things like Deva (Natural), Asura (Technological), Physical (Human), Superimposed (Ghost), Imaginary (Animal), and Abstract (Naraka/Hell or the Realms higher than the Devic).

That is not to say that such was or is the meaning of those ideas, just that it can be an easy way to remember some things. Transformation in the imaginary for example can seem rather easy and quick, you can easily make something happen in your imagination or generate the experience, but then it can seem a little more difficult to superimpose it onto reality with your eyes opened, and then a little more difficult or slow seeming to bring it about physically and it may require some work like exercise or whatever or surgery or other means, and then there is the technological to bring it about via mechanisms and devices and technologies or physical illusions, and then sometimes the most "authentic" seeming to people is if it is brought about organically or as part of "reality" or "Naturally", that a person "Really has yellow eyes" or "was really born with yellow eyes" or "made them really yellow" via genetic manipulation or change or "just has it" due to mutation or whatever else.

If you study what the "devas" typically refer to, they tend to refer to "Natural Forces" which we all know and are clearly real things like Thunder, Air, Water, whatever else. That means, we all believe in "Thor" which means Thunder, we needn't believe in some silly blonde man swinging around a hammer symbolically, even though that can easily be made so as well, but we know of this concept "Thunder" and what it tends to refer to, and its real, and generated by the same source which generates everything, even the silly idea of Thor is generated by such as such, as an idea, or an experience, in whatever way it might be experienced.

There is no "immutable law" except that there is the Ultimate Reality or Chaos which does whatever it does, generates whatever, and how we deal with it as well, like leaves blown in the wind, and where we are blown is all "Dependent Arising" and what it is truly dependent on is this Power always that generates the story. See the article I linked regarding "Instantaneous" when I mentioned a certain school in Gandhara.

Thus I have easily and logically opened up to you the whole world of silliness in a clear cut way. Even now you are just a momentary flash or experience, your current appearance or body means nothing at all really, in a flash you can be experiencing your self as a Japanese women in some alien time and land, it is all easy, and you can hold on to nothing.

We who are aware of this, are assigned the existences or experience of doing whatever we do, sometimes we tell people this, but our telling people this does nothing necessarily, its just what we do and what we are made to do. You too do precisely what it is you do, and we are sometimes pitted against each other, and no one ever really or truly wins. It is good to experience nice things and especially lastingly, and unpleasant to experience unpleasantness, the worst being perpetually or lastingly. We do want to escape badness and we do not love it, we want all things transformed to good and the complete abolition of all evilness, but it is not within our power to simply make it so, but some of us are made to work towards good and spreading good, and others are not, it is the True Buddha which is the generator of these and the actor or sole agency.

You will find this philosophy and truth echoed not only in all religions, but in Buddhisms, which can be traced back to the region of Gandhara and land of the Aryans and before then as well. Call it what you want, its simply how things appear to be and means to refer only to how things are.

If you study diverse things, you're very likely to eventually find these ideas re-iterated repeatedly. I've also provided numerous links earlier which try to point some of these things out, they aren't actually as totally foolish and silly as people might imagine, they don't need to be, but people strictly attached to thinking Reality is only this one way according to this one system or model are maybe not willing to accept that the ground underneath your feet can be made like air and you fall through in an instant, none of it is stable, its only an appearance of stability which is being generated now in a single moment and a single moment is now all you have ever, then it is gone, then there is a moment, and a moment, and inclusive in that are your "memories" which confirm things to you, the story is now, its being generated actively right now and destroyed or made back to "Nothing" now as well, and all of it is a sign or reference to the One Power, the One Thing.


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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2017, 04:03:34 pm »
http://www.openbase.in.th/files/michel_gauvain__time_and_temporality_in_indian_buddhism.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebirth_(Buddhism)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sa%E1%B9%83s%C4%81ra_(Buddhism)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhavacakra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tushita

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarvastivada
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharmaguptaka

http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195393521/obo-9780195393521-0171.xml

http://www.budaedu.org

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_named_Buddhas

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhavamsa Oh no, a "late addition to the Pali Canon"?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deva_(Buddhism)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_cosmology

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_cosmology_of_the_Theravada_school

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prat%C4%ABtyasamutp%C4%81da#Lives_of_a_person

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asura_(Buddhism)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desire_realm#Asura_Realm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C4%81ti_(Buddhism)#Forms_of_birth

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mara_(demon)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nirvana_(Buddhism)#Tathagatagarbha-sutras

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amit%C4%81bha
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharmak%C4%81ya

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cundi_(Buddhism)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vairocana
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avalokite%C5%9Bvara
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guanyin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adi-Buddha

http://hhdl.dharmakara.net/hhdlquotes22.html *

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trikaya

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddharupa

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandhara#Buddhism

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahayana_sutras

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C4%81li_Canon

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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2017, 04:15:58 pm »
So anyone can look at those links, reading them all completely and carefully and patiently, maybe it will take a few days, a few periods, but it will potentially build a picture about what I am talking about often and how these things were also called  Buddhist or Buddhism or considered such even today.

Feel free to use even this "introduction" thread to not only ask me questions about whatever, but also to share your own ideas, oppositions, issues, logic, sense, whatever.

You can ask me about any of those events or stories I mentioned and I can give you fuller accounts if you're interested, and finally, it might just come down to if you want to be a Goodist or a Badassed, gravitating towards Boreism or something more vibrant and inclusive and interesting. You'll find material for both. You can smash your head with a rock, or carve a cool sculpture, or use it in some other way.

I'm not fond of Bore-ism or Baddhism because one is boring and one is bad. Goodism is everything good and goodly.

I don't like the Budd-Uh, I like the Budd-Ah as in Ah! What an insight! Not Uh, wut? Uh, huh? Wud? Can't think, no thoughts. I don't like the Budderrrr, some boring brain dead person.

This reality is not "brain dead", its alive, now won't you make the best of it that you find yourself able? If you are not able, don't worry about it!

My email is theartismagistra@gmail.com and I'm a very pleasant and wonderful person who wants the best for me and you and anyone and everyone, honestly, except bad people, they can go to hell! I'd rather they "cease to exist" as they are, and instead become "good people", otherwise they are a poisonous presence when they act in spreading poison and causing harm.

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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 06:15:02 pm »
Thank you so much for allowing me to be active and post on this website! I really appreciate your patience with me and my activities and behaviors or style, even if it has gotten on your nerves, that you haven't booted me outright for trying to speak in public on a public forum for discussion.



Sadhu! (Just imagen that this was all that Nyom praise worthy wrote, skipping the rest that actually takes much more than the first good part had given.)

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Dullabha Sutta: Hard to Find

"Monks, these two people are hard to find in the world. Which two? The one who is first to do a kindness, and the one who is grateful for a kindness done and feels obligated to repay it. These two people are hard to find in the world."


Does Nyom know what obligated means? My person likes to give him a koan here with this two quotes, that might help to become a authentic seldom person if not yet.

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From the "Vinaya for householder"

"In four ways, young householder, should one who renders lip-service be understood as a foe in the guise of a friend:

(i) he makes friendly profession as regards the past,
(ii) he makes friendly profession as regards the future,
(iii) he tries to gain one's favor by empty words,
(iv) when opportunity for service has arisen, he expresses his inability.

Try to make you a genuide person, that is real gratitude and fullfillment of obligation.
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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2017, 06:38:14 pm »
Fantastic! Please write more here if you can on any of these topics which come to mind, everything you are writing and have been writing is very good and nice and means a great deal to me and is having a very strong positive and healing impact and bringing me great peace! I'd be pleased to see more if you will and regardless I deeply appreciate what you have done and are doing as it is providing me with continuous comfort and strength. Then I go in the world with it too and these are very good resulting impacts and chains.

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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2017, 08:10:03 pm »
Yet effects in action are hardly to see. Does Nyom has any idea why one gets that impression that there are constantly emtpy words and less put into action? Wouldn't it a waste to try to become a chicken a duck and wouldn't it cause the effort giver much suffering in try so, Nyom Magistra?
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« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2017, 08:50:12 pm »
Yet effects in action are hardly to see. Does Nyom has any idea why one gets that impression that there are constantly emtpy words and less put into action? Wouldn't it a waste to try to become a chicken a duck and wouldn't it cause the effort giver much suffering in try so, Nyom Magistra?

Yes, but words are also real things, it is said they are read by the eyes and understood by the brain, however they may be understood, chemicals are released in the body it is said, which stimulate things, can stimulate eventually motion and action too, so yes, its an empty word if its a lying word like saying to a person "I love you" is meaningless without showing it or doing it through action, that love inside, even if it is real, can not reach or meet the person except through means, real means, contact of some sort. The words are real things, they through writing (visual) might meet the eyes, or through sound they may reach the ears and have impact and make contact.

Our efforts, your efforts, produce waves of consequences like a pebble dropped into water. No words is a safe way to avoid certain impacts, but it is just an avoidance of one of many real and impacting tools we can use.

Your wonderful words, your wonderful choices, led by a good heart and clean habits in your daily life, create real impact, and even a shovel is an "empty word" that can end up doing good or even evil.

In your case though, these words have been good ones, leading to good thoughts, good meditations, which release those chemicals, producing those other thoughts, leading to those other actions, which may be good as well.

So long as your intention is good, as it can be seen to be, then this is all done in good justice and the cultivation of beauty, it is beneficence and generosity, the same as my intentions and words, as they are real, even if absurd, and every movement, every action, touches, touches something, and continues to reverberate as far as I am aware.

We enter then a world of impact, so subtle, that it almost appears magical, where a kindness can reach by various apparent means one very far away through a simple gesture or even a chemical smile.

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« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2017, 10:41:44 pm »
It would be a wise decision for a "doubt-full" or "deluded" character, to seek and stay amoung people to or on the path, indeed, even he/she could not grasp anything. Usually in Monasteries, such people make them bear-able by doing this or that service otherwise it always comes to problems since not all are able to take such a person as good teacher and possibility of practice. Anyhow, such thoughts could one allow to even think he/she is of value for others, in giving them many possibility to practice patient, but at the and one loses even more when thinking that is a compassionate way I am doing. There are many people who have developed such thoughts "I do the bad, so that others have possibilities to gain by doing good." It just do not work out, that it becomes something good at least, since done unknowingly does not protect from demertis, e.g. delusion, foolishness is the root of all demerit. Include that to possible cut of Nyoms justification an excuses. Wishing to be good does not work, it has to be done by mind, speech and body, by giving and letting go, Nyom Magistra.

Be reminded by Talaputa the Actor question and Buddhas explaining for that kind of entertainment and livelihood (even for the mind).

And organice a spoiler-BBC, nobody reads those monologes and off-topic stuff.
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« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2017, 10:48:56 pm »
It would be a wise decision for a "doubt-full" character, to seek and stay amoung people to or on the path, indeed, even he/she could not grasp anything. Usually in Monasteries, such people make them bear-able by doing this or that service otherwise it always comes to problems since not all are able to take such a person as good teacher and possibility of practice. Anyhow, such thoughts could one allow to even think he/she is of value for others, in giving them many possibility to practice patient, but at the and one loses even more when thinking that is a compassionate way I am doing. There are many people who have developed such thoughts "I do the bad, so that others have possibilities to gain by doing good." It just do not work out, that it becomes something good at least, since done unknowingly does not protect from demertis, e.g. delusion, foolishness is the root of all demerit. Include that to possible cut of Nyoms justification an excuses. Wishing to be good does not work, it has to be done by mind, speech and body, by giving and letting go, Nyom Magistra.

Be reminded by Talaputa the Actor question and Buddhas explaining for that kind of entertainment and livelihood (even for the mind).

And organice a spoiler-BBC, nobody reads those monologes and off-topic stuff.


Excellent, this is exactly the sort of thing I was looking for, great recommendation, thank you so much! I will look into it  at the link: http://zugangzureinsicht.org/html/tipitaka/sn/sn42/sn42.002.than_en.html

Thank you again, and any further recommendations which come to mind, please feel free to share them to me and I will see how I might best listen and apply them, thank you!

"Now, there are two destinations for a person with wrong view, I tell you: either hell or the animal womb."

When this was said, Talaputa, the head of an acting troupe, sobbed & burst into tears. [The Blessed One said:] "That is what I couldn't get past you by saying, 'Enough, headman, put that aside. Don't ask me that.'"

"I'm not crying, lord, because of what the Blessed One said to me, but simply because I have been deceived, cheated, & fooled for a long time by that ancient teaching lineage of actors who said: 'When an actor on the stage, in the midst of a festival, makes people laugh & gives them delight with his imitation of reality, then with the breakup of the body, after death, he is reborn in the company of the laughing devas.'

"Magnificent, lord! Magnificent! Just as if he were to place upright what was overturned, to reveal what was hidden, to show the way to one who was lost, or to carry a lamp into the dark so that those with eyes could see forms, in the same way has the Blessed One — through many lines of reasoning — made the Dhamma clear. I go to the Blessed One for refuge, to the Dhamma, and to the Community of monks. May the Blessed One remember me as a lay follower who has gone to him for refuge, from this day forward, for life."

Ah, Hell and Animal Womb! Excellent! I wonder what VisuddhiRaptor, Rahul, ground, and francis might say about this matter?

Is it good to perform or create art or performances not to intoxicate or delude but to teach a good thing?
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« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2017, 11:42:16 pm »
"Acting", performing, playing something that one does not really is, giving a show, might be of use for the wise, like it does not need a holly persons voice to gain wisdom if he simply speaks the true Dhamma. How ever, for oneself such "cheating" and "inhonesty" is of less benefit, especially when done for a livelihood, to maintain his body and being.

Some weeks ago may person came accross a normal way todays problems like to be solved by "bead and games" e.g. increasing greed: here the sample, its useless if thought that or such is good. So that's why it is the most importand to know and understand what is called good an bad, skillful and unskillful. Not knowing that, you question is of no use, because you see big, nice, beautiful, pleasant, sweet... as good.

On the other hand, while stealing time by simply talking for entertainmet, it is total usuall to again and again ask the teacher, let it be repeated even for others making something people would call a show, by simply repeating good conduct by speech and body.
Something modern people are not capable, feeling to much shame in doing good and think that one must appear strong and never ask so that people do not think one knows actually nothing. That's the other extrem, maybe even more worse since people just steal instead but never learn to conduct proper with others and teacher. They are to "cool", yet burning off on desire on the same place. So it's like with the most not easy to figure out, yet mind not really knowing, that is why goid rites and rituals by speech and body are usual practiced, but not in modern world, so less chance that anybody can came on a good point, because there are missing those who are willing to sacrify their reagrd and reputation to just be a teacher for children and those who have not learned basics at home and in their sociaty.

Since the connect between ordinary people and monks for example is very difficult in that regard, such culture of attending lay people or priest is usuall in SO Asien counties.

So if Nyom Magistra really likes such sacrify as "entertainer" it's needed that he learns and do it by heart and wise.

Showmaster and entertainer are, if looking carfully, really ugly jobs and knowing this business and people personal, having been undertaker in the club scene for a long time once still a householder, there are less found with no drug problems and other real bad stuff. There are no such as happy showmasters and entertainer found anywhere, which earn their money with ordinary people, making it for gain and livelihood.

Actually this matter would be worthy a extended talk but my person guesses you will prefer other entertainments rather ways to go beyound the need of entertaining (upadana, nurishing).

If there would be no such as "entertainer" motivator, a modern person would never ever meet a disciple of the Buddha, no chance, not to speak of Dhamma. That is just a short trend that will disappear faster as it came up and maybe pure show might say for a while, as long it gives gain in the world.
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