For the Disabled and Chronically Ill

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sattva
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For the Disabled and Chronically Ill

Postby sattva » Sun May 30, 2010 1:34 am

Does anyone know of a temple or monastery where a person who is disabled and/or has serious health problems could live and practice the Dharma but with consideration to their limitations?
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Re: For the Disabled and Chronically Ill

Postby Ben » Sun May 30, 2010 1:41 am

Hi Sattva

Have you tried contacting individual centres and monasteries to see if they can accommodate?
kind regards

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loud gush the streamlets,
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tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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