Monk's feet leave lasting impression

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Bhikkhu Pesala
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Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:01 am

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Paul Davy
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Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:50 am

Greetings venerable,

That is indeed cool... I just hope that he's paying homage rather than partaking in micchā patthanā

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Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Rui Sousa » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:21 am

The reporter comment seems a bit out of the Buddhist context:

Hua Chi once prayed up to 3,000 times a day on the same spot, to ensure his soul makes a smooth transition in the afterlife.
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Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:58 pm

Greetings,

Well that would be micchā patthanā (wrong wishing).

As I said, I hope that's not the case.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)


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