Ajahn Brahm for sale?

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Re: Ajahn Brahm for sale?

Postby Cittasanto » Fri May 17, 2013 6:19 am

Mr Man wrote:Came across this yesterday: Cittaviveka Finances 2012/13 http://www.cittaviveka.org/files/CittavivekaFinances2012-13.pdf

and are they advertising the financial need all over the site and making sites dedicated to obtaining money?
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: Ajahn Brahm for sale?

Postby Cittasanto » Fri May 17, 2013 6:22 am

David N. Snyder wrote:3. AB is offering his time for teaching, not anything else and he doesn't directly benefit. Although, there could be the argument that AB indirectly benefits as the 'spiritual head' over the bhikkhuni monastery to be built. The goal is noble and it is to benefit the bhikkhunis who are in need of housing. The effort pushes to a possible gray area, but the monastics are allowed to hint at the need for a dwelling and the funds obtained are just for that: housing; not any luxurious living arrangements.

can direct involvement in setting a batchelor auction type event up be described as a hint?
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: Ajahn Brahm for sale?

Postby tiltbillings » Fri May 17, 2013 6:29 am

Since this has become a tailchaser thread, going endlessly in circles with nothing new or of interest being added, tending towards the unwholesome, time to shut it down and let it drift slowly downwards.

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