How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

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Re: How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

Postby gavesako » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:14 pm

Maybe there is a reason why the Buddha appears in a warm-climate country (Jambudipa = India) rather than somewhere in Siberia for example. But that does not mean that Buddhism cannot spread to other geographical areas. As we can see on the Vinaya stories, when monks went to live further away from the Ganges valley, they asked for special permissions regarding clothing, shoes, etc. and the Buddha made such allowances for them.
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Re: How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

Postby Hanzze » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:21 pm

Still the desire of going further is not stilled... It's always cetana. Would he even give the permission to fly?
To wander to the south before the winter comes would be easy possible today in europa (for example) and the spreeding while wandering would be enorm.

Personaly I would not have any concept, could not imagen of how to keep monastic rules when conditions are under 0° C and it'S not only a matter of clothes, it touches all four requisites as well as to turn away from the rules in there regards.
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Re: How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

Postby appicchato » Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:53 pm

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Re: How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

Postby Hanzze » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:04 pm

Photoshoped? Just ask because your face is like in the warm, not a little red from the cold. Southasians are professional photoshoper.
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Re: How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

Postby Ytrog » Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:46 pm

I don't think it is photoshopped tbh.

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Re: How do monks deal with their robes in the winter?

Postby Hanzze » Sun Sep 16, 2012 12:11 am

Just that! *smile*


BUT! it is important to become a real Buddhist first. Like Punna did: Nate sante baram sokham _()_


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