Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Casual discussion amongst spiritual friends.
User avatar
Bhikkhu Pesala
Posts: 2345
Joined: Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:17 pm

Monk's feet leave lasting impression

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

AIM WebsitePāli FontsIn This Very LifeBuddhist ChroniclesSoftware (Upasampadā: 24th June, 1979)

User avatar
retrofuturist
Posts: 15462
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:52 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact:

Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby retrofuturist » 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

:anjali: :buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

User avatar
Rui Sousa
Posts: 366
Joined: Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:01 pm
Location: London, UK

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.
With Metta

User avatar
retrofuturist
Posts: 15462
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:52 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact:

Re: Monk's feet leave lasting impression

Postby retrofuturist » 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. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...


Return to “Lounge”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], caganando, Mr Man, paul, waterchan and 7 guests

Google Saffron, Theravada Search Engine