The Novice's Training

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The Novice's Training

Postby Hanzze » Thu Jan 27, 2011 8:53 am

Dear friends,

in South east Asia it is usually that young boys join the pagoda life. Some of them are very young but mostly more serious in practice as many adults. They would spend there whole time in the monastrie, serving the monks, cleaning, preparing the food, making the daily procedure for layman. In there "free" time they would chant and learn the suttas, less they would be taught in the meaning of them. The normal way of learning in Asia is observing and reflecting.
No moment more happiness, as if the chief monk tell one that he will be taken as a Sramana when the next ordination will take its happening.

Here is a book with contains the main things for novices:

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_/\_
with loving kindness
Just that! *smile*
...We Buddhists must find the courage to leave our temples and enter the temples of human experience, temples that are filled with suffering. If we listen to Buddha, Christ, or Gandhi, we can do nothing else. The refugee camps, the prisons, the ghettos, and the battlefields will become our temples. We have so much work to do. ... Peace is Possible! Step by Step. - Samtach Preah Maha Ghosananda "Step by Step" http://www.ghosananda.org/bio_book.html

BUT! it is important to become a real Buddhist first. Like Punna did: Punna Sutta Nate sante baram sokham _()_
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Re: The Novice's Training

Postby mirco » Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:01 am

Hi,


here is a complete PDF of that book in high-def.
(Rapidshare)


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Re: The Novice's Training

Postby DanS » Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:42 pm

Hello,
Is the pdf file still available anywhere? RapidShare says the like is dead.
Thank you,
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Re: The Novice's Training

Postby Ytrog » Fri May 20, 2011 4:11 pm

Strange, I could download it normally.

@mirco: Thanks for putting it together. :twothumbsup:

EDIT

If it still doesn't work. Try it from my dropbox: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10594121/bud/Sa ... ikkhaa.pdf
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