Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby Annapurna » Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:01 pm

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marc108 wrote:yes, i am currently trying to get a U.S prescription. i don't think Bhante would be able to boil all his bathing water... I believe he only has one small electric range top.



Isn't David Snyder an MD?


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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:18 pm

Annapurna wrote:Isn't David Snyder an MD?


Hi Anna,

No, I'm a Ph.D.(philosophy and sociology). As Randy Pausch would say, "I'm a doctor but not the type that helps people." :D

On a more serious note, I think it is difficult, perhaps impossible to acquire prescription drugs for someone else in the U.S. without a prescription.

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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby marc108 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 11:30 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:
On a more serious note, I think it is difficult, perhaps impossible to acquire prescription drugs for someone else in the U.S. without a prescription.



Dr Snyder, I am actually looking to have the prescription written to myself. I will then buy and ship the medicine to Bhante Samahita. There actually is a prescription from a Sri Lankan Doctor, it's just that the medicine isnt available there.
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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:16 am

Greetings,

Update received via Bhikkhu Samahita's Facebook....

Medicine Mission Complete!
Happily was the remaining preventive medicine delivered here today by DHL as a kind donation from Mrs. Eveline Lee of Singapore assisted by Mr. Ponnusamy Stalin of India. Sadhu! Well done by both of these fine friends. No more medicine is thus needed now. Thanx again for the overwelmingly positive response from many good people here and there. Support for the continued Dhamma-Sharing work is still & always welcome here: http://What-Buddha-Said.net/


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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby James the Giant » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:40 am

Great news, merit for all of us! And health for the bhikkhu!
It made me wonder, what would a Sri Lankan bhikkhu do in the same situation, without such access to supporters who can buy and send from overseas a pretty expensive medicine?
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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby Ytrog » Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:58 pm

Great news :D
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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:07 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Medicine Mission Complete!


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Re: Bhikkhu Samahita requires medical assistance

Postby Ben » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:11 pm

Great news!
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