Watching movies if you are a monk

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby Tex » Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:32 am

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby jcsuperstar » Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:32 am

hmmm i didnt know that, or remember that, about the balls... interesting.. i guess it wouldnt have matterd much to me as im not a fan of any sort of sport, so if i had learned that it woulda just be like; oh yeah, not gonna have to worry about that one...
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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby Paul Davy » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:23 pm

Greetings everyone,

The posts on different football codes have been moved off to the Lounge.

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby AlaskanDhamma » Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:34 pm

Well the monks at my and JC's Wat recieved a 42" TV (give or take) as a "donation". lol. But in defense of this, we mostly use it to watch Dhamma movies and to entertain the young children that frequent the temple. That movie "The Cup" sounds very interesting.
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