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Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:29 am

A place to put photos and reports of any meetings you may have had with other Dhamma Wheel members. I will start with some of the ones we have photos for (that I know of). If you have photos of the others, please place them here.

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:30 am

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:33 am

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby zavk » Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:52 am

I didn't take any photos with Chris but here's one with Ben:

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Annapurna » Sat Nov 14, 2009 1:28 pm

A nice topic! :smile:

Perhaps I can make the suggestion to get the members permission before posting their images?

I recently witnessed great unhappiness of a member in another forum, when somebody posted photos of her without her permission.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby tiltbillings » Sat Nov 14, 2009 2:12 pm

Thanks for the photos.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Zack » Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:38 pm

Encouraging, Thanks.
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I am of the nature to be diseased, I have not gone beyond disease.
I am of the nature to die, I have not done beyond death.
All that is mine, dear and delightful, will change and vanish.
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my kamma, abide supported by my kamma. Whatever kamma I shall do,
whether good or evil, of that I shall be the heir.
Thus we should frequently recollect.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Ben » Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:48 pm

Good uggestion Anna
Ed already had my permission but I think from now on we should only post photos of other members only after getting their permission.

On the subject of 'meetings', in the days before DhammaWheel, I had met Paul about 3 years ago in Ballarat then again about 18 months ago at my (then) home in Creswick. I know there's a photo of us both at the first meeting in Ballarat but not sure whether we took any photos at Creswick. I also met Chris in Melbourne about two years ago at a teaching given by the Dalai Lama. I've got a photo of that meeting but its on an old computer.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Nov 15, 2009 2:42 am

Ben wrote:Good suggestion Anna
Ed already had my permission but I think from now on we should only post photos of other members only after getting their permission.

Yes, I agree, and of course Ed talked to me about this too...

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:03 pm

Good idea to get permissions, even though in my personal view if something is on the internet, you pretty much have given up any anonymity or privacy and shouldn't complain much if you see your photo somewhere, unless it is being used inappropriately.

I only used photos here that were already in other threads here at Dhamma Wheel, except for one off of facebook and I did get permission to post that one.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:10 pm

This morning my wife and I had the honor of meeting Ayya Phalañani. She is visiting the U.S. from Thailand and a member of Dhamma Wheel here too. So here is a photo of the meeting of 3 Dhamma Wheel members:

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At Wat Thai Los Angeles, March 17, 2010
Left to right: Ayya Phalañani, Woini, David
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby effort » Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:34 am

wow, thanks for the photos.

its really feeling comfortable when you see who is on the other side. for example seeing ben is great :juggling: because i always imagine a very serious person :jumping: sorry ben!

robertk was in esangha as i remember, is he here also?
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby cooran » Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:56 am

Hello effort,

robertk was in esangha as i remember, is he here also?


Yes, he is.

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby effort » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:05 am

thanks cooran
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Ben » Tue Apr 06, 2010 12:26 pm

effort wrote:for example seeing ben is great :juggling: because i always imagine a very serious person :jumping: sorry ben!

No problems effort! I'm sometimes serious and at other times - not.
When I was a mod at e-sangha I used a photo of myself as an avatar. It was taken with my cell phone and because of the lighting and because I wasn't smiling - it was quite intimidating to some people. I remember when Ed (Zavk) came over that night. It was a Sunday night and I had just finished work. It was full-on at work and I think I was just tired but relaxed.

Hey David
Lovely photo!
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby effort » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:08 pm

i remember that photo now, that was not a clear photo.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Virgo » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:33 pm

Photos from my temp ordination.

(not uploaded elsewhere on the net)

I wanted to attach more bu unfortunately some are too big. I will try to trim some and add them.
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Virgo » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:37 pm

I hadn't realized that was such a monster size file.

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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Ben » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:39 pm

Nice photo Kevin.
If you can reduce the size of the photo before uploading, it would be greatly appreciated.
Here's a tool that I use for resizing: http://www.picresize.com/
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Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Postby Virgo » Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:40 pm

Ben wrote:Nice photo Kevin.
If you can reduce the size of the photo before uploading, it would be greatly appreciated.
Here's a tool that I use for resizing: http://www.picresize.com/
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Thanks Ben. Will do.

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