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Miscellaneous Photos

Pictures of revered teachers, places, rupas, temples, bhikkhus, shrine rooms etc. that bring inspiration to our members. Pilgrimage advice etc.
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zavk
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby zavk » Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:28 am

I'll add these two pics as well:
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Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:28 pm

As soon as I straighten up my living room I'm going to post my rupa.
I love looking at it throughout the day. It's the one I got that's 22" high (I think-maybe 29").

:anjali:


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Aloka
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Aloka » Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:32 pm

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This is a lovely Buddha statue I saw when visiting the UK Amaravati Monastery.


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Miscellaneous Photos

Postby forestmat » Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:35 am

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Postby BudSas » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:18 pm

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Jade Buddha, Wat Dhammamongkol, Bangkok
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Postby puthujjana » Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:20 am

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"Once you understand anatta, then the burden of life is gone. You’ll be at peace with the world. When we see beyond self, we no longer cling to happiness and we can truly be happy."

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby BudSas » Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:52 pm

Taken at a Theravada temple in Ho Chi Minh City, VN:
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Tik » Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:40 am

Some photos to download from a (Thai) Buddhist forum. :)


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Postby appicchato » Fri Nov 27, 2009 3:44 pm

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Laurens » Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:49 pm

I have this picture on my wall, I find it very inspiring. A great picture of a great monk.
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:40 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Postby Cittasanto » Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:47 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Postby pilgrim » Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:22 am

The most beautiful "Buddhist monk" picture I've seen in quite awhile.
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Kusala » Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:47 pm

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"I cannot tell
A small part of the splendid lore which broke
From Buddha's lips: I am a late-come scribe
Who love the Master and his love of men,
And tell this legend, knowing he was wise,
But have not wit to speak beyond the books
And time hath blurred their script and ancient sense,
Which once was new and mighty, moving all.
A little of that large discourse I know
Which Buddha spake on the soft Indian eve...

While our Lord taught, and, while he taught, who heard --
Though he were stranger in the land, or slave,
High caste or low, come of the Aryan blood,
Or Mlech or Jungle-dweller -- seemed to hear
What tongue his fellows talked. Nay, outside those
Who crowded by the river, great and small,
The birds and beasts and creeping things -- 'tis writ --
Had sense of Buddha's vast embracing love
And took the promise of his piteous speech;
So that their lives -- prisoned in shape of ape,
Tiger, or deer, shagged bear, jackal, or wolf,
Foul-feeding kite, pearled dove, or peacock gemmed.
Squat toad, or speckled serpent, lizard, bat;
Yea, or of fish fanning the river-waves --
Touched meekly at the skirts of brotherhood..."-
Sir Edwin Arnold
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"He, the Blessed One, is indeed the Noble Lord, the Perfectly Enlightened One;
He is impeccable in conduct and understanding, the Serene One, the Knower of the Worlds;
He trains perfectly those who wish to be trained; he is Teacher of gods and men; he is Awake and Holy. "

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"The Dhamma is well-expounded by the Blessed One,
Apparent here and now, timeless, encouraging investigation,
Leading to liberation, to be experienced individually by the wise. "


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