bodom wrote:It is nothing more than rites and rituals.
Presently, the Buddha Statues on my shrine face the East and I sit in meditation in front of the shrine, facing West. I do not have access to a Sangha, Buddhist temples or meditation centres in the region I live, so I will appreciate any advice in this matter.
tiltbillings wrote:If it has meaning for you, then don't pay a bit of attention to any of the naysayers.
Guy wrote:At the Dhamma Center I go to the Buddha statue is facing West. Ajahn Brahm says that if the Buddha statue wasn't happy he'd turn around and face East by himself.
tiltbillings wrote:If it does not have meaning for Ajahn B having the Buddha-rupa facing east, does that mean it should not have meaning for anyone else?
retrofuturist wrote:Well said, Guy.
Which side? Getting cranky?appicchato wrote:A side of you I hadn't seen before tilt... there's hope after all...
And it never stops.Mawkish1983 wrote:Hmmm, I've much to learn.
Laurens wrote:Its just a statue, kick its head off it you want to... You're not gonna hurt Buddhism
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