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by mairuwen
Sun May 03, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dhamma on Zoom: welcome
Replies: 142
Views: 115691

Re: Dhamma on Zoom: welcome

robertk wrote: Sun May 03, 2020 1:16 pm No problem. I have a subscription which allows 100 plus.
( if an extra 95 members than the last few times suddenly turn up we might have a problem)
Ahh! Thanks. Well I hope I can join with you guys at some point but I'll remember not to bring 94 friends.
by mairuwen
Sun May 03, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dhamma on Zoom: welcome
Replies: 142
Views: 115691

Re: Dhamma on Zoom: welcome

Hello. Could I ask if there is any issue with limited places in these zoom meetings? I know that sometimes only a certain number of people can be on a call at one time.
by mairuwen
Sun May 03, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: These ancient images of the Buddha are more timely than you think
Replies: 1
Views: 10317

Re: These ancient images of the Buddha are more timely than you think

These are really nice! And I like the idea of 'active art' not just depicting but working to engage the mind in more wholesome ways of thinking.
by mairuwen
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Dangers of Marijuana
Replies: 35
Views: 12420

Re: Dangers of Marijuana

Smoking a lot of (relatively weak) pot back in the 90s definitely didn't help me as a young adult. Firstly, I was using it as an escape from problems- as the problems became bigger there was more and more to escape from- stopped going out, didn't attend university lectures (very much a UK student st...
by mairuwen
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Re: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...

Thank you all!
by mairuwen
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Re: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...

I just gave www.dharmatrading.com a try and it seemed to come up with no problem, which suggests it's specifically targeted. But I guess there's no way of knowing for sure what the reason is with these things.
by mairuwen
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Re: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...

Thanks very much for everyone's kind and friendly welcomes! :smile: I don't know if this is common practice but I've also just made an account on the Mahayana Dharma wheel site. (Hope this is considered acceptable?) Yes that's a good idea. It is acceptable :toast: Are there Buddhist temples or monas...
by mairuwen
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Hello from a Scotsman in Beijing...

Hi, very glad to be here! I'm a Scotsman who has been living in China for a number of years now. Although I've never formally taken refuge, Buddhism and meditation are important for me in trying to live with greater mindfulness and to benefit rather than harm other beings. I don't know if this is co...