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by Maitri
Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Full Theravada
Replies: 19
Views: 3133

Full Theravada

Hello, I've recently been studying and practicing Theravada with a local Sri Lankan lineage temple & Bhante. Over the years I've noticed that some Westerners within Buddhism (in all the traditions) tend to shy away from the full aspects of the Buddhist/Theravada tradition. For instance, engaging in ...
by Maitri
Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from The Middle East
Replies: 10
Views: 1422

Re: Hello from The Middle East

Hi, welcome to the forums... Hehe I'm new here too! It's great to see that you are pursuing the Dhamma despite where you live. Access to good teachers can be a big challenge anywhere. Hope all goes well for you and your wife.
by Maitri
Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I'm glad to be here!
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: I'm glad to be here!

Thanks very much everyone. I have long been interested in the Pali cannon because it really gives a sense of what the Buddha was really trying to convey with his teachings- practice for the now and base it experience not just theory. I also like the fous on the Buddha himself, his personality and en...
by Maitri
Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I'm glad to be here!
Replies: 5
Views: 893

I'm glad to be here!

Hello, First, a big thanks to all the moderators and unsung people who helped bring this forum into existence. I am happy to have a place to learn and to ask questions about the Dhamma. I am new to these boards but have practicing Buddhism, mostly Mahayana focused, over the years. However, I've take...