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- Mon Oct 19, 2009 7:59 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
- Topic: Walking meditation, says Sayadaw U Silananda
- Replies: 11
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When I've been on retreats, I have noticed that Walking Meditation naturally starts to happen, as people become more focussed throughout the course. On my Vipassana retreats we are urged to maintain our mindfulness unbroken from sitting-session to sitting-session, so in between sessions we still mai...
- Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:57 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda discussion
- Topic: Buddharupas and the real Buddha
- Replies: 10
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I have read that all the little bumps or curls of hair all over his head were sculpted there by Greek architects, who came along in the tail of Alexander the Great. They were contracted by temples to make statues, and they put many curls on his head to make the Buddha more familiar to their Adriatic...
- Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:51 pm
- Forum: Lounge (Archive)
- Topic: What are some good hobbies?
- Replies: 18
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My newest hobby is CHAINSAWING! and then splitting wood. It's wonderful, and a bit scary. I cut huge cypress and pine trees into rounds, then split them with the axe into bits the right size for the log fire. Then, when winter comes around, I can sit in my shack and meditate, while outside it is sno...
I'm in touch with a doctor down here who is planning to resurrect a meditation group in the city Is that Neeraj Gupta, from the Department of Anatomy? I tried emailing him but no reply. I should call him next week and offer my services again. Are you here at uni? The other active Buddhist groups I ...
Hi, I'm James, I'm pretty tall. Not a giant, but hey, a username has to be catchy. I am here fleeing the Great E-sangha Crash of '09. I hope they'll be up and running again soon, but it had the benefit of encouraging me to search for other forums, and thus I am here. I have met some of you on e-sang...