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by Babadhari
Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:05 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from India
Replies: 6
Views: 1156

Re: Greetings from India

swagat :namaste:
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 1082004

Re: Word Association Game

pattern
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Venerable Webu Sayadaw
Replies: 21
Views: 8053

Re: Venerable Webu Sayadaw

it is also available freely on google books, http://books.google.com/books?id=B8gwRyv7wbMC&dq=the+way+to+ultimate+calm&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=WGkfpAHwko&sig=GeR5N_lDic8ObyGic56IO-asJBw&hl=iw&ei=DwSTSaH3PImR_gbCnLmkDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result#PPP2,M1" onclick="window.open(th...
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 349435

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

and on a more uplifting note one of my preferred tracks for some escapism
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by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 2011
Views: 349435

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

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by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Lord Buddha prophesise Jesus?
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Re: Did Lord Buddha prophesise Jesus?

Thanks for the replies, i thought it might have been a propaganda piece . i am curious as to
what the traditional Theravada view of Metteya Buddha, the only reference i can find is DN26
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Did Lord Buddha prophesise Jesus?
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Did Lord Buddha prophesise Jesus?

http://bibleprobe.com/buddhatoldofjesus.htm this article taken from a book states that Lord Buddha prophesised the coming of Jesus, 'the Holy One' . http://bibleprobe.com/buddhatoldofjesus.htm it is based on a discussion between the Buddha and a brahmin, translated from a manuscript in a monastery i...
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Peace and not clinging to feelings...please explain
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Re: Peace and not clinging to feelings...please explain

thanks culaa vuso i had been under the impression that tanha was an unskilful form of craving for fabrications and hindrances and that chanda was a wholesome craving for Dhamma and Nibbana
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

Re: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement

were it not for attending a Vipassana course in the SN Goenka tradition some years ago, i and many others might have no direct meeting with the Dhamma of the Buddha in this lifetime, Taking precepts for ten days and experiencing the positive impact to be had on one's life was invaluable. I see almos...
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 1082004

Re: Word Association Game

grain
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

Re: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement

History records the names of neither these teachers nor their students. But there is proof that the technique was preserved in its pristine purity : About 125 years ago, an extremely intelligent and hard-working young bhikkhu, Ledi Sayadaw, had become proficient in the study of pariyatti. He went o...
by Babadhari
Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

Re: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement

here is another article on the beginnningS of the different Vipassana traditions in Burma, Thailand and Sri Lanka Theravada reinvents meditation I have visited Chapman's blog on occasion, in part because his motivations puzzle me some. Is he trying to inform a 'truth' about these traditions, less t...
by Babadhari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Questions for those who have travelled to India
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

Re: Questions for those who have travelled to India

cooran wrote:A few memories of trip taken a few years ago:

http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 38&p=15491

With metta,
Chris
excellent Chris i look forward to reading it! :twothumbsup:
by Babadhari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Questions for those who have travelled to India
Replies: 7
Views: 1261

Re: Questions for those who have travelled to India

you dont need to book with a tour company. theyre vastly overpriced and take all the adventure out of it. i travelled to Kushinagar squashed into the back of a jeep with 8 people. Great fun, stayed in Temple lodgings. walked 43km to Lumbini in 40degree heat by foot because there was a complete strik...
by Babadhari
Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement
Replies: 21
Views: 4397

Re: Colonialism as foundation for the Vipassana Movement

here is another article on the beginnningS of the different Vipassana traditions in Burma, Thailand and Sri Lanka

Theravada reinvents meditation