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by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

A hello and a request

Hello everyone, I had some problems logging in, so I've changed my username from Dazzle to Dazzlebling. Retro has very kindly given me permission to post this request. Thank you, Retro! I'm a female offline practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism and I opened my own website in November with the help of a f...
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:33 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A lotus
Replies: 14
Views: 1964

Re: A lotus

What a beautiful photo, Retro! May I add it to my pictures collection?
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

....and now I'm going to explore your lovely site here!
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Hello Dhammanando,

Thank you, its nice to see you too!

Kind wishes,

Dazzle
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Thank you very much, TheDhamma!
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Hi Manapa,
I'm in the UK too !
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Greetings and metta to you too, friend Retro!
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A lotus
Replies: 14
Views: 1964

Re: A lotus

I think the original would be too big for my lotus picture collection, this size is just fine, thanks ever so much.
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Hello Ben and thank you for your good wishes.


Hi there Drolma, its good to see you here too. You're most welcome at my site at any time you care to visit!

Kind wishes,

Dazzle
by Aloka
Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Buddhism - Religion or Philosophy
Replies: 30
Views: 3355

Re: Buddhism - Religion or Philosophy

I agree with Retro and also with Element's comment on Dharma.

However, if someone says to me "What is your religion?" - then I'll answer "Buddhism" !
by Aloka
Thu Jan 22, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Thank you bodom_bad_boy.

_/\_


Hi there Slarti ! :smile:

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by Aloka
Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A lotus
Replies: 14
Views: 1964

Re: A lotus

Is it ok if I add your photo to my picture collection of lotuses, please, Piper?


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by Aloka
Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A lotus
Replies: 14
Views: 1964

Re: A lotus

Thank you very much, Piper.


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by Aloka
Fri Jan 23, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2316

Re: A hello and a request

Is that Ajahn Chah in your avatar, bodom_bad_boy?

_/\_
by Aloka
Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:28 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Why ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1522

Re: Why ?

Hi Joop, In my opinion you should definately stay here and enjoy this forum. I am a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism and already I am learning new things through having joined this site. I haven't taken part in any discussions yet because I'm a little shy and so I'm content to read what others have ...
by Aloka
Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Clarification needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Clarification needed

A member at my forum has stated that Theravada teaches a path to union with Brahma. http://www.buddhismwithoutboundaries.com/index.php?action=vthread&forum=6&topic=104&page=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I am a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism and my knowledge of Therav...
by Aloka
Sat Jan 24, 2009 7:29 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Clarification needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Clarification needed

Thank you so much for the prompt replies. I have been completely bemused in general by this person's posts and worried that they would confuse other members of the group.

Warm wishes

Dazzle _/\_
by Aloka
Sat Jan 24, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Clarification needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Clarification needed

He also stated "one may achieve union with him by Buddhist Samatha Meditation" When I asked for a Theravada reference for this he replied: " Theravada reference: Buddhist Cosmology http://web.ukonline.co.uk/buddhism/bhumis.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Refer to Th...
by Aloka
Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Clarification needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Clarification needed

Thank you for your help everyone, its much appreciated. You're always welcome to call in at BWB anytime.

Warm wishes,

Dazzle _/\_
by Aloka
Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:05 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Clarification needed
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Clarification needed

Thank you very much for that reference, tiltbillings. I also found this one: http://www.forum.websangha.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=906&p=15095&hilit=bhaktaglenn%E2%80%A6#p15095" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I simply don't have the scholarly background of the moderators at e...

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