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colours

Postby rowyourboat » Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:39 am

Hey Moderators
Please tone down the colours of this site! I need sunglasses to look at this and it is not very attractive or soothing to the eye! 8-)
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Re: colours

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:32 pm

I rather like the colors, but then I suppose a dull grey goes with everything.
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Re: colours

Postby Will » Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:00 pm

They seem fine to me also. Yet the orange-yellow spectrum would not suffer from being a little less intense.
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Re: colours

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:01 pm

Red, yellow, orange: bright colours as opposed to some of the neutral colours found at most forums + the blue and white of the texts = The Buddhist colours (including the flag). :geek:

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Re: colours

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:18 pm

Greetings,

I like the colours.

To quote Donovan, "I'm just mad about saffron..."

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Re: colours

Postby Ben » Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:34 pm

Hey, that's Goenkaji with the Bhikkhusangha!
Where did you get that photo, Retro?
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Re: colours

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:45 pm

Greetings Ben,

Indeed it is Mr. Goenka!

Source: http://www.vri.dhamma.org/general/monks.jpg

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Retro. :)
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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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