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What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby SarathW » Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:47 pm

We have seen many Dhamma discussion groups and websites shut down after some time.
This can be a great loss to the Dhamma community.
Closure of access to insight is a good example. Thankfully the owner was kind enough to leave it as a open source.
What is the future of Dhamma Wheel.
Will one day we wake up and all Kalyanamittas disappeared without a trace?

http://www.lionsroar.com/after-ten-year ... huts-down/
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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:20 am

Greetings Sarath,

David has every intention to keep the forum running as long as possible, and if/when he's unable to do so in the future for any reason "the plan is to place DW in a non-profit with a board of directors and where costs for maintaining the site would have to come from members".

Metta,
Paul. :)
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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby Kim OHara » Sat Dec 17, 2016 1:09 am

:bow:

Thanks again, David!

:namaste:
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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby SarathW » Sat Dec 17, 2016 8:58 pm

I asked a similar question in Sutta Central.
Interesting discussion so far.

https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/wh ... al/3835/14
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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby dhammarelax » Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:02 pm

Even if the flesh & blood in my body dry up, leaving just the skin, tendons, & bones, I will use all my human firmness, human persistence and human striving. There will be no relaxing my persistence until I am the first of my generation to attain full awakening in this lifetime. ed. AN 2.5

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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby SarathW » Sat Dec 17, 2016 9:20 pm

Wonder why that direction changed.
Is that due to management change?
For example if Dhamma Wheel have a new management they will decide to scrap it.
Perhaps some thing similar must have happened to Myspace.
I know a young person spent thousand of hours building her friend base disappointed when it collapsed.
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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby Javi » Sun Dec 25, 2016 1:21 pm

Vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā — All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed — Mahāparinibbāna Sutta

Tārakā timiraṃ dīpo māyāvaśyāya budbudaḥ supinaṃ vidyud abhraṃ ca evaṃ draṣṭavya saṃskṛtam — A shooting star, a clouding of the sight, a lamp, An illusion, a drop of dew, a bubble, A dream, a lightning’s flash, a thunder cloud — This is the way one should see the conditioned — Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā

I have seen all things that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a chase after wind — Ecclesiastes 1.14

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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby dhammarelax » Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:35 pm

Even if the flesh & blood in my body dry up, leaving just the skin, tendons, & bones, I will use all my human firmness, human persistence and human striving. There will be no relaxing my persistence until I am the first of my generation to attain full awakening in this lifetime. ed. AN 2.5

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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby Javi » Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:46 pm

Yeah well they are just taking stuff from Buddhism they like (mostly meditation). They're not really teaching dharma in that website.

To each their own I guess, there are many who practice meditation secularly and outside of the Buddhist context.
Vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā — All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed — Mahāparinibbāna Sutta

Tārakā timiraṃ dīpo māyāvaśyāya budbudaḥ supinaṃ vidyud abhraṃ ca evaṃ draṣṭavya saṃskṛtam — A shooting star, a clouding of the sight, a lamp, An illusion, a drop of dew, a bubble, A dream, a lightning’s flash, a thunder cloud — This is the way one should see the conditioned — Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā

I have seen all things that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a chase after wind — Ecclesiastes 1.14

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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby SarathW » Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:45 pm

“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: What is the future of Dhamma Wheel

Postby SarathW » Fri May 12, 2017 1:55 am

Can we preserve the Buddha's teaching for another 5000 years?
Perhaps we can. It seem the technology is now available.

http://panasonic.net/history/timecapsule/
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