Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 3)

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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby Fede » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:41 pm

I bet he's just bunked off for a facial and a manicure!

Bhante, please return to good health speedily and completely.

My Italian grandfather had recurring bouts of malaria.... It's actually really unpleasant.

Hope all will be good with you soon..... :namaste:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby elaine » Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:22 pm

Bhante, I hope you will get well soon.

May you be free from physical sufferings.
May you be free from mental sufferings.
May you be healthy and happy.


The temple that Bhante lives in do not kill mosquitos, that's why there's malaria is it? Can they do anything about it?

Anyone who knows Bhante personally, please update us on Bhante's health situation. Thank you! :namaste:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby Aloka » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:14 am

Sending many good wishes to you , get well soon Ven Dhammanando.


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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby AdvaitaJ » Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:25 am

Wishing you a speedy recovery Bhante, with hopes for a full cure soon.

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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby Viriyakaruna » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:44 pm

Dear Venerable,
get better soon.
My grandfather has recurrences from Malaria, too, from time to time and I know it is quite unpleasant.

The people from here knowing him for some time now, I suppose the Venerable has sufficient supporters to have access to a doctor and/or medicine?
I am sure he has, but just to make sure...

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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:54 pm

Greetings everyone,

The latest update we've received about bhante...

Just a short report on my visit to Phra Robert (as I've called him for almost
twenty years). His malaria has subsided but another problem has emerged. His
right foot is swollen and feverishly infected,rendering him bed-ridden. Thus he
remains in the hospital under observation. Doctors have conducted various tests but no results yet. He will contact me by phone when he knows and I will pass on the information.


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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby bodom » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:55 pm

May he recover quickly.

:namaste:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (updated)

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:51 am

May you be well Ven. Dhammanando!
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby Individual » Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:13 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings everyone,

The latest update we've received about bhante...

Just a short report on my visit to Phra Robert (as I've called him for almost
twenty years). His malaria has subsided but another problem has emerged. His
right foot is swollen and feverishly infected,rendering him bed-ridden. Thus he
remains in the hospital under observation. Doctors have conducted various tests but no results yet. He will contact me by phone when he knows and I will pass on the information.


Metta,
Retro. :)

I hope the results are okay!
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:42 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings everyone,

The latest update we've received about bhante...

Just a short report on my visit to Phra Robert (as I've called him for almost
twenty years). His malaria has subsided but another problem has emerged. His
right foot is swollen and feverishly infected,rendering him bed-ridden. Thus he
remains in the hospital under observation. Doctors have conducted various tests but no results yet. He will contact me by phone when he knows and I will pass on the information.


Metta,
Retro. :)


Ah, the joys of living in thr tropics. Scary stuff; I hope he has good medical attention.
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People live in one another’s shelter.

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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (updated)

Postby appicchato » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:31 pm

Dateline: Bangkok, Wednesday evening the 11th...

Visited Dhammanando Bhikkhu today...he's on the mend, should return to his wat within a few days, and sends his regards...

Be well... :smile:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (updated)

Postby jcsuperstar » Wed Feb 11, 2009 1:07 pm

:jumping: :twothumbsup: :clap: :heart:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (updated)

Postby Tex » Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:25 pm

Thanks for the update, Bhante!

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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (updated)

Postby genkaku » Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:39 pm

Thanks again.
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (updated)

Postby christopher::: » Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:35 am

appicchato wrote:Dateline: Bangkok, Wednesday evening the 11th...

Visited Dhammanando Bhikkhu today...he's on the mend, should return to his wat within a few days, and sends his regards...

Be well... :smile:


Oh my. That's a relief to hear!

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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 2)

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:24 am

Very good news indeed :D
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 2)

Postby Rui Sousa » Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:36 am

I am happy that the Venerable is getting better :clap:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 2)

Postby bodom » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:30 pm

Great news!

:namaste:
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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 2)

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:37 am

Greetings,

Latest update.....

One final update on Dhammanando's condition. He was diagnosed with cellulitis,
an inflammation and swelling of tissue in, in his case, the right foot. The
good news is that an antibiotic drip has brought the situation under control,
and the inflammation is being slowly reduced, though he still can't walk. He
will be in hospital through the weekend but will be returning to Wat Ben early
next week. Then he will be able to resume moderating duties.
He also wanted me to thank you and the other members of Dhamma Wheel for your
good wishes.


It is excellent to hear bhante is bearing up.

Metta,
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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Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 3)

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:05 am

very good to know he is bearing up
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