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by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Results of world's largest Near Death Experiences study published
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Results of world's largest Near Death Experiences study published

Results of world's largest Near Death Experiences study published https://www.southampton.ac.uk/news/2014/10/07-worlds-largest-near-death-experiences-study.page http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/670781/There-IS-life-after-DEATH-Scientists-reveal-shock-findings-from-groundbreaking-study http://w...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Inspiring Words
Replies: 97
Views: 5018

Re: Inspiring Words

If those who lead you say, 'See, the Kingdom is in the sky,' then the birds of the sky will precede you. If they say to you, 'It is in the sea,' then the fish will precede you. Rather, the Kingdom is inside of you, and it is outside of you. When you come to know yourselves, then you will become kno...
by Lucas Oliveira
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

We were extraordinarily fortunate to have experienced no damage to any of our structures, except possibly minimal damage to one of our ridge water tanks. There are likely many reasons for this blessing, with most of the credit going to the excellent work done by the multiple fire-fighting crews from...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 1724
Views: 146712

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Aeoliah - Angel Love

by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

Dhamma protectors at work :bow: :bow: :bow: Ajahn Jotipālo recounted one experience talking with a firefighting crew from New Mexico: I asked the crew from New Mexico how it was fighting the fire. They had been on the property for about 5 days. They said it was the weirdest thing, like the monaster...
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

IMPORTANT: As October 17, 2017, Abhayagiri Monastery is not open to the public. We will post an announcement when people will be allowed to visit the monastery. During the morning meeting today Luang Por Pasanno read out loud an email from Tan Kovilo describing a reflection given by Luang Por Liem a...
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

California wildfires threaten Buddhist centers and monasteries

Sonoma Mountain Zen Center and Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery were both threatened by the wildfires, but now seem to be safe from major harm.

https://www.lionsroar.com/california-wi ... nasteries/
by Lucas Oliveira
Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

‘That could be my death’: Monks face flames at California monastery

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nat ... 760385001/
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

Abhayagiri Residents Safe at CTTB We want to let everybody know that the Abhayagiri community is safe and is currently staying at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. As of Thursday, 10am, the Abhayagiri property is most likely not damaged but conditions are volatile and are there is no access to the ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Re: Abhayagiri Community is safe

California fires: At least 21 dead as hundreds reported missing

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/10/11/us/ca ... index.html
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Abhayagiri Community is safe
Replies: 23
Views: 551

Abhayagiri Community is safe

Abhayagiri Community is safe You have likely heard about the fires in Northern California. We want to let you know that the Abhayagiri community is safe. We don’t know what will happen with Kathina this Sunday. Please check this website for announcements before visiting Abhayagiri. https://www.abha...
by Lucas Oliveira
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Sam Vara!
Replies: 9
Views: 112

Re: Happy Birthday Sam Vara!

Happy Birthday!!!

:anjali:
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Inspiring Words
Replies: 97
Views: 5018

Re: Inspiring Words

Will wrote:
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:47 am
Hold aloft the light and stand firm to thy post,
Till all wandering souls have reached their goal in safety.
Service brings strength and renewed life,
Love cures all weariness,
And Faith, the shining jewel of life, performs all miracles.
Swami Paramananda

:namaste:
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Inspiring Words
Replies: 97
Views: 5018

Re: Inspiring Words

Some people will love you and it won’t be because you’re funny it’ll be because they need to laugh. Some people will hate you and it won’t be because you’re arrogant, it’ll be because you look like their father. People don’t hate you because of who you are, they hate the part of themselves that you ...
by Lucas Oliveira
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Prayer
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: Prayer

Long Discourses Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṃ 32. The Āṭānāṭiya Discourse https://suttacentral.net/en/dn32 DN 32: Atanatiya Sutta — Discourse on Atanatiya {D iii 194} [Piyadassi]. One of the "protective verses" (paritta) that are chanted to this day for ceremonial purposes by Theravada monks and nuns around the w...