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by DC2R
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 109

Re: Hello

Welcome! Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu runs an online meditation group, and it may be the kind of sangha you are looking for.
by DC2R
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Lay Resident Opportunities
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: Lay Resident Opportunities

Not exactly opportunities to stay at a monastery, but here are some wholesome volunteer positions for those in the UK:

Buddhist Prison Chaplain

Volunteer at the Amaravati Kathina festival 2017
by DC2R
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Lay Resident Opportunities
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: Lay Resident Opportunities

Another one at Amaravati in England: http://www.amaravati.org/long-term-lay-resident-opportunity-gardener-2017/ The community at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery has a space for a female long-term resident who would appreciate living within a Theravadan monastic community to further their practice. We a...
by DC2R
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Walk bare foot to improve your heart health!!
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: Walk bare foot to improve your heart health!!

Interesting findings! Also saves money because your shoes do not wear out as fast.

It is a tradition for monks, at least in Thailand, to go barefoot on almsround.
by DC2R
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: sleeping on the floor
Replies: 14
Views: 4992

Re: sleeping on the floor

Sleeping on a hard (but not too hard) mattress on the floor (without a frame or anything to lift it up) is a good alternative to sleeping completely on the floor.
by DC2R
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: hello

Hello! Welcome!
by DC2R
Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: Hello

Welcome, Aslan!
by DC2R
Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Lay Resident Opportunities
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Lay Resident Opportunities

This thread is for long-term residence opportunities at temples and monasteries. Amaravati is looking for a groundskeeper and retreat centre office manager . The community at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery is looking for a long-term resident who would appreciate living within a Theravadan monastic co...
by DC2R
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: New Member

Welcome, Martin!
by DC2R
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Right intention... Wrong habits.
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Re: Right intention... Wrong habits.

Welcome! To stop drinking, you must know why you want to stop drinking. The Abhisanda Sutta is one of the many places where the benefits are explained: Furthermore, abandoning the use of intoxicants, the disciple of the noble ones abstains from taking intoxicants. In doing so, he gives freedom from ...
by DC2R
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Intro :)
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: Intro :)

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
by DC2R
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Finding food
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: Finding food

... No. However, if there is a shortage of food, he may pick it up, take it to where there is a lay person, and have it offered. Then he can eat it. Correct. This rule is Pācittiya 40 (122 in the Bhikkhunī Pāṭimokkha), in the food chapter of the Bhikkhu Pāṭimokkha: Eating food that hasn’t been give...
by DC2R
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello - I think I may have just found myself
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: Hello - I think I may have just found myself

Welcome! The Noble Eightfold Path can indeed be seen as a medicine that the Buddha prescribed. It is not enough to only know about the medicine; one must use it as well.
by DC2R
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Hello

Hopefully this online group will be better for you!

Welcome!
by DC2R
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Wat?
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Wat?

Hello and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
by DC2R
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi there
Replies: 7
Views: 223

Re: Hi there

Greetings Damian!
I hope you find much insight here. :anjali:
by DC2R
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello eh!
Replies: 4
Views: 199

Re: Hello eh!

Welcome! :hello:
by DC2R
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello folks
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: Hello folks

Welcome and good luck on the path!
by DC2R
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello, again.
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: Hello, again.

We are glad to have you back!
by DC2R
Mon May 29, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings and hello everyone!
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: Greetings and hello everyone!

Hello and welcome! :hello:

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