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by DMN
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics (Archive)
Topic: Thai police raid Dhammakaya temple in hunt for wanted monk
Replies: 69
Views: 6860

Re: Thai police raid Dhammakaya temple in hunt for wanted monk

He says that they aim to be "high class" in order to appeal to the Western people who would otherwise look down on the normal Buddhist temples. What a pity. Wonder if that guy in orange robe ever read Dhp #54 : Not the sweet smell of flowers, not even the fragrance of sandal, tagara, or jasmine blo...
by DMN
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Wat Dhammakaya
Replies: 938
Views: 133073

Re: Wat Dhammakaya

Thank you to everyone who has replied to my queries. I need a bit more solid evidence to prove the link between Mr. Pornchai Pinyapong / Dhammakaya and Wirathu. I do believe, as one previous poster has said, that the evidence is weak but I'm thinking that there is something very wrong here. I will n...
by DMN
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Wat Dhammakaya
Replies: 938
Views: 133073

Re: Wat Dhammakaya

Thanks to those that have replied to my query. First thing for me is to say is that if any temple even has the slightest association with an extremist then I'm walking away and I won't want to know. Extremism and Buddhism are two things that should not even need to be contemplated. I paraphrase Ajah...
by DMN
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Wat Dhammakaya
Replies: 938
Views: 133073

Re: Wat Dhammakaya

I'm attempting to research the links between Dhammakaya and Ma Ba Tha and most notably the leader Ashin Wirathu can someone provide solid proof of a definite link please? If I can explain, I am a Buddhist and follower of Dhammakaya. I have kept revisiting this thread with interest. I am not in Thail...