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by nissaranamagga
Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Temporary ordination practicalities
Replies: 31
Views: 4465

Re: Temporary ordination practicalities

Hello, The temporary ordination program conducted by Buddhistcc is a very good one. It is carried on at the Dekanduwala meditation centre which is in Horana. It is not a meditation retreat but an over all training in dhamma which runs according to a daily schedule consisting of studies, meditation, ...
by nissaranamagga
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:21 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Visiting Na Uyana Aranya
Replies: 4
Views: 1847

Re: Visiting Na Uyana Aranya

Hello Jeff,

Writing an e mail would be the best way to do it.

nauyana@gmail.com


Blue skies!

chan.
by nissaranamagga
Mon Aug 23, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kandy Perahera 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Kandy Perahera 2010

Hey guys,

The Esala festival of The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Kandy has started. Now you can watch this marvellous event live on http://www.sridaladamaligawa.lk

The final Randholee procession with start around 1330GMT on the 24th August.

metta,

chan.
by nissaranamagga
Sun May 16, 2010 3:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi Everyone!
Replies: 6
Views: 461

Re: Hi Everyone!

Welcome! to Dhamma Wheel, Stephanie.

Blue Skies!

NM
by nissaranamagga
Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Farewell Blackbird!
Replies: 60
Views: 7657

Re: Farewell Blackbird!

Good luck Jack! Looking forward to see you in SL....

much metta!

chan.
by nissaranamagga
Wed Apr 28, 2010 4:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi I'm Chloe.
Replies: 16
Views: 1429

Re: Hi I'm Chloe.

Hello Chloe,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. Hope you will enjoy it here and benefit.

much metta,

Chan.
by nissaranamagga
Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali word association game
Replies: 440
Views: 28221

Re: Pali word association game

hatthipalako - mahout/elephant keeper
by nissaranamagga
Fri Mar 19, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Swimming
Replies: 15
Views: 2012

Re: Swimming

I started learning to swim about a year and half ago. Tried to go to pool at least thrice a week. It works really well. Normally i swim 10-20 laps in freestyle to warm up and then speedy 100m sessions in both free style and breast stroke. Cant go more than 2 laps in Back stroke and butterfly. Thinki...
by nissaranamagga
Thu Mar 04, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Taking the plunge
Replies: 62
Views: 11136

Re: Taking the plunge

No he lives by himself. Lived in the Laggala area for many years and now in 'tanna' Balangoda. Recently he came to belihuloya aranya for just a few days and went back. A very senior and much respected monk among the forest tradition.
by nissaranamagga
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Taking the plunge
Replies: 62
Views: 11136

Re: Taking the plunge

rowyourboat wrote: I am from Sri lanka and you have chosen your teachers well. I am reminded of a danish monk in the jungles of Mahiyangana Ven Amathasiri who would be inspiring to meet.
Have you heard of Ven. Gnanadipa?
by nissaranamagga
Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: A Guide to Sri Lankan Monasteries.
Replies: 2
Views: 515

A Guide to Sri Lankan Monasteries.

Found these two valuable articles at BPS. For western Bhikkhus and lay practitioners- http://www.bps.lk/other_library/information_sri%20Lanka_monasteries_2008_jan.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; For new lay Meditators- http://www.bps.lk/other_library/Meditation%20Centers%20in%20Sr...
by nissaranamagga
Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from China
Replies: 8
Views: 685

Re: Greetings from China

HELLO WillP

XIN NiAN QUAI Le!

Welcome to Dhamma wheel....


Chan.
by nissaranamagga
Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Taking the plunge
Replies: 62
Views: 11136

Re: Taking the plunge

You will learn sinhala quickly. I have met several western monks who speaks singhalese fluently. You can learn fast when you are here but it is always good to have a bit of preparation.
by nissaranamagga
Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Sri Lanka.
Replies: 15
Views: 1384

Re: Hello from Sri Lanka.

Thanks all...... @ Monkey Mind- Yeah it is especially the opportunity to get to know some really interesting people is really wonderful. @ Manapa- Thank mate. Glad to see you here. @ baratgab - Thats great. would like to hear more about it. Where are you planning to get ordained. May be we can catch...
by nissaranamagga
Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:35 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Taking the plunge
Replies: 62
Views: 11136

Re: Taking the plunge

Best wishes! Jack. You will make it.

I went to Nauyana aranya and Kanduboda last week. In fact i got to travel 3 days with a Czech monk from Nauyana.

Give us a shout when you are here in SL.


metta.

chan


PS my teacher is also from NZ.
by nissaranamagga
Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Sri Lanka.
Replies: 15
Views: 1384

Hello from Sri Lanka.

Hello All,

I'm Chandima from Sri Lanka. 24M. I study for a BA in Buddhist studies and started run a small Buddhist travel service.
Glad to find this forum and special thanks to dukkhanirodha for recommending this.

Be well!

chan.