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by Parinibbana
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia
Replies: 12
Views: 933

Re: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia

Will the Leader of the community of monks ask one to accept that the Buddha may have somebody in the beginning of 20th century? Does seem like a nice opportunity almost too good to be true, that's why i ask. I don't fully understand the question. Could you clarify further? Oh, I finally got it (I t...
by Parinibbana
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia
Replies: 12
Views: 933

Re: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia

Thank you for your answers, it has been a pleasant read:) Are you affiliated with the monastery? Kind of, yes. ;-) You may get a hint when looking at the signature under my post about the sotapanna & 5 precept question above and then search for further clues here http://www.sasanarakkha.org/monkhoo...
by Parinibbana
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia
Replies: 12
Views: 933

Re: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia

The Committee gave its approval and also sorted out initial uncertainties with regards to visa matters for foreign monks. What was this about, any special visa solution for monks? Unfortunately there is no special solution for monks. They consulted a professional visa agent (a company that earns it...
by Parinibbana
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia
Replies: 12
Views: 933

Re: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia

Also in regards to Sotapanna being unable to break 5 precepts as a lay person, what is their position? Usually monasteries don't have an official position on questions such as these. Different monks may have different opinions and it all boils down to what the Buddha/discourses say, and not what a ...
by Parinibbana
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia
Replies: 12
Views: 933

Re: Now foreigners can ordain and train in Malaysia

rightviewftw wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:07 pm
Will the Leader of the community of monks ask one to accept that the Buddha may have somebody in the beginning of 20th century?

Does seem like a nice opportunity almost too good to be true, that's why i ask.
I don't fully understand the question. Could you clarify further?
by Parinibbana
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Number of grave offences (thullaccaya) for bhikkhus & bhikkhunis
Replies: 0
Views: 336

Number of grave offences (thullaccaya) for bhikkhus & bhikkhunis

Has anyone undertaken a count of the number of thullaccaya-offences for bhikkhus vs. bhikkhunis? I ran a quick search with DPR, which brought to surface the following results: Bhikkhuvibhaṅga: 203 Bhikkhunīvibhaṅga: 29 MV + CV: 68 These numbers, however, must be taken with a grain of salt, because m...