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by holylotus
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?
Replies: 10
Views: 488

Re: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?

I am basically looking for something that rings once and then stops by itself, ie. one doesnt have to break ones sitting and do anything to turn it off.

Something like a single gong would be most preferable... like on the iphone vipassana app
by holylotus
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Degree in Buddhist Studies
Replies: 15
Views: 434

Re: Degree in Buddhist Studies

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by holylotus
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?
Replies: 10
Views: 488

Re: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?

If anyone has any further suggestions they would be most welcome..
by holylotus
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?
Replies: 10
Views: 488

Re: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?

Thank you everyone for your wonderful suggestions!
by holylotus
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Tan Ajahn Anan says the Bodhisattvas of Mahayana are real!
Replies: 31
Views: 915

Re: Tan Ajahn Anan says the Bodhisattvas of Mahayana are real!

Aloka wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:56 am
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We have the potential to live in a Pure Land right here on Earth by practising loving kindness and compassion to all living beings and respecting our environment. There's no need for imaginary beings and fantasy realms in other places.

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:goodpost:
by holylotus
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?
Replies: 10
Views: 488

Gentle non-mobile meditation timer (battery operated)?

Does anyone have any suggestions about a gentle meditation timer to be used in a place where one doesnt have access to a mobile phone? Maybe some alarm clock with a soft gradual ring thats small, portable and sturdy - fit to be tossed in a backpack, other than the ridiculously priced Zen Alarm clock...
by holylotus
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 539

Re: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?

Thank you for that advise James. Maybe you are right, since I am also finding it is quite hard to memorize a language you dont speak..
by holylotus
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 539

Re: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?

Is the Patimokkha also available online somewhere in Devanagri script?
by holylotus
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 539

Re: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?

Thank you Bhante, that post was very motivating. I will do it
by holylotus
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 539

Re: Complete Patimokkha Chant in Pali PDF, anyone?

Thank you very much

I was thinking to try and start memorizing it.

Looks a bit daunting though. Maybe I will start with some shorter chants instead.
by holylotus
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Trying to introduce an abusive alcoholic father to weed?
Replies: 11
Views: 394

Re: Trying to introduce an abusive alcoholic father to weed?

Thank you all for your kind advise and goodwill!

I have aborted the idea about the weed.

Will take the one about Al-Anon.
by holylotus
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Trying to introduce an abusive alcoholic father to weed?
Replies: 11
Views: 394

Re: Trying to introduce an abusive alcoholic father to weed?

Yes, the self-reflection it can induce and therapeutic effects were what had sparked this idea. Mostly for his own good, he should see and acknowledge his flaws and the horrible karma he generates through his actions.. But perhaps it might make things worse as Aloka said, and give him another form o...
by holylotus
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Trying to introduce an abusive alcoholic father to weed?
Replies: 11
Views: 394

Re: Trying to introduce an abusive alcoholic father to weed?

That is very wise advise. Thank you!

I should probably get past my fear of being abused by him again, aversion and ego and roll my sleeves up from time to time try and involve him in something, rather than look for a magical 'quick fix'.