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by vudcnh
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

:reading:
Thank you, Paul.
Yet another great answer.
Concise and to the point.
:namaste:
by vudcnh
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

:candle: I have met the nun that lead Khemarama. She was in Hanoi last week. Her name is Dhammanand. I also have met Binh Anson, an incredible lay man who is doing great work. I think ( tho not sure) the occasion of meeting Binh Anson was when ven khippapano arrive. So in term of punna, I guess I ha...
by vudcnh
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/ati/tipitaka/an/an11/an11.002.than.html So I guess that keeping sila is really important for a meditation practice and is the thing that require the most will. Other things come more naturally when that is set in place. Is that what you are implying, Paul ? Thanks for...
by vudcnh
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

From the position of faith and devotion, the movement to the work of insight cannot be accomplished until conventional reality has been relegated both in lifestyle and mentality. In Ajahn Maha Bua’s book ‘Samana’, he relates his emancipation to “overcoming conventional reality”. The ideal found in ...
by vudcnh
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Also I have to add that I'm forever indebted towards the man who translate the work into Vietnamese in your link. His name is Pham Kim khanh, a lay man in Canada. He translate a still forest pool by Ajahn Chah. That book touch my heart and move me beyond words. :bow: I remember in my adolescent year...
by vudcnh
Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Hi Paul. I guess because I was dealing with really strong emotions in high school esp 9th grade. I was reading the blog zenhabit because I like the aesthetic of a simple life. My family is going through trouble and I suffer a whole lot with my own mind. I was and probably still is this shy, super sm...
by vudcnh
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Theravada in Vietnam
Replies: 38
Views: 5600

Re: Theravada in Vietnam

Hi, I'm a Vietnamese, based in Hanoi. I'm a college student that have followed the path since high school. The Theravada Buddhist scene in Hanoi is really small and almost everybody know each other. However, they are gaining lots of interest. The South and esp Saigon have a lots more monk and monast...