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by Anthony
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: your home altar/shrine
Replies: 196
Views: 87004

Re: your home altar/shrine

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by Anthony
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Right Speech
Replies: 52
Views: 6688

Re: Right Speech

I will elaborate a little but further on my last post, as asked for by Anthony. First: there are 3 stages when intention has to be checked: before, during and after speech (and action as well, but that js not the topic here). Before speech I check first whether what I want to say is of benefit to t...
by Anthony
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hallo to all
Replies: 7
Views: 2599

Re: Hallo to all

Hello and welcome to Dhammawheel it’s a great website... much better than Facebook 😂 Welcome Daikyomo. Nice to have someone who knows Mahayana here in a mostly Theravada forum. I agree that this is much better than Facebook. More like Whatwasyourfacebeforeyouwerebornbook. I have a Zen background, t...
by Anthony
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Right Speech
Replies: 52
Views: 6688

Re: Right Speech

I fully agree with the 5 principles of right speech (how could I not?). In daily life speech/a conversation is rather fast. I tend to continuously check my intention to speak: what I want to say, is that for the benefit of the other? I can keep this intention-check in the back of my mind during the...
by Anthony
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Right Speech
Replies: 52
Views: 6688

Re: Right Speech

I live an active daily life practice. Right (or wise) speech is one of my primary areas of focus. I have listened to several Dhamma talks on the subject, and I was inspired to stop the talk and write down what was shared WindDancer Thanks for the great post, WindDancer. Any chance you happen to rec...
by Anthony
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Right Speech
Replies: 52
Views: 6688

Re: Right Speech

I live an active daily life practice. Right (or wise) speech is one of my primary areas of focus. I have listened to several Dhamma talks on the subject, and I was inspired to stop the talk and write down what was shared WindDancer Thanks for the great post, WindDancer. Any chance you happen to rec...
by Anthony
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Hello

Hi everyone I am a middle-aged guy from near Toronto, Canada. I have been maintaining a solo practice for 4 or 5 years that consists of daily meditation and Sutta readings, listening to Dhamma talks and reading books in the Thai Forest tradition, and occasional solo retreats. I practiced Zen intense...