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by kirana
Tue Sep 09, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali and Sinhala?
Replies: 11
Views: 3921

Re: Pali and Sinhala?

Yes, I found it also when I stayed there.
Pali similar with Sinhala, it helpful for me when I couldn't mention something in sinhala then I mention it in Pali, they were understood.
by kirana
Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Gretings from Indonesia
Replies: 11
Views: 1332

Re: Gretings from Indonesia

Bro IA, akhirnya muncul juga anda disini....
by kirana
Sun Feb 06, 2011 5:14 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Dhamma names
Replies: 4
Views: 1378

Re: Dhamma names

How do preceptors determine a Buddhist/Dhamma name for ordaining a monk, and what is the origin of this ceremony of bestowing a Dhamma name to initiates/novices in the order? as long as i know, they will using the teacher's name in the first name, for example : their teacher's name "Pannavaro", jus...
by kirana
Sun Feb 06, 2011 5:01 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Why not ordain?
Replies: 130
Views: 19050

Re: Why not ordain?

Viscid wrote:Can't ordain because that would require me to make believe that the Buddha was the grandest guy ever.
the Buddha only show the way, we have to go along.

mettacittena,
by kirana
Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theriatthakatha english version
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Theriatthakatha english version

hello...anybody can help me to find the online link about that, ofcourse not from PTS. may be another author. hello Kare, i already searched it at library, before posted it. the library man also help me, unfortunately the translation at library available in sinhalese letters, im not srilankan. so i ...
by kirana
Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theriatthakatha english version
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Theriatthakatha english version

firstly thanks for PT1. now i think i have to release my intend to buy that book. actually that price not so expensive, only EURO.28.40 but after added transfer fee, TT fee, commision fee and shipping fee [shipping also not so expensive only EURO.9.90] then coming a surprise price it is costly USD....
by kirana
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theriatthakatha english version
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Theriatthakatha english version

firstly thanks for PT1. now i think i have to release my intend to buy that book. actually that price not so expensive, only EURO.28.40 but after added transfer fee, TT fee, commision fee and shipping fee [shipping also not so expensive only EURO.9.90] then coming a surprise price it is costly USD.1...
by kirana
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Thumbs up button
Replies: 91
Views: 13694

Re: Was Asoka a cakkavatti emperor?

No, Asoka is not a cakkavatti (ruler of the world), but dipacakkavatti (ruler of the continent, i.e Jambudipa or continent of west) : Hi Seniya, how about this, i found at Dīpavaṃsa : asokadhammo ‘bhisitto paṭiladdhā ca iddhiyo, mahātejo puññavanto dīpe cakkapavattako [/b] [asokadhamma, after his c...
by kirana
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?
Replies: 14
Views: 3127

Re: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?

Wizard in the Forest wrote:I think there are no powers that be that can keep women away from the Buddha Dhamma forever. We'll see won't we? Maybe when I have no more debt and less responsibilities I will reach for ordination as well (^_^)
i love to hear forward.
may your dream come true.

mettacittena,
by kirana
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?
Replies: 14
Views: 3127

Re: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?

octathlon wrote:Very depressing to hear how women are still treated by the powers that be.
thanks for your symphaty, unfortunately already took victims.
unbearable in modern time.

mettacittena,
by kirana
Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?
Replies: 14
Views: 3127

Re: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?

Oh bless that courageous woman. I hope she is okay, and happy. I know it's got to be difficult to face that kind of horrid persecution. I only hope that her time as a Bhikkhunī was enough to hold to the doctrine and discipline in her heart for the next life. :smile: i believe on her, she is really ...
by kirana
Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Was Asoka a cakkavatti emperor?
Replies: 9
Views: 2440

Re: Was Asoka a cakkavatti emperor?

No, Asoka is not a cakkavatti (ruler of the world), but dipacakkavatti (ruler of the continent, i.e Jambudipa or continent of west) : Hi Seniya, how about this, i found at Dīpavaṃsa : asokadhammo ‘bhisitto paṭiladdhā ca iddhiyo, mahātejo puññavanto dīpe cakkapavattako [/b] [asokadhamma, after his c...
by kirana
Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Luangta Maha Bua passes away
Replies: 29
Views: 11426

Ven.Luangta Mahaboowa passed away

i got sms from my friend that the most Ven.Luangta Mahaboowa passed away today, 30 jan 2011, on 3.53am (thai time).
"Sabbe sankhara anicca"

mettacittena,
by kirana
Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?
Replies: 14
Views: 3127

Re: What is the current situation of Bhikkhuni ordination?

What is the status of women in the Sangha in various countries and lineages, and in which are going forth or ordination permitted and to what degree is it permitted? In which lineages and countries is it available for a woman to become a Samaṇerī, a Sikkhamānā, and a Bhikkhunī or their equivalent? ...
by kirana
Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Im a new comer
Replies: 17
Views: 2071

Re: Im a new comer

Hey there Kirana, nice too meet you. (^_^) You'll meet all sorts of people here on Dhammawheel who are really helpful and kind. I'm sure you'll find answers and a lot more questions which is great too! :anjali: hello wizard, nice to meet u too. yes, i got it, when i need theriatthakatha, i asked, t...