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Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Asalha Puja
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: Asalha Puja

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Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Asalha Puja
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: Asalha Puja

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Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Asalha Puja
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Asalha Puja

Year 2019 date: July 16th Asalha Puja (known as Asanha Bucha in Thailand, Thai: อาสาฬหบูชา) is a Theravada Buddhist festival which typically takes place in July, on the full moon of the month of Āsādha. It is celebrated in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar and in countries wit...
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Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain
Replies: 30
Views: 409

Re: Mom dejected about my decision to ordain

Especially since (don't get me wrong, hate bragging) I've been quite blessed in the intellectual department and have always been, and still am (currently in uni) the best in my class, and I would argue it wouldn't be such hard work for me to finish the degree either. In that case, all the more reas...
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Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 91

Re: Hello everyone

Welcome to DW!

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Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: pre-asokan Buddhism
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: pre-asokan Buddhism

Is there any studies on a topic about Buddhism, that was exist between first and second councils, before Asoka, or at least between first and third councils? That's a topic I have been interested in too. Here are some analyses: Chronology of Pali Canon Authenticity of Early Buddhist Texts For Class...
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Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: With Metta
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: With Metta

Welcome to DW!

by DNS
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greeting
Replies: 6
Views: 90

Re: Greeting

Welcome to DW!



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by DNS
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: SN25.1-10 Good news!! Many of us in this forum are assured stream entry!
Replies: 19
Views: 412

Re: SN25.1-10 Good news!! Many of us in this forum are assured stream entry!

There are two extreme camps some buddhists belong to on this issue. One is that stream-entry is virtually impossible to attain and the other extreme that it is very easy. In my opinion, it's a little of both or more of a middle way. On the one hand it is difficult to come across the Dhamma and pract...
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Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Dumbbell Training
Replies: 11
Views: 1314

Re: Dumbbell Training

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Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Staying 5 years with your teacher after ordained. Where does this come from?
Replies: 5
Views: 185

Re: Staying 5 years with your teacher after ordained. Where does this come from?

You are not bound to be under any one specific person, you can leave your original preceptor, or even monastery, and go under another acariya, but you must live with a senior monastic the first five years or else it's a breach of the minor rules. ( I'm currently half way though mine, bhikkhu 2 1/2 ...
by DNS
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Hot Topics
Topic: Religion of peace
Replies: 69
Views: 1690

Re: Religion of peace

Fortunately, Buddhists tend to be very tolerant and peaceful to other sects, denominations. Monks often stay at each others' temples and monasteries, even though they are from different traditions. Typically, you don't find that in Islam for example between Sunnis and Shiites. Or in Christianity bet...
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Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Levitation during meditation
Replies: 21
Views: 685

Re: Levitation during meditation

What this guy keep his hand is the steel post supporting him. This is correct, anyone can google levitation tricks exposed and you can see how the pole is made into a contraption that hides a support plank. If they truly could levitate they wouldn't need a pole. And that's right about the birds. :D...
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Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Levitation during meditation
Replies: 21
Views: 685

Re: Levitation during meditation

Not saying if that was true or not, but it is a fairly easy trick to do with the right equipment. All you need are some curtains or furniture or barrier behind you (the body hides what is directly behind him). Here is how it is done (if it is illusion / magic): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxi0cR...