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by Dharma_Bum
Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Vegan Recipe Sites
Replies: 3
Views: 1121

Re: Vegan Recipe Sites

I don't really have favorite sites, but I have favorite vegan books. Student's vegetarian cookbook (this saved me when I was in college, of course somethings I had to alter :tongue:) There is a vegan version of that now http://www.amazon.com/Students-Go-Vegan-Cookbook-Recipes/dp/0307336530/ref=sr_1...
by Dharma_Bum
Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Quantum and the Lotus
Replies: 10
Views: 1734

The Quantum and the Lotus

My boyfriend bought me this book and I thought it was very interesting. The Quantum and the Lotus is a book about Matthieu Ricard, who is a Molecular biologist, meets Trinh Xuan a buddhist monk. The book is written in dialogue style of these two discussing science and Buddhism. I thought it was rath...
by Dharma_Bum
Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 134
Views: 74048

Re: Where are you from?

I live in the US in Atlanta, Ga.
by Dharma_Bum
Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Vegan Recipe Sites
Replies: 3
Views: 1121

Re: Vegan Recipe Sites

I don't really have favorite sites, but I have favorite vegan books. Vegan With A Vengeance (there is also a website you can visit http://www.theppk.com/books/vegan-with-a-vengeance/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;) The Complete Book of Raw Food The Vegan Table La Dolce Vegan Student'...
by Dharma_Bum
Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: New Kind of Ice-cream for Vegans
Replies: 49
Views: 6885

Re: New Kind of Ice-cream for Vegans

I wouldn't eat it. I still view this as exploiting an animal and I am against that (just my opinion). Besides, I am not a big fan of ice-cream anyways.
by Dharma_Bum
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 5384
Views: 512441

Re: Poll: Are you vegetarian/vegan?

Jhana4 wrote:How long ago was that?
15 years ago. I am now 27 years old.
by Dharma_Bum
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 4
Views: 699

Re: Hello!

Welcome :hello: I once saw His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak and he stated, "In the beginning one should remain skeptical and rely on questioning. One can have trust and confidence in the teachings." Don't feel overwhelmed by reading everything all at once, take your time and actually take in the in...
by Dharma_Bum
Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 5384
Views: 512441

Re: Poll: Are you vegetarian/vegan?

I have been a vegan since I was 13.. I grew up not liking meat and at 13 I chose to cut it all out of my diet. :smile:
by Dharma_Bum
Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Not thinking vs Thinking
Replies: 13
Views: 3697

Re: Not thinking vs Thinking

When you are told "not" to think is a way of saying to clear your mind. Thoughts will come and go, but you should refrain from letting your mind wander while you meditate. Don't over think this Not thinking vs. Thinking, no matter how much you enjoying meditating you will go back to thinking when yo...
by Dharma_Bum
Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:53 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: The thing about the breath
Replies: 12
Views: 1489

Re: The thing about the breath

Maybe you are breathing to hard. Try to take slow deep breathes in and out. Before you start to meditate try and do some breathing excerises as well. I hope this helps.
by Dharma_Bum
Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:20 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 1357

Re: Hello

Hi Jackie, welcome! I'm curious about what the Vietnamese Buddhist temple is like. Do they offer meditation, talks in English? Just wondering. Thank you everyone. To answer your question kirk5a yes they offer mediation. No, they don't speak in English the monks abd nuns can speak a little English. ...
by Dharma_Bum
Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 1357

Hello

My name is Jackie. I have been a Buddhist since I was a teenager, I attend a vietnamese Buddhist temple in Georgia. I am happy to find this forum and be here with other buddhists:smile: