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by Zack
Sun May 15, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: internet radio
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

Re: internet radio

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by Zack
Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Control and Ownership of Temples
Replies: 13
Views: 2323

Re: The Control and Ownership of Temples

Perth incident?
by Zack
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:46 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Motorcycling Dilemma
Replies: 2
Views: 485

Re: Motorcycling Dilemma

I ride solo and don't stop often.
by Zack
Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Getting together.
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Re: Getting together.

Anyone in the Houston area have any interest in an Dhamma wheel coffee sometime?
by Zack
Sun Nov 15, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Do you find Hinayana offensive?
Replies: 241
Views: 27549

Re: Do you find Hinayana offensive?

I find it discouraging.
by Zack
Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Dhamma Wheel meetings
Replies: 85
Views: 48360

Re: Dhamma Wheel meetings

Encouraging, Thanks.
by Zack
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Getting together.
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Re: Getting together.

Hi Mike, Formal as in activities at or related to the temple, watt, monks. Other than polite chatting at the temple I have no experience with other Buddhist outside of cyberspace. The suttas seem to encourage the fostering of lay relationships, I had hoped to draw from others experiences to give me ...
by Zack
Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Do you celebrate Christmas?
Replies: 29
Views: 3530

Re: Do you celebrate Christmas?

We do in my home and family, I enjoy it.
by Zack
Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Getting together.
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Re: Getting together.

I get the impression that most lay followers have no desire for personal contact away from a formal setting.
Do you get together with others Sanghamitta?
by Zack
Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Getting together.
Replies: 13
Views: 1459

Getting together.

Do you ever feel a need to socialize with other lay Theravada Buddhists in your area?
I have become a recluse myself but often wonder is this would be personally and or spiritually beneficial.
by Zack
Sun Nov 08, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Do you smoke?
Replies: 68
Views: 7534

Re: Do you smoke?

Heavy smoker for 25+ yrs, I quit in late 2006.

Thanks to The Dhamma, Alan Carrs book, and Chantix.
by Zack
Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: First Noble Truth - dukkha?
Replies: 46
Views: 6336

Re: First Noble Truth - dukkha?

(DN22) "Now what is the noble truth of stress? Birth is stressful, aging is stressful, death is stressful; sorrow, lamentation, pain, distress, & despair are stressful; association with the unbeloved is stressful; separation from the loved is stressful; not getting what one wants is stressful. In s...
by Zack
Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Spreading Buddhism
Replies: 64
Views: 8052

Re: Spreading Buddhism

IMHO
Following the path and maintaining the precepts promotes the Dhamma to those who's kamma has allowed them be receptive to it.
Please support the Sangha however you can.
by Zack
Sun Sep 27, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Does metta-bhavana literally impact others?
Replies: 26
Views: 5489

Re: Does metta-bhavana literally impact others?

I tend to agree with clw_uk's view but try to keep an open mind.
If I practice metta with equanimity does it matter?
by Zack
Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What does grasping mean?
Replies: 20
Views: 2521

Re: What does grasping mean?

Wanting for something or a feeling to not leave or change.