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by BKh
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Monastic Alms Round in the West
Replies: 36
Views: 1082

Re: Monastic Alms Round in the West

Yes, the Mahayana Vinaya prohibits onion, leeks, scallions, garlic, and chives. I did not realize that the Theravada vinaya was different in this regards. It would not be possible to go on alms round in Sri Lanka and follow the Mahayana rules. Well, you could go on alms round, but you could only ea...
by BKh
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Translations and translators
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Re: Translations and translators

Thanks for the links... Im not happy about this " gender-neutral" language, why is Sujato boasting about that? If he is changing the sutta to suit his own needs then what else is being changed? hmmm I have read quite a bit of his translations. His use of gener neutral terms is only when the pali co...
by BKh
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Translations and translators
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Re: Translations and translators

Thanks for the reply. So is the whole cannon translated? I want to collect them all together and start chanting them. I think I remember someone posting a chekc list of the entire cannon, do you know anything about that? thanks again There are a variety of resources on ReadingFaithfully.org. For ex...
by BKh
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Translations and translators
Replies: 10
Views: 258

Re: Translations and translators

You may find this very brief article helpful... It is a simple overview of the trustworthy translators of major works.

https://readingfaithfully.org/overview- ... criptures/
by BKh
Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Dhammatalks Icon
Replies: 7
Views: 239

Re: Dhammatalks Icon

Digity wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:48 pm
Thanks Nicolas, I think that slightly bigger icon will be of use.
I have found the web master to be highly responsive, even with minor requests, FWIW.

We should really all take a moment to contact them just to say thank you. :smile:
by BKh
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: need helpl pls - from Buddhist Prayers, Mantras
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: need helpl pls - from Buddhist Prayers, Mantras

A paritta sutta that would probably be chanted in your situation would be the Atanatiya sutta. Here is an English translation... https://suttacentral.net/dn32/en/sujato It's long and normally chanted in Pali. If you can go to a Sri Lankan vihara/monastery the monks would be able to chant it for you....
by BKh
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: List of all Suttas in the Pali Canon?
Replies: 10
Views: 363

Re: List of all Suttas in the Pali Canon?

I know! And my time is finite, so where do I start? :shrug: :reading: This might be helpful... https://readingfaithfully.org/about/ Here is a review of an anthology that is especially good... https://readingfaithfully.org/book-review-in-the-buddhas-words-an-anthology-of-discourses-from-the-pali-can...
by BKh
Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: In the Buddha's Words - Open Source Version
Replies: 18
Views: 19991

Re: In the Buddha's Words - Open Source Version

mikenz66 wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:45 pm
I did notice an error:
Thanks! I think it is fixed. That was a tricky one to remember.
by BKh
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: In the Buddha's Words - Open Source Version
Replies: 18
Views: 19991

Re: In the Buddha's Words - Open Source Version

:anjali: Mike Here is a page with all of the links connected to SuttaCentral. They are using the new format and for the first four nikayas they take you to Bhante Sujato's translations. Where there is a part of the sutta included in the original work, the link will take you to a page with that sele...
by BKh
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Looking for proofreading help from native English speakers
Replies: 9
Views: 1020

Re: Looking for proofreading help from native English speakers

salayatananirodha wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:10 am
I'd also be happy to help
Prajna78 wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:39 pm
I would be happy to help. :heart:
Thanks! I will let you know.
by BKh
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada Art
Replies: 10
Views: 254

Re: Theravada Art

LuisR wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:55 pm
Sorry I can't find the link to the video I saw, but they art was images depicting different stages of the Buddhas life. They looked like paintings they were very colorful.
Was it these images...

https://www.dhammatalks.net/Articles/Li ... ctures.htm
by BKh
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravada Art
Replies: 10
Views: 254

Re: Theravada Art

Can you share the link to the video?
by BKh
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "Buddhist India" by Rhys Davids or "Indian Buddhism" by AK Warder
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: "Buddhist India" by Rhys Davids or "Indian Buddhism" by AK Warder

Here is a rough epub of Buddhist India.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/884u5zo6bvt7l ... .epub?dl=1

As I recall, Indian Buddhism is much, much larger. And of course, it is much more recent.
by BKh
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Reading practice
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Reading practice

salayatananirodha wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:20 am
Reading aloud is a good idea in case there are any beings around listening.
There definitely are. :clap: