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by kiss
Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: helping the dying ~ need Theravadin's perspective
Replies: 10
Views: 1726

Re: helping the dying ~ need Theravadin's perspective

thank you everyone, i'm grateful for your replies. i have taken some time out to read the links you guys have provided me and have learnt alot from them. thank you to chris especially for the article on care for dying and dead by Gil Fronsdal was particularly useful for me. thank you again everyone....
by kiss
Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: helping the dying ~ need Theravadin's perspective
Replies: 10
Views: 1726

helping the dying ~ need Theravadin's perspective

greetings to all, i recently read this book by Ven. Aggacitta and was pondering on Theravadin's perspective and guidelines in helping and preparing death for the dying. i try to do some searching but still couldn't find any yet. hope the Sangha members and well-read lay Theravadins can provide me wi...
by kiss
Thu May 14, 2009 8:36 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Funny ads
Replies: 17
Views: 2509

Re: Funny ads

a few of my favs :tongue: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFytcWi9csE" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OBPWUijk4M" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9SgeyyfYv0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http...
by kiss
Thu May 14, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Happy 80th Birthday to Ven. Chao Kun
Replies: 0
Views: 426

Happy 80th Birthday to Ven. Chao Kun

just like to wish Most Venerable Chao Khun Phra Tepsiddhivides, Chief Abbot of Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple, Singapore, Happy 80th Birthday! your efforts and contributions to Buddhism over the years has won praises from many. you are greatly loved by us all. Sukhi Dighayuko Bhava May yo...
by kiss
Thu May 14, 2009 7:54 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: "Practice"
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Re: "Practice"

...to lead a practical buddhist way of life, one must essentially develop Moral Discipline (Sila), Concentration (Samadhi) and Wisdom (Panna). There are three other simple methods to practice Buddhism. They are: Dana, Sila and Bhavana. above is quoted from Ven. K Sri Dhammananda's "How to Practice ...
by kiss
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:55 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How necessary is Abhidhamma study?
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

Re: How necessary is Abhidhamma study?

Thank you kiss. I have met Nina many times in Bangkok and India. She is a lovely person, well versed in the Suttanta, Vinaya and Abhidhamma. metta Chris wow.. that's so lucky of you. i've read her "Buddhism in Daily Life" and i really need to go through the book a couple of times more because i can...
by kiss
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How necessary is Abhidhamma study?
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

Re: How necessary is Abhidhamma study?

hello all, just to share a small excerpt from Nina van Gorkom's Buddhism in Daily Life Question: Do you not find it difficult to think in terms of “mental states”? Thinking of one’s own mental state might seem an ego-centric attitude. Nina : Thinking of one’s own mental states is very realistic, bec...
by kiss
Thu Apr 23, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Entertainment Industry, Advertising, PR and Buddhist Ethics
Replies: 9
Views: 1978

Re: Entertainment Industry, Advertising, PR and Buddhist Ethics

hi! i'm not a professional, sorry that i can't be of any help. just like to give you some encouragement :smile: let us live happily, not hating those who hate us. among those who hate us, let us live free from hatred. let us live happily and free free from ailment. let us live happily and be free fr...
by kiss
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: mahayana books/teachings that have helped your practice
Replies: 21
Views: 2966

Re: mahayana books/teachings that have helped your practice

these books from Ven. Thubten Chodron are great for readings too! http://www.kmspks.org/download/ebook/Dealinglife.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.kmspks.org/download/ebook/Transforming.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; i also recommend this book from V...
by kiss
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:02 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anyone can go to heaven, just be good
Replies: 62
Views: 6330

Re: Anyone can go to heaven, just be good

wow! i just join this forum and i saw this thread about my own personal favourite website and all these posts... well hahaha i'm impressed. i'm glad most of you can appreciate mr lee's effort in simplifying Buddhism to a practical manner for beginners. about the controversial tagline, i still stand ...