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by ckatgo
Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Buddhism in one sentence
Replies: 21
Views: 6144

Re: Buddhism in one sentence

I don't know where I read this, but -

Nothing is to be clung to as I, me or mine.
by ckatgo
Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: If there was no Theravada, which tradition would you pick?
Replies: 37
Views: 3687

Re: If there was no Theravada, which tradition would you pick?

I tried to go practice other schools just to "stick my toes in" to see what they were like, I would have to go in the secular humanist camp as well.

I guess when one is home they are home :shrug:
by ckatgo
Sat Nov 28, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: good theravada publishers
Replies: 9
Views: 1549

Re: good theravada publishers

Manapa wrote:BPS = Buddhist Publication Society
PTS = Pali Text society (or in full english text text society hehe)

Much Thanks! I have some shopping to do!

:anjali:
Kat
by ckatgo
Thu Nov 26, 2009 4:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: good theravada publishers
Replies: 9
Views: 1549

Re: good theravada publishers

I am not familar with some of the abbreviations used, could some one please tell me what those booksellers are?

metta, kat
by ckatgo
Thu Nov 26, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: New book... ('A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma')
Replies: 10
Views: 1549

Re: New book... ('A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma')

Greetings!

I have this book, I have to admit it looks pretty technical but I am excited to get started on it and I look forward to seeing what everyone has to say about it.


Metta,
Kat :buddha2:
by ckatgo
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: A good place for a retreat...
Replies: 2
Views: 547

A good place for a retreat...

Where I live temples are in very short supply, so I am looking to go on my first ever retreat. Yep, after about 10 years of practice I never been on a retreat. Now I am looking to go. I was wondering where would be a good place, in the U.S. to go. Thanks in advance, Metta, Kat :anjali: edit to add: ...
by ckatgo
Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Dhamma in Seven Words
Replies: 18
Views: 2047

Re: The Dhamma in Seven Words

Let go

:buddha1:
by ckatgo
Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Maintaining daily mindfulness
Replies: 12
Views: 1640

Re: Maintaining daily mindfulness

I have a watch that beeps every hour, when the watch goes off it is time for a mindful breath. Regardless of where I am or what I am doing. Now if I am giving a speech (which my work sometimes calls for) I just stay mindful of the beep.

metta,
kat
by ckatgo
Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 9
Views: 1427

Hello!

Hello! I am new to this board and thought I would step in and say hello. I have been studying Buddhism now for about 10 years in the Theravadin tradition. I live in the southern part of the US and tend to to study independantly. I look forward to talking with everyone and I am over joyed to be here....
by ckatgo
Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Uposatha -- How do you observe precepts 7 and 8?
Replies: 20
Views: 4699

Re: Uposatha -- How do you observe precepts 7 and 8?

Hello friends, first time poster here, although I feel I know alot of you from other boards. :anjali: I tend to keep things simple on those days. I don't wear make up or perfume of any sorts, keep my clothes simple, no jewlery (sp?). My non buddhist hubby watches TV, on those days I usually read dha...