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by Bhavana
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:07 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Using Buddha Statues in the Garden
Replies: 32
Views: 10145

Re: Using Buddha Statues in the Garden

But what if a little child playing in the garden notices the serene smile on the Buddha statue's face, which leaves a positive impression in her mind, which later ripens to the affinity for Dhamma? this same thought occurred to me, as I grew up in a catholic home that always had a buddha statue or ...
by Bhavana
Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:29 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: your home altar/shrine
Replies: 180
Views: 59353

Re: your home altar/shrine

plwk wrote:
Bhavana wrote:a little girly, I know, but I like it that way. I use what i have. (no, I am not a believer in the mystical powers of crystals. I just think they are pretty)
What's with the Catholic rosaries in the background, if I may ask...
I was raised catholic, and have many catholic items in my home.
by Bhavana
Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: your home altar/shrine
Replies: 180
Views: 59353

Re: your home altar/shrine

I like your altar it is very beautiful. I especially like your Buddha statue... If you don´t mind me asking...where did you buy your crystals...online or at a local store? I am looking to buy some crystals myself but am leary of buying them online and then they end up not being genuine. Thanks. :bu...
by Bhavana
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How can we have compassion for child abusers?
Replies: 99
Views: 6724

Re: How can we have compassion for child abusers?

.....so maybe these people are likewise the product of their conditioning, of inappropriate attention, and the three defilements which cause unskilled actions? maybe they are brain damaged in some way? mentally unstable with distorted perceptions? the acts are not who they are, but have they been g...
by Bhavana
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: your home altar/shrine
Replies: 180
Views: 59353

Re: your home altar/shrine

a little girly, I know, but I like it that way. I use what i have. (no, I am not a believer in the mystical powers of crystals. I just think they are pretty)