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by retrofuturist
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: a newbie saying hello
Replies: 7
Views: 140

Re: a newbie saying hello

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: Twitter boss Jack Dorsey 'resets' with 10 days of silence
Replies: 3
Views: 143

Re: Twitter boss Jack Dorsey 'resets' with 10 days of silence

Greetings,

The "Dhammic Story" has now been told - thank you, Mr Man.

Since any subsequent discussion is highly unlikely to relate directly to this story, the topic is now closed.

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Polyamorous relationships
Replies: 39
Views: 893

Re: Polyamorous relationships

Greetings,

Please keep the topic in mind...
Does Polyamorous relationships violated third precept ?
What do text says about Polyamorous relationships ?
Discussion which makes no attempt to address the topic, as specified, may be removed without notice.

:thanks:

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is there a wrong way to becoming a Buddhist?
Replies: 14
Views: 877

Re: Is there a wrong way to becoming a Buddhist?

Greetings, I would echo Zom's recommendation about reading the suttas. This way you will know what the Buddha actually taught and by having a firm grounding in his teaching you will not be led astray by other things carrying the "Buddhist" banner, or by well-meaning, but misled individuals. Also, yo...
by retrofuturist
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Aus
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: Hi from Aus

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from New Zealand :)
Replies: 9
Views: 541

Re: Hello from New Zealand :)

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Consider closing the Waharaka Thread
Replies: 40
Views: 2793

Re: Consider closing the Waharaka Thread

Greetings, Well said, Mike. And on that note, I think this Suggestion Box topic can be closed. At Dhamma Wheel, we respect your intellectual and spiritual autonomy. As such, the staff here will not enforce reverence to anyone or anything, nor censor speech gratuitously. In keeping with this respect ...
by retrofuturist
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Why Are There So Many Black Buddhists?
Replies: 35
Views: 3961

Re: Why Are There So Many Black Buddhists?

Greetings mettafuture,

I'm not sure exactly what point you're trying to make with that Vinaya quote. Can you please clarify?

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero
Replies: 778
Views: 54818

Re: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero

Greetings Lal, The following post was made on Sun Oct 28, 2018 (p.43). I am not going to format the post below, so it would be better to read the original post.... In the future, if you have need to make reference to an earlier post, can you please provide a link to the post, rather than reproduce i...
by retrofuturist
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Theravada
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: New to Theravada

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Are teaching of Mahasi Sayadaw questionable?
Replies: 53
Views: 3184

Re: Are teaching of Mahasi Sayadaw questionable?

Greetings, I agree with you it's not very convincing at all, and in fact quite the opposite. Indeed - the partisan sectarian posturing entailed in such statements detracts from the reality that any teaching should stand or fall on its own merits, not by who can threaten karmic retribution upon anoth...
by retrofuturist
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Human Sacrifice in Hinduism
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Re: Human Sacrifice in Hinduism

Greetings,

There is no "connections to other paths" here... there is simply something done elsewhere, that is not done in Buddhism.

As such, this topic will be closed.

If you want to discuss Hinduism, please try Dharma Paths.

Thank you.

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Should online Bikkhus disclose their identity?
Replies: 18
Views: 1649

Re: Should online Bikkhus disclose their identity?

Greetings,

"Should online Bikkhus disclose their identity?"

1) Yes
2) No
3) Let them decide for themselves

Metta,
Paul. :)
by retrofuturist
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: "Theravāda for Beginners"
Replies: 0
Views: 1443

"Theravāda for Beginners"

Greetings, Effective immediately, the Discovering Theravāda forum has been renamed Theravāda for Beginners to bring it into closer alignment to the tagline definition of the forum. In recent times, we've had too many topics started in that section which would be better suited to the General Theravād...
by retrofuturist
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Amsterdam!
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: Greetings from Amsterdam!

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Paul. :)