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by bhante dhamma
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Role of 'garava'
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Re: Role of 'garava'

It's abcense is what I was referring to, i.e the abcense of Garava (respect) in the upāsikās behavior..
by bhante dhamma
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Role of 'garava'
Replies: 2
Views: 360

Role of 'garava'



This video made me think of the role of 'Garava' and role it plays in Dhamma practice, what are your thoughts and reflections after watching this video? How does practicing respect counter act our kilesa?
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Obstacles to going forth
Replies: 19
Views: 971

Obstacles to going forth

Salutations in the Triple Gem to all sādhu-jana(s), I have a few lay acquaintacs that are teetering on the brink of going forth but are still unable to break through some barriers they have in their mind about the benefits of ordination over lay life or example. Often times the contents of the conve...
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: DPR
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: DPR

What do you mean xpi files? Offline DPR is better as not everywhere have access to net, oh it seems the pali moon version i have atleast you have to drag rather than click to add, the Pāḷi lessons guy on youtube saays that as long as firefox is version prior to 2017 it will work, (https://filehippo....
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: DPR
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: DPR

Hi again i tried to inclide a screen shot of whats coming up on my end...test, ok worked so i cant seem to locate that settings icon, there is an add on icon but it seems to be related to solely the net? thnks again for your help
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: DPR
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: DPR

Oh I found the add plug-in button but it seems to not have add from file like Firefox...?
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: DPR
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: DPR

Yes downloaded it thnks so much, but I can't find where to add the DPR extension, can y be so kind to send screen shot or description of how to add the plug inns, thnks for your time..
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: DPR
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: DPR

I see, any links for that browser? Thanks
by bhante dhamma
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: DPR
Replies: 13
Views: 582

DPR

Does anyone here use DPR (digital Pāḷi reader-fire fox,) it seems to have upgraded itself and now doesn't work with the newer version, I download it again but it keeps saying the extension is corrupted?)
by bhante dhamma
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Partner smoking, also weed
Replies: 7
Views: 1869

Re: Partner smoking, also weed

Hi upasika, blessings in Dhamma to you, your partner & your family. Well the first thing that popped into my mind is the words 'āsevana can balānam' from the maṇgala sutta, which mean avoid association with 'dujanah' people with no 'buddhi' or dhammic intelligence, why? It drags us down and as peopl...
by bhante dhamma
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Thai Forest Monasteries
Replies: 15
Views: 2328

Re: Thai Forest Monasteries

Hi upāsakā, I've been to three of those places, your question is regarding visas & ordination? Some things to consider (1) Abode (individual or group style kutis, do they have caṅkman paths?) (2) Resort (distance of alms & eating system) (3) speech (sutta, atthakatha, abhidhamma ācariyā vādā? Big mo...
by bhante dhamma
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: 8FP
Replies: 3
Views: 1437

8FP

Hi all, I managed- thanks to some of you- to compile a chanting book in Dev'nāgari script for some of the monasteries in India with an accompanying sound file as a learning aid, but there's one chant can't seem to locate it's exact where abouts Ayaü kho sā majjhimā pañipadā tathāgatena abhisambuddhā...
by bhante dhamma
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Hindi chanting book
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Re: Hindi chanting book

Oh! thanks so much bhante, that site was unknown to me, will be a good shortcut indeed, no need to transliterate from Pāḷi, just cut and paste!
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Hindi chanting book
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Re: Hindi chanting book

We'll it's something, unfortunately that book doesn't seem to be publicly available, but we'll see, also would be nice to chant some suttas, are you fluent in Nagari script?
by bhante dhamma
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Hindi chanting book
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Hindi chanting book

Greetings all,

I am currently in rural India and have noticed there are no chanting books in any of the monasteries, is there anyone out there that is able to help compile a chanting book in Devanagari script?

Sukha saddhā patitthita