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by BuddhaDave
Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Thai Buddhist Monks Struggle to Stay Relevant
Replies: 37
Views: 8588

Re: Thai Buddhist Monks Struggle to Stay Relevant

I'd have to agree with Graham. I recently spent three months in Thailand along with my principal student, who is married to a Thai woman and speaks Thai. We spent most of our visit in Chiangmai. We are not ordained but wear white and beads, and follow precepts and live like monks. Yet, just because ...
by BuddhaDave
Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Quotable Thanissaro
Replies: 1374
Views: 122179

Re: The Quotable Thanissaro

I have made similar use of modern science — chaos theory in particular. There are many parallels between Buddhist theories of causation and modern deterministic chaos theory. Examples and terminology drawn from the latter — such as feedback, scale invariance, resonance, and fluid turbulence — are v...
by BuddhaDave
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Did Albert Einstein say this?
Replies: 19
Views: 21115

Re: Did Albert Einstein say this?

from Science, Philosophy and Religion, A Symposium, published by the Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in Their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life, Inc., New York, 1941. http://www.sacred-texts.com/aor/einstein/einsci.htm "It would not be difficult to come to an agreement as to what...
by BuddhaDave
Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:40 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Thailand
Replies: 4
Views: 1061

Hello from Thailand

Hi Everyone, I'm Ronny's partner in the Skillful Living Network project. Good to see you all here. It is very important to have Dharma friendship with skillful people. Namaste. :anjali: We'd like to share some of our work with all Buddhist meditators, especially Theravidins. Here's our YouTube Chann...
by BuddhaDave
Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello all Dharma friends!
Replies: 7
Views: 1296

Re: Hello all Dharma friends!

Hi Everyone, I'm Ronny's partner in the Skillful Living Network project. Good to see you all here. It is very important to have Dharma friendship with skillful people. Namaste. :bow: We'd like to share some of our work with all Buddhist meditators, especially Theravidins. Here's our YouTube Channel:...