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by zgott333
Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Confrontation of Monastic rules only concerning yourself
Replies: 15
Views: 1182

Re: Confrontation of Monastic rules only concerning yourself

Lets say for arguments sake that I was to disagree with a specific part of monastic life. Maybe I consider one meal a day to be too little for me and believe that two meals, separated by about six hours or so wouldn't cause me to cling to sustenance so much as to impair my ability to achieve my spi...
by zgott333
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Confrontation of Monastic rules only concerning yourself
Replies: 15
Views: 1182

Re: Confrontation of Monastic rules only concerning yourself

Being at risked of being disrobed is the same thing as being unable to freely challenge it, because by punishing you for it they discourage it. A community does need rules to maintain harmony but that's not to say all rules will always affect a community's harmony. Even in this example right here, m...
by zgott333
Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Confrontation of Monastic rules only concerning yourself
Replies: 15
Views: 1182

Confrontation of Monastic rules only concerning yourself

Lets say for arguments sake that I was to disagree with a specific part of monastic life. Maybe I consider one meal a day to be too little for me and believe that two meals, separated by about six hours or so wouldn't cause me to cling to sustenance so much as to impair my ability to achieve my spir...