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by charlotte
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: What is an Uposatha Observance Day?
Replies: 5
Views: 1528

Re: What is an Uposatha Observance Day?

Thanks for the explanations :hug:
by charlotte
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: What is an Uposatha Observance Day?
Replies: 5
Views: 1528

What is an Uposatha Observance Day?

self-explanatory title.
by charlotte
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: The 6th, 7th and 8th precept. Why?
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

Re: The 6th, 7th and 8th precept. Why?

Thanks everyone, that helps clear things up a bit, but I'm still a bit :shrug: about the 6th precept, why was it made a precept?
by charlotte
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: The 6th, 7th and 8th precept. Why?
Replies: 8
Views: 1558

The 6th, 7th and 8th precept. Why?

I'm really confused about these three precepts and I can't see how they're relevant to the practise of moral discipline. What's wrong about eating at a certain time, decorating yourself, singing, and laying on a high bed. I can't see how that hurts anybody else. I'm sure there is a good reason for t...
by charlotte
Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: Amaidhasi: The Poor/Pretty Slave
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Re: Amaidhasi: The Poor/Pretty Slave

Beautiful and inspiring! I got some great messages out of this, and you’re English is not bad!
by charlotte
Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:10 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello! Hello! Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Re: Hello! Hello! Hello!

thanks for the welcome everyone!
by charlotte
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello! Hello! Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Hello! Hello! Hello!

Hello, my name's Charlotte and I live in Australia. I’ve been taking Buddhist classes and courses based on the New Kadampa Tradition for a while now. I know a lot of people have bad things to say about them, but it’s basically given me a new perspective on life, and as far as I can see they're good ...