Search found 4 matches

by dhammaprotectors
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: the ethics of lay teachers who charge money
Replies: 86
Views: 14123

Re: the ethics of lay teachers who charge money

I feel if any "Dhamma-teacher" is charging money for teaching Dhamma, he/she is not a genuine Dhamma-teacher; need to avoid them. This criteria makes the number of genuine Dhamma-teachers even less when we already have a dearth of Dhamma-teachers. Agree. Dhamma is to be given as a gift not to be tr...
by dhammaprotectors
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: the ethics of lay teachers who charge money
Replies: 86
Views: 14123

Re: the ethics of lay teachers who charge money

polarbuddha101 wrote:There's a whole thread on that issue dhammaprotector

http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 65&start=0
Thanks. (Noted).
by dhammaprotectors
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:17 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: What to do?
Replies: 17
Views: 1861

Re: What to do?

These ppl shud at least have the heart to call the animal rescue team to help revive or alleviate the animals suffering if they find it bothersome and if they find themselves more superior without any heart of compassion. Buddha taught the four brahmaviharas : metta (unconditional love), karuna (unb...
by dhammaprotectors
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: the ethics of lay teachers who charge money
Replies: 86
Views: 14123

Re: the ethics of lay teachers who charge money

What about monastic organisations or sangha :buddha1: asking directly for donations for their so-called charity projects instead of by way of dana? What about Ajahn Brahm asking for a fixed upfront money to participate to bid in an auction sale to book him ("Ajahn Brahm for sale")? Is this right liv...