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by davemiller
Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Re: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu

Thank you, Samma.
by davemiller
Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Re: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu

Is there a significance in whether Bhikkhu appears before the name or after the name, such as Gavesako Bhikkhu or Bhikkhu Samahita?



Thank you
by davemiller
Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Re: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu

Thank you.
by davemiller
Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Ajahn vs. Bhikkhu

Is there a difference between the meanings of Bhikkhu and Ajahn.

Ajahn Geoff is also Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

Are these different functions or just different titles.

Thank you

Dave
by davemiller
Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is there an "Ajahn Brahm" forum?
Replies: 20
Views: 4118

Re: Is there an "Ajahn Brahm" forum?

The Dhammaloka site is interesting. They host a live Dhamma Talk on Friday at 8:00 PM WST. (That is 6:00 AM my time and a nice addition to the morning. There is no charge for monitoring the feed. However, last week on the attached live chat window there was a VERY persistent spammer trying to sell d...
by davemiller
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Transitioning
Replies: 8
Views: 697

Re: Transitioning

there's a real premium on availing oneself of different teachers, and honing one's mind by taking in and distilling the Dhamma talks from many different respected teachers. Even in the old Thai traditions, the monks were encouraged to travel around a bit and sample the teachings of a variety of tea...
by davemiller
Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: lay person wishing to become ordained
Replies: 5
Views: 526

Re: lay person wishing to become ordained

Hello and Welcome !!!!!!!
by davemiller
Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello All
Replies: 12
Views: 1166

Re: Hello All

Welcome. I'm new myself. I find this site a comfortable place with lots of knowledge. Hope you enjoy it as well.
Dave
by davemiller
Thu Aug 01, 2013 1:40 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Good Evening..................unless you live somewhere else
Replies: 7
Views: 787

Good Evening..................unless you live somewhere else

All the introductory threads have said it all, but here I go. This is a great site. I have been reading and studying for awhile. One answer leads to another question, etc. 58 year old Texan. When I read threads and see how much there is to learn, wow. I look forward to absorbing some of the wisdom a...