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by Naga
Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 4243
Views: 261439

Re: I'm a new vegetarian! Some questions...

Lentils and spinach will give you all the iron and protein you ever need. You can get both at once with a good lentil-spinach soup. My wife is Thai, so at home she cooks a lot of Thai dishes (curries w/ rice & fried noodles with veggies mostly) using fried tofu instead of chicken or pork. I've been ...
by Naga
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Bhikkhuni Center, Chiangmai, Thailand
Replies: 10
Views: 1944

Re: Bhikkhuni Center, Chiangmai, Thailand

This is wonderful.
There are also a number of bhikkhuni staying at Wat Ram Poeng (also in Chiang Mai). One of them speaks excellent English and gives vipassana instruction to foreigners when the abbot is not present.
by Naga
Sat Nov 07, 2009 4:04 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Past Lives?
Replies: 58
Views: 5349

Re: Past Lives?

notself wrote:
It would be so cool if someone would remember being a lion or tiger or bear. Oh my! :tongue:
That would be horrible--to remember causing the deaths of so many other creatures in the grip of your own jaws.
by Naga
Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: A new interpretation of the Pali Canon
Replies: 107
Views: 8664

Re: A new interpretation of the Pali Canon

So to be clear Vinasp in your view an intellectual understanding of translations of the Pali Canon, or an understanding your minds reactions to those translations, is sufficient in itself to bring you to Enlightenment ? Bump. Why are we discussing Vinasp's personal practice and understanding of enl...
by Naga
Sun Nov 01, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Have you ever been to India?
Replies: 34
Views: 3784

Re: Have you ever been to India?

I've been to India twice. Both times only in Northern India. First time I traveled solo. And second time with my wife. Varanasi was very fascinating (but so hot in August). I'd like to see it again in December or January. Bodhgaya was great. We liked going to the temple early in the morning and sit ...