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by PaulD
Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Poll: Universal Healthcare In The U.S.
Replies: 17
Views: 1094

Re: Poll: Universal Healthcare In The U.S.

The Canadian system works perfectly for me.
by PaulD
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?
Replies: 21
Views: 1774

Re: Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?

Aloka wrote:Hi PaulD,

"Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?" seems a little vague to me. Could you be more specific, please?


with kind wishes,

Aloka

Your view. Everyone's view.
by PaulD
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?
Replies: 21
Views: 1774

Re: Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?

Yes, that is what I meant.

It may be irrelevant but I'm still interested.
by PaulD
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:05 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: How to lose weight
Replies: 65
Views: 12314

Re: How to lose weight

Moderation in eating "And what more is to be done? 'We will have a sense of moderation in eating. Considering it appropriately, we will take food not playfully, nor for intoxication, nor for putting on bulk, nor for beautification, but simply for the survival & continuance of this body, for ending ...
by PaulD
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?
Replies: 21
Views: 1774

Theravadan view on Vajrayana Gurus?

As stated in the subject heading.

:?:
by PaulD
Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: False Gurus: Can a huge mass of people be Conned?
Replies: 18
Views: 1561

Re: False Gurus: Can a huge mass of people be Conned?

Saw a documentary based on him and it's pretty clear that he's a fraud. The old sai baba was something special though.
by PaulD
Thu Sep 29, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Any stream-enterer here?
Replies: 131
Views: 11563

Re: Any stream-enterer here?

I find the sotapanna classifiction rather elitist. With it, Theravadins separate people into categories.. people who have attained stream-entry being more 'important' than normal folk. While I see the desire to at least recognize and understand the event for oneself, announcing such a thing only ev...
by PaulD
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: How to lose weight
Replies: 65
Views: 12314

Re: How to lose weight

For me it's not what you eat but how much you eat. According to my current weight and height I should be losing 2 pounds a week by reducing my daily calorie intake to 1700. We'll see how that goes... Good job by the way.
by PaulD
Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Documentary "My brother, buddhist monk"
Replies: 40
Views: 15944

Re: Documentary "My brother, buddhist monk"

Great documentary :smile:
by PaulD
Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: How Insistent Are You in Observing Your Fifth Precept?
Replies: 60
Views: 9217

Re: How Insistent Are You in Observing Your Fifth Precept?

E.

All my friends and family are drinkers.
by PaulD
Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Pizza and meditation
Replies: 24
Views: 2053

Re: Pizza and meditation

How about rewarding the novices with pizza after each meditation session?
by PaulD
Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Bullying video
Replies: 20
Views: 1927

Re: Bullying

It's back up. I agree with you 100%.
by PaulD
Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Bullying video
Replies: 20
Views: 1927

Bullying video

Warning: video contains violence http://vimeo.com/21039425" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Your thoughts? I would say he had it coming to him. Instant karma. 95% of you will say self defense is not appropriate but what was he supposed to do? Take the abuse and tell the principal? Susp...
by PaulD
Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: SN Goenka about the DL for the Indian express
Replies: 27
Views: 5985

Re: SN Goenka about the DL for the Indian express

Just curious, what's the significance in seeing this light? What does it mean?
by PaulD
Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism in (your) two words
Replies: 72
Views: 6344

Re: Buddhism in (your) two words

just relax