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by redcloud
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:30 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: buddha tattoo
Replies: 16
Views: 5003

Re: buddha tattoo

I cant find the quote but their used to be a member here that used a drug (dont want to advertise but not weed,LSD,mushroom ) that he thought helped him reach jhana - he said that all drugs are bad except this drug and that he uses it safely ect Ayahuasca? DMT is the active ingriedient in ayahuasca...
by redcloud
Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: buddha tattoo
Replies: 16
Views: 5003

Re: buddha tattoo

Buddha images, no matter what type (type of statue, face, or 4 headed Buddha etc etc) are not to be below the waist at all. Hmmm so putting some adjustments in it to make it some other buddhist related being like a buddhavista or something will not help? I think i'd better let it be like it is then...
by redcloud
Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: buddha tattoo
Replies: 16
Views: 5003

Re: buddha tattoo

006.jpg Here is a picture of the tattoo, i'm thinking of maybe changing it into something like this http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/A3KamVQCcAEKBda.jpg Or i could change it into a Tarra or something, is a tarra tattoo under the waist considered (less) disrespectfull? Any idea...
by redcloud
Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: buddha tattoo
Replies: 16
Views: 5003

Re: buddha tattoo

@ daverupa Thank you Its not just for others to criticise/ no matter if its shown or not, its very well known in Thailand, Buddha and certain deities have to be above the waist and in certain relevance to each other (for example, if there is more than one deity on your body, for obvious reasons it c...
by redcloud
Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: buddha tattoo
Replies: 16
Views: 5003

buddha tattoo

Hello people I dont consider myself a buddhist but it is the only organized religion that makes sense to me and i've always thought it is a beautifull teaching and i love studying it. But i'm not a very disciplined person and although i try to stick to some of the basics because i believe it makes m...