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by rowyourboat
Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dependent Origination
Replies: 140
Views: 17259

Re: Dependent Origination

The buddha does talk about descent in to the womb an such like in the Mahanidana sutta when talking about the DO. But at the same time, there are suttas which say that the elements of the DO can be seen in the here and now (okkantasamyutta) by stream entrants. Now all stream entrants are not endowed...
by rowyourboat
Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: what method do you use?
Replies: 20
Views: 5202

Re: what method do you use?

Hi Jcsuperstar, Yes, I can send you an instruction manual on the method practiced...well two instructions manuals actually- one for the samatha bit and the other for the vipassana. Please send me an email to dhammachat' at ' hotmail.com. this offer is open to anyone who would like to have a copy.. :...
by rowyourboat
Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Blighty!
Replies: 9
Views: 1664

Re: Greetings from Blighty!

Hello everyone, Thanks for the warm welcome. Yes, I have been to Chiswick. I did a talk there- 'The path of vipassana' a few weeks ago. I conduct a weekly meditation class at selsdon buddhist vihara. The english medium class is on tuesdays 7-9pm. I'm hoping to conduct my first 10day retreat at vajra...
by rowyourboat
Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Levels of accomplishment?
Replies: 31
Views: 5823

Re: Levels of accomplishment?

Isnt there another way of talking of attainment as well: dhamma follower, faith follower etc?
by rowyourboat
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Blighty!
Replies: 9
Views: 1664

Greetings from Blighty!

Hi I'm rowyourboat, as in 'gently down the stream..'
I'm a theravada buddhist pracitioner doing some teaching and learning in UK, near London. I'm originally from Sri Lanka.

Nice to be here with dhamma friends..
by rowyourboat
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: what method do you use?
Replies: 20
Views: 5202

Re: what method do you use?

Ven Amathagavesi samatha-jhana and vipassana. It is an offshoot of the Mahasi sayadaw system now incorporating jhana. Subsequent developments have added seeing the five aggregates and codependant origination through it's vipassana method.
by rowyourboat
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Alagaddupama Sutta
Replies: 1
Views: 992

Re: Alagaddupama Sutta

Thanks for this Ben
I'm doing this sutta today in the meditation class, so this will be helpful

with metta
by rowyourboat
Wed Jan 07, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: colours
Replies: 6
Views: 1522

colours

Hey Moderators
Please tone down the colours of this site! I need sunglasses to look at this and it is not very attractive or soothing to the eye! 8-)