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by Aloka
Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Metta request
Replies: 26
Views: 3682

Re: Metta request

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,
Dazzlebling wrote:I've only just seen this thread - I'm saying MB for you.
No need for code - we won't be offended. 8-)

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Metta,
Retro. :)

Thanks Retro - I was just trying to be discreet! :D
by Aloka
Wed Mar 11, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Metta request
Replies: 26
Views: 3682

Re: Metta request

Drolma dear - I've only just seen this thread - I'm saying MB for you.

With metta and all good wishes,

Dazzle

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by Aloka
Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:43 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Feminine
Replies: 18
Views: 3347

Re: The Feminine

What wisdom would that be? When all of the women in my office drop in showing off their new babies and new grandchildren, is that Buddha-Nature? When the married men lear out of the window looking at a girl in a bikini at a roof top motel pool, is that Buddha-Nature This is just the behaviour of or...
by Aloka
Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:26 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Feminine
Replies: 18
Views: 3347

Re: The Feminine

Well spoken,Element, but voidness needs also to be accompanied by discerning wisdom.

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by Aloka
Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Feminine
Replies: 18
Views: 3347

Re: The Feminine

delight in solitude and have no inclination to mate with women. However, I do not cling to myself as a "man".
So how does my delight in solitude and no interest in mating with men differ to yours?
by Aloka
Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:03 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Feminine
Replies: 18
Views: 3347

Re: The Feminine

When a woman breast feeds a child, this is lust. It is not compassion. Buddha nature is rooted in fearlessness and solitude. This is a woman's shortcoming, given she is naturally programmed for breast feeding. How have you come to this conclusion, Element? ...and why is it lust rather than compassi...
by Aloka
Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:43 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Women can be Buddha
Replies: 41
Views: 6953

Re: Women can be Buddha

how can an enlightened spirit, man or woman, leave his wife and his son behind and still be considered a Buddha? :lol: it is said that Gautama instructed his son but nowhere it is said that he also instructed his wife. this is not a gentleman's attitude :rules: and much less an attitude of an enlig...
by Aloka
Sun Mar 01, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The Feminine
Replies: 18
Views: 3347

Re: The Feminine

Personally, (as a woman), I would imagine that higher realisation could be described as beyond male or female - in other words not being dependent on sexuality at all.

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by Aloka
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nagarjuna and Theravada
Replies: 29
Views: 6881

Re: Nagarjuna and Theravada

Hi Craig, I've studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism almost exclusively in the past and am only just recently looking into Theravada more, so I can't answer your question. However, If you are interested in Nagarjuna's Mulamadhhyamakakarika then perhaps you might like to have a look at ''The Sun of ...
by Aloka
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:54 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 3)
Replies: 75
Views: 9835

Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 3)

I'm very relieved to hear that his health has improved!

With kind wishes,

Dazzle
by Aloka
Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The benefits of ending selfishness
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

Re: The benefits of ending selfishness

Many thanks, Element. A very enjoyable read.

Kind wishes,

Dazzle _/\_
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by Aloka
Sat Feb 07, 2009 4:24 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Catfight
Replies: 19
Views: 3385

Re: Catfight

Ahhhhhhhhhh! :clap:
by Aloka
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Catfight
Replies: 19
Views: 3385

Re: Catfight

You are very naughty Element! Nice dollies by the way, but not sure about the top one's lip-liner! Ha ha ha!

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by Aloka
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:14 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell (update 3)
Replies: 75
Views: 9835

Re: Venerable Dhammanando away for a few days, unwell

Sending many good wishes to you , get well soon Ven Dhammanando.


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by Aloka
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Catfight
Replies: 19
Views: 3385

Re: Catfight

Neither will win, after a few brief hisses they'll become great friends and purr away into the sunset.

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