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by Kare
Thu May 19, 2016 1:16 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Easier translations of Visuddhimagga?
Replies: 8
Views: 968

Re: Easier translations of Visuddhimagga?

I read the English translation many years ago. I found it very tough going. Then I got hold of it in Pali, and I was stunned by the clearness and beauty of the text.
by Kare
Tue May 17, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Should Buddhism reclaim the swastika?
Replies: 17
Views: 2418

Re: Should Buddhism reclaim the swastika?

Modus.Ponens wrote:If there is something worthy of our detachment and renunciation is the swastica. Whatever way it's pointing, for whatever purpose, wherever it is, whenever it is, let it go. There is absolutely nothing to be gained with reclaiming this particular symbol.
:goodpost:

Let it go.
by Kare
Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Converting Incorrectly Rendered Pāḷi Text
Replies: 17
Views: 1388

Re: Common Pāḷi Words With Diacritic "ḍ"

Anāthapiṇḍika.
by Kare
Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Always smile
Replies: 18
Views: 1698

Re: Always smile

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by Kare
Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Joke!!!
Replies: 593
Views: 100381

Re: Joke!!!

When Laila and Bengt discovered that "Buddhist Beach" was no misprint in the brochure after all ... http://www.absurdgalleriet.no/da-laila-og-bengt-oppdaget-at-buddhist-strand-i-brosjyren-ikke-var-en-trykkfeil-likevel/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);r...
by Kare
Fri Dec 25, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: God Jul
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: God Jul

God Jul to all of you!
by Kare
Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: Thai Language
Replies: 12
Views: 3551

Re: Thai Language

The Sutta Central https://suttacentral.net/ including thai. I do not know thai well enough to evaluate them, but they may be worth a look.
by Kare
Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Samyutta Nikaya and the nine angas
Replies: 5
Views: 1404

Re: Samyutta Nikaya and the nine angas

Thankful for all help!
by Kare
Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Samyutta Nikaya and the nine angas
Replies: 5
Views: 1404

Re: Samyutta Nikaya and the nine angas

Thanks a lot! I'll have a look.
by Kare
Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Samyutta Nikaya and the nine angas
Replies: 5
Views: 1404

Samyutta Nikaya and the nine angas

Some time ago I read an article that compared the Samyutta Nikaya to the nine angas, and if I remember correctly, it seems that all the original angas can be found in the Samyutta. But I do not remember who wrote this or where I read about it. I'll be grateful if someone can point to where this arti...
by Kare
Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Where is Ajahn Hāsapañño?
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Where is Ajahn Hāsapañño?

This must be a joke. Just check the meaning of the name Hāsapañño.
by Kare
Sat Aug 15, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is the purpose of life?
Replies: 32
Views: 3094

Re: What is the purpose of life?

The Danish poet Kumbel (Piet Hein) wrote:

For livets mening
livet sørger
præcis saa længe
til vi spørger.

Life itself gives life its meaning - until you start asking questions about it.
by Kare
Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Headless Way
Replies: 8
Views: 1554

Re: The Headless Way

I met Douglas Harding at workshops at the Buddhist Society Summer School 1972. He had invented some practical exercises for discovering the "no face", and he taught those with lots of humor. I found him very inspiring.
by Kare
Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Humor in The Pali Canon
Replies: 10
Views: 1040

Re: Humor in The Pali Canon

A funny story is the one about Akkosaka (Akkosasutta, Samyutta Nikaya 1, 7, 1, 2 (PTS 1, 161)). A brahman comes to the Buddha and abuses him. The Buddha just sits there quietly until the brahman is finished. Then he says: "If you want to give a gift, and the other person says 'No, thank you', who is...
by Kare
Wed Jul 22, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Happy birthday Daverupa!
Replies: 21
Views: 2169

Re: Happy birthday Daverupa!

Gratulerer med dagen!
:toast: