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by Khalil Bodhi
Sun Jun 26, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY COORAN!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1539

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY COORAN!!

Happy birthday!
by Khalil Bodhi
Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Happy Birthday mikenz66 and vinasp!
Replies: 19
Views: 1810

Re: Happy Birthday mikenz66 and vinasp!

Happy birthday guys!
by Khalil Bodhi
Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dharma Paths -- Reborn
Replies: 3
Views: 2506

Re: Dharma Paths -- Reborn

David,

Great idea. I'm on board of course.
by Khalil Bodhi
Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Dying without attaining Sotapanna
Replies: 51
Views: 7278

Re: Dying without attaining Sotapanna

I still dont get how should I be at ease, as we are so uncertain what is gonna happen in some lifetimes, maybe we could even go to hell for some past kamma. For me knowing that there is no direct path to Sotapanna,, and even if there is, there is a high possiblity to die without attaining one. Ever...
by Khalil Bodhi
Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Happy Birthday Bhante Dhammanando!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1527

Re: Happy Birthday Bhante Dhammanando!!

Happy birthday Bhante!
by Khalil Bodhi
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Lifespan of beings in the hell realm
Replies: 86
Views: 11328

Re: Lifespan of beings in the hell realm

Thanissaro: "I was given a lecture a while back by someone who was quoting an academic, saying that 'to say that there is a right Dharma and a wrong Dharma is very dangerous thing'. The analogy they gave was, 'the Dharma is like a map, everyone's Dharma is like a different map and as we know all ma...
by Khalil Bodhi
Tue May 31, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Sunny Suffolk uk
Replies: 10
Views: 1186

Re: Sunny Suffolk uk

Welcome to DW!
by Khalil Bodhi
Mon May 30, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Lifespan of beings in the hell realm
Replies: 86
Views: 11328

Re: Lifespan of beings in the hell realm

Aloka, I've found the teachings which point to the possibility of rebirth in the lower realms as a truly valuable contribution to my daily life and practice. Obviously this may not be the case for you but there is no denying it is in the suttas and is of value to a number of lay followers and monas...
by Khalil Bodhi
Mon May 30, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Lifespan of beings in the hell realm
Replies: 86
Views: 11328

Re: Lifespan of beings in the hell realm

Personally, I think that speculating about hell realms can be the cause of an unnecessary mental hell in the here and now. This is from the historian and Pali scholar Richard Gombrich in "Kindness and Compassion as a Means to Nirvana in Early Buddhism": The fully developed Buddhist cosmology does a...
by Khalil Bodhi
Thu May 26, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Which is the language closest to Pali still spoken nowadays?
Replies: 15
Views: 3687

Re: Which is the language closest to Pali still spoken nowadays?

:goodpost: wow tilt that's done of the best reading I've done here in awhile. Thanks for that!
by Khalil Bodhi
Wed May 25, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Oxford
Replies: 12
Views: 1707

Re: Hello from Oxford

Welcome to DW!
by Khalil Bodhi
Mon May 23, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pūjā = Worship?
Replies: 7
Views: 1045

Re: Pūjā = Worship?

Why not just use revere and reverence instead?
by Khalil Bodhi
Mon May 23, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Simple (?) graphic design help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 996

Re: Simple (?) graphic design help needed

Bhante,

I use Photoshop and vector-based programs everday. If you need help converting a JPEG to EPS or AI let me know and I will do it for you.