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by thornbush
Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: ~1 million animals died
Replies: 6
Views: 1134

Re: ~1 million animals died

A very sad tragedy for all sentient beings :( May those beings who suffer be free from suffering. May those beings who are in fear be free from fear. May those beings who are in grief be free from grief. :namaste: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/piyadassi/protection.html#app2" onclick="wi...
by thornbush
Sun Feb 15, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: 2009 Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards
Replies: 4
Views: 1160

Re: 2009 Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards

Women in Buddhism have come a long way...and progressing further :group:
Sadhu! to all those listed :clap:

Namo Amitabha Buddha!
by thornbush
Sun Feb 15, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: kwan yin in thereavada pratice
Replies: 25
Views: 5717

Re: kwan yin in thereavada pratice

Agreed totally that Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva (known to Mahayanists also as Samyak Vidya Dharma Tathagata) or 'Guan Shi Yin Pu Sa' is not mentioned in the Pali Canon. But may I submit a personal story here that in my years of entrenched Christianity, if I had not had those recurring dreams or fixat...
by thornbush
Sun Feb 15, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Importance of Pilgrimage
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Re: Importance of Pilgrimage

Would be nice though....but I agree with the OP, its an optional part and not a vital essence to Dhamma practice.
But I heard of some who came back from pilgrimages 'revitalised' in their commitment and zeal for Dhamma, so case by case basis huh :shrug:

Namo Amitabha Buddha!
by thornbush
Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas
Replies: 7
Views: 1358

Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Finally! I can't believe it....what am I doing here :rofl:
Oh ya :rolleye: I am suppose to say hi to everyone :clap:

Hi! Hello! :namaste: So many familiar faces :jumping:
To all here, may I learn and experience the ambrosia of Dhamma from all :twothumbsup:

Namo Amitabha Buddha!