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by Wizard in the Forest
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How could you cut fetter of conceit?
Replies: 9
Views: 1713

How could you cut fetter of conceit?

I have been told many times from many people that I am an arrogant and conceited person, and I believe there is truth to these statements because I am unabashedly confident and feel pretty certain about my discernment about aspects of reality, and also ways of living. For that I have been censured a...
by Wizard in the Forest
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Can one be a Buddhist without taking refuge in a Vihara?
Replies: 20
Views: 2297

Can one be a Buddhist without taking refuge in a Vihara?

I'm not a new practitioner of Buddhism, but I feel like I am still largely ignorant in the greater (more obvious) traditions and practices of Buddhists because I studied Dharma on my own and the only Vihara I ever visited (currently) with proper investigation showed to be not practicing in line with...
by Wizard in the Forest
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 11
Views: 1508

Re: Greetings!

Nice to meetcha! I'm just starting to get used to this board format so I hope I don't confuse anybody or get lost. I'll figure it out eventually! :shock: Hopefully.
by Wizard in the Forest
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 11
Views: 1508

Re: Greetings!

Ah a brother from Australia 'eh? My Grandparents got married there in Melbourne I think, it's a beautiful country!
by Wizard in the Forest
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 11
Views: 1508

Greetings!

I'm new here, and I'm hoping to find as much insightful camaraderie as I can!

3:25AM in the Maryland DC area and I'm not tired yet, so I will use my sleeplessness productively!

Nice to meet'cha brothers and sisters in the Sangha!
:namaste: