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by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: So - Who IS on line...?!
Replies: 7
Views: 814

Re: So - Who IS on line...?!

I can see yours Fede.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Questioning and Investigating the Dhamma
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

Re: Questioning and Investigating the Dhamma

Greetings Drolma,

Yes, the two are mutually beneficial. Theory helps with the practice, and practice helps with the theory.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: A lotus
Replies: 14
Views: 2589

Re: A lotus

Greetings,
Dazzlebling wrote:What a beautiful photo, Retro! May I add it to my pictures collection?
Sure. It's actually a scaled down version only 25% the width and 25% the length of the original. If you want the original, just message me your e-mail address.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hiya
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Re: Hiya

Greetings Groucho,
Groucho wrote:Yes, Retro, I agree that my avatar may be not appropriate here, and I've taken it away.
Thanks for your consideration.... it is appreciated.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A hello and a request
Replies: 17
Views: 2835

Re: A hello and a request

Greetings Dazzle.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:27 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hiya
Replies: 7
Views: 1096

Re: Hiya

Greetings Groucho,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

As much as I like the Simpsons, I don't really think your avatar is quite appropriate here... do you?

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:28 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: Suggestions, Comments and Feedback for the Study Group
Replies: 70
Views: 27616

Re: Suggestions, Comments and Feedback for the Study Group

Greetings,

We've also had a request for a Basic Course to run parallel to the Majjhima Nikaya Sutta Course, for newcomers to Theravada Buddhism.

If anyone has any ideas for content or syllabus, please let us know here.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: book or sutta club??
Replies: 36
Views: 4035

Re: book or sutta club??

Greetings Will, all, I was thinking we could do a sutta weekly, and in parallel, a book monthly for those who were interested. Best I think for us to make the first book we review one which is also available to read online because sometimes books take a while to order and post. For the second text o...
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: Suggestions, Comments and Feedback for the Study Group
Replies: 70
Views: 27616

Suggestions, Comments and Feedback for the Study Group

Greetings,

Please post:

* Ideas on how to better operate the study group here
* Your interest in volunteering to lead an upcoming session
* Sutta or texts to study
* Any other comments and ideas

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: MN Session 1 - MN 26. Ariyapariyesanā Sutta
Replies: 26
Views: 5851

Re: MN Session 1 - MN 26. Ariyapariyesanā Sutta

Greetings Jechbi, all, Interesting footnote indeed. Here is the text it is referring to. "Monks, there are these two searches: ignoble search & noble search. And what is ignoble search? There is the case where a person, being subject himself to birth, seeks [happiness in] what is likewise subject to...
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tiltbillings - Global Moderator
Replies: 17
Views: 3393

Tiltbillings - Global Moderator

Greetings everyone, I'm pleased to announce that tiltbillings has accepted an offer to come on board with Dhamma Wheel as a global moderator. He has moderating experience at other sites, has been a valuable long-term member at E-Sangha, and he brings with him to the role a wealth of knowledge and ex...
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:47 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: book or sutta club??
Replies: 36
Views: 4035

Re: book or sutta club??

Greetings,

Now open for business...

Dhamma Wheel Study Group
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewforum.php?f=25" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Please provide comments and feedback in this thread.

Thanks everyone for your ideas and input. :thumbsup:

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: MN Session 1 - MN 26. Ariyapariyesanā Sutta
Replies: 26
Views: 5851

MN Session 1 - MN 26. Ariyapariyesanā Sutta

Greetings, This is just a new concept, so let's see how it evolves and how structured we want to make it... so no lead-off questions, just read and discuss for now. Study Group "Guidelines" will be developed shortly. :reading: MN 26. Ariyapariyesanā Sutta http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/m...
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: Study Group
Topic: Study Group Schedule
Replies: 22
Views: 12883

Study Group Schedule

Majjhima Nikaya Study Group Week commencing... 11 Feb 2009 - 4. Faith, practice, and attainment - MN 95. Cankī Sutta: With Cankī 18 Feb 2009 - 5. Four ways of life - MN 46. Mahādhammasamādāna Sutta: The Greater Discourse on Ways of Undertaking Things 25 Feb 2009 - 6. Karma and its results - Part 1 ...
by retrofuturist
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: book or sutta club??
Replies: 36
Views: 4035

Re: book or sutta club??

Greetings JC,

I think Mike's idea about following Bhikkhu Bodhi's program is a good one.

I'll start knock up something based on this.

Metta,
Retro. :)