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by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: SN 35.28 - Adittapariyaya Sutta (The Fire Sutta)
Replies: 9
Views: 2798

SN 35.28 - Adittapariyaya Sutta (The Fire Sutta)

Greetings, One of the Buddha's earliest teachings... SN 35.28 - Adittapariyaya Sutta (The Fire Sutta) http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn35/sn35.028.nymo.html Thus I heard. On one occasion the Blessed One was living at Gaya, at Gayasisa, together with a thousand bhikkhus. There he addresse...
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Stuka
Replies: 9
Views: 3372

Re: Hello from Stuka

Greetings Stuka,

Lovely to see you here.

If you want your flag back at any point, just ask.

8-)

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:43 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Life in a Theravadin country
Replies: 10
Views: 2275

Life in a Theravadin country

Greetings, I've not yet had the opportunity to travel to any countries that are traditionally Theravadin (e.g. Sri Lanka, Burma/Myanmar, , Thailand). Would anyone who has spent time in one of the countries care to tell us a little about their experiences there and how Theravada Buddhism fits into an...
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Eight Worldly Conditions
Replies: 6
Views: 3609

The Eight Worldly Conditions

Greetings, The Buddha taught about eight worldly conditions (Atthalokadhamma) They come in four opposing pairs which make the world go round... Gain/Loss Praise/Blame Fame/Disrepute Pleasure/Sorrow There is a good article about them at http://web.archive.org/web/20100902034756/http://www.bps.lk/bp_l...
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Chah...
Replies: 15
Views: 2861

Ajahn Chah

Greetings, Ajahn Chah has been a big influence on me, particularly early on so I thought I'd share the following website with you... http://www.ajahnchah.org/ ... and personally recommend the following PDF containing what I believe are a full collection of his recorded Dhamma talks http://www.ajahnc...
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Maha-Satipatthana Sutta
Replies: 33
Views: 5966

Re: Maha-Satipatthana Sutta

Greetings Manapa, Well I for one would be very keen to review it once it's draft-ready. I'm a bit short on time just at the moment, being on holidays and therefore having extra family commitments right now etc. Things should settle back into some kind of a routine for me next Monday. Has venerable D...
by retrofuturist
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings in the Dharma
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Re: Greetings in the Dharma

Greetings Will,

Lovely to see you here. I do hope that a monk or two might decide to take electro-residency here so as to answer your questions.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Maha-Satipatthana Sutta
Replies: 33
Views: 5966

Re: Maha-Satipatthana Sutta

Greetings,

I look forward to reading this... did you use any of the existing MN10 commentaries?

e.g.

The Way Of Mindfulness by Soma Thera
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... wayof.html

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from TheDhamma
Replies: 17
Views: 2556

Re: Hi from TheDhamma

Greetings David,

Thank you very much for establishing this site. I believe it has great potential.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: the great vegetarian debate
Replies: 4714
Views: 331696

the great vegetarian debate

Greetings,

This is a topic focused on the subject of Vegetarianism.

Please note - other vegetarian topics may be merged into this one without notice.

Thank you.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi From Manapa
Replies: 10
Views: 1556

Re: Hi From Manapa

Greetings again and welcome!

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine
Replies: 41
Views: 28249

Google Saffron - Theravada Search Engine

I used to use this search engine... http://s.billard.free.fr/dhamma/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

but now... :ugeek: .......... (continued next post)
by retrofuturist
Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Retrofuturist
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

Hi from Retrofuturist

Greetings everyone, I'm a Theravadin Buddhist of approximately 3 years and most well known on the Internet to people through my participation at E-Sangha where I used to be a Global Moderator. I've also spent some time too amongst the rough and tumble of BuddhaChat. I think this site has great poten...