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by Sambojjhanga
Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Re: Greetings from San Diego, California

Thank you, Khalil, and happy Uposatha to you (and everyone else) as well!
by Sambojjhanga
Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:43 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Re: Greetings from San Diego, California

bodom wrote:Welcome!

:anjali:
Thanks for the welcome, bodom. Great avatar, BTW.

:anjali:
by Sambojjhanga
Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello and it is nice to meet you
Replies: 10
Views: 1497

Re: Hello and it is nice to meet you

Hello Julie, nice to meet you. I'm new here as well and find this to be a most welcoming place.

:anjali:
by Sambojjhanga
Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:38 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Selling medicine marijuana, is it violate the 5th precept
Replies: 115
Views: 20037

Re: Selling medicine marijuana, is it violate the 5th precept

I'd like to offer a personal opinion regarding this. Marijuana CAN be medicine, just like Morphine CAN be medicine. Both can also be intoxicants. It's all about the intent of one's usage. If you are using Morphine to treat severe pain, and not using it to get high, then it is not a violation of the ...
by Sambojjhanga
Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: The erosion of America's freedoms - its all our fault!
Replies: 34
Views: 3696

Re: The erosion of America's freedoms - its all our fault!

I do believe that, as TiltBillings said, that many Repbulicans/right-wing types absolutely dislike "people of color" and that this is what is behind this vehement hatred of Obama by the right. Personally, I'm disgusted by Obama's cow-towing to Wallstreet and the Corporatacracy, so I'm not really a h...
by Sambojjhanga
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Re: Greetings from San Diego, California

David N. Snyder wrote:Nice avatar!

:hello: Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
:buddha1:
David, thank you very much...I just realized that I have your book, The Complete Book of Buddha's Lists - Explained

I'm enjoying it very much, thank you for writing it.
by Sambojjhanga
Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Re: Greetings from San Diego, California

Wow, thanks for the warm welcome, everyone! I'm really honored :anjali: :group:
by Sambojjhanga
Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Re: Greetings from San Diego, California

Nice to meet you, too, marc.

Not yet, though it is my fondest wish to visit Wat Metta.
by Sambojjhanga
Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Re: Greetings from San Diego, California

Hello LonesomeYogurt, and thanks for the welcome!

Yes indeed, I have that particular book by Ven. Buddhadasa and share your enthusiasm for it.
by Sambojjhanga
Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from San Diego, California
Replies: 22
Views: 4084

Greetings from San Diego, California

Hello! This is my first post on this forum, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to introduce myself. I have been "on the path" since I was about 10 years old and saw the Great Buddha of Kamakura (Japan) and became fascinated by the serene look on the statue of the Master Gotama's face. At various ...