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by appicchato
Thu Jan 01, 2009 2:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Drolma
Replies: 9
Views: 1255

Re: Hi from Drolma

Welcome Drolma...and a Happy New Year to you... ;)

May we progress together in becoming 'well versed' in the Dhamma...

Take care,
Appicchato Bhikkhu
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Visual: Non-time-delineated model of Dependent Origination
Replies: 74
Views: 9066

Re: Visual: Non-time-delineated model of Dependent Origination

Excellent Paul... In the 'Nama' segment it's broken down into five different categories...this is a new one on me, as it is usually defined as consisting of the four mental groups...feeling, perception, mental formations, and consciousness...just wondering a little where you came up with the three b...
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Incense - Yes or No
Replies: 20
Views: 4388

Re: Incense - Yes or No

It's an intregal part of the program where I am (in a wat in Thailand)...it is lit before every ceremony going, usually three sticks (a single stick at a funeral) , both communally and individualy...all the time...to represent (I believe) the Triple Gem....it's nice, as mentioned, for the fragrance,...
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:38 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Ben
Replies: 10
Views: 2848

Re: Hi from Ben

Greetings Ben,

Retro reflects my sentiments as well...good to see you here... ;)

Appicchato Bhikkhu
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:19 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Avatar information
Replies: 3
Views: 1701

Re: Avatar information

Thanks David...I was wondering what was happening...although reducing it to 202 pixels wasn't enough, I had to go to 170 to be close to the line...I think this will apply to everyone...you may want to edit the maximum number... Take care...and a Happy New Year to you and your family...I'm sure Vegas...
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Dhammanando
Replies: 10
Views: 3293

Re: Hello from Dhammanando

Indeed, here we go again...welcome friend...

I've enjoyed, and benefited considerably reading your erudite posts on E-Sangha...thank you...

Wishing you peace, contentment, and progress on your path in 2009...

Appicchato Bhikkhu
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:31 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from the Land of Smiles...
Replies: 5
Views: 1443

Greetings from the Land of Smiles...

Hello... :D

I'm a(n American) monk living in Thailand...placidly (and gratefully) leading a very content life studying and practicing the Dhamma...

Wishing each of us peace, contentment, and progress on our path...

Be well... ;)
by appicchato
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from TheDhamma
Replies: 17
Views: 2465

Re: Hi from TheDhamma

Thank you David, it's good to be here...and a Happy New Year to you and your family...