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by bhante dhamma
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Giving With One's Own Hand
Replies: 15
Views: 2316

Re: Giving With One's Own Hand

interesting discussion and a good question, I remember reading somewhere in the suttas probably the book of the fives that the buddha aside from explicitly stating that you should give gifts with your own hand, you shouldn't give gifts causally..as a monk i noticed it makes a difference....I.e if th...
by bhante dhamma
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Alms-giving to what seems like a corrupt temple in my city
Replies: 11
Views: 2103

Re: Alms-giving to what seems like a corrupt temple in my city

from what i've seen the dana system is a double edged sword, ideally its perfect, the laity get the opportunity to develop 'kusala dhamma's' and the samanas can uae it to develeop 'indriya samvara'. But as always it gets back to how its done, the intentions and mind states on both sides determines t...
by bhante dhamma
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Luang Por Liem in Brazil !!!
Replies: 22
Views: 5978

Re: Luang Por Liem in Brazil !!!

there is a monastery in brazil...?
by bhante dhamma
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: The Buddha Said...
Replies: 11
Views: 2708

Re: The Buddha Said...

hi dhamma-mitra's, had a sutta running through my mind but cant remember the name/no...all I can recollect is that it is talking about a monk(s) becoming sad when laypeople are sad etc..mybe a sutta to do with types of monks...ie A.N 4..does it ring a bell anyone..?
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Mahashi [and other Satipatthana/Samadhi development methods] vs sutta [and contemplating higher teachings] (explained) -
Replies: 301
Views: 21985

Re: Mahashi [and other Satipatthana/Samadhi development methods] vs sutta [and contemplating higher teachings] (explaine

I met and.lived with a monk.in the luan poh Mun trdaditon who has made public.statements about his mind -after a certain point in his prctice- experiwncing a peace that has from that point never changed ..amazing!!..and interestingly enough I once had the gaull to ask that Ven. about why it seemed i...
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Buddhism in Indonesia
Replies: 2
Views: 840

The sixth Mara

Namo Buddhaya Hi pilgrim, yes i live in Indonesia but am from Auz, where i live in Lombok - yes its most thai dhammyut tradition- but there are other nikaya/sanghas as well. There is the usual Burmese Mahasi/Goenka tradition, and a soon to be built Pa Auk forest Wat (West Java), actually there is al...
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: monastic chat room
Replies: 3
Views: 1121

monastic chat room

Hi I was wondering if we?/you guys would permit a chat/forum for us monastics..?
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: The Buddha Said...
Replies: 11
Views: 2708

Re: The Buddha Said...

samyutta 10..? mist be p.t.s numbering, still cant find the name.of the samyutta or sutta, got a.other one...

sutta name for the quote The Buddha Said his teaching is 'not a close fisted doctrine'
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Disabled person ordaining
Replies: 10
Views: 1926

Re: Disabled person ordaining

it depends on the upajjhaya' when I lived in thailnd there was a onk candidate who had aids, caused a big stir, anothrr monk I know had only 9 fingrs, etc, also there is a story of a dwarf with abhinya powers in the canon, it depends on a few things..
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: The Buddha Said...
Replies: 11
Views: 2708

The Buddha Said...

hi sometimes I read or hear some dhamma and sometimes.i'm either to lazy to find an exact location in the canon, or.maybe others can use this thread to veify what they hear/see on sosial media, like yesterdyay I watched a dhamma talk on the net in which it was said ...'the buddha.said anapanasati.is...
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: name change
Replies: 5
Views: 1913

Re: name change

every time I try to pit pic on.my profile it says its.too big..can anybody help
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: name change
Replies: 5
Views: 1913

Re: name change

hi modi's I guess that answers my question....can y change my name to bhante dhamma,

namo buddhaya
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Remove the beer-clinking emoticon
Replies: 45
Views: 14440

Re: Remove the beer-clinking emoticon

another thought..., since its.a buddhist forum...I think its logical that it reflects.buddhist.ideals, culture and iconogrphy, so the emojis I.think should.reflect the buddha and his dispensation as much as possible and minimalise.the ever encoraching 'loka' or world, but increasing the number of.bu...
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Remove the beer-clinking emoticon
Replies: 45
Views: 14440

Re: Remove the beer-clinking emoticon

'O.monks there are two kinds.of.perception,....to be avandoned.and to be cultivated,' my initial 'perception' was whoa emoji overload..I.e papanca sanna, is a tricky one, in terms.of smadhai.and.dhamma.in general, the less on offer the better for ones.citta
by bhante dhamma
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Monks and Lay users
Replies: 10
Views: 2394

Re: Monks and Lay users

hi.ima monk and recently thought, makes.sense to.have a name.that reflects.my 'bhava' bit I tried to edit my profile name and.can't..anyone can help..