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by Ben
Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Ben - Global Moderator
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Re: Ben - Global Moderator

Thank you Retro, thank you TheDhamma for this opportunity to serve the sangha once again.
Bahujana hitaya, bahujana sukhaya
For the benefit of many, for the welfare of many
by Ben
Thu Jan 01, 2009 4:17 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: A Manual of the Excellent Man (bodhisatta path)
Replies: 64
Views: 12920

Re: A Manual of the Excellent Man

Hi Will I have read Ledi Sayadaw's work - like all of his works, brilliant but terse. His other works which are published under the title of 'Manuals of Dhamma' (available via www.pariyatti.com and www.dhammabooks.com) is also worthwhile ordering. I think Ledi Sayadaw a teacher who is considered to ...
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: New Year's Eve - what are you up to?
Replies: 12
Views: 2427

Re: New Year's Eve - what are you up to?

Hi again Happy New Years to you all! I've just seen in the New Years while emailing my friend Venerable Huifeng! Earlier in the evening another highlight of the night was at our friends house, my seven-year-old son and I were belting out 'Paranoid' by Black Sabbath on the Playstation 2 game 'Singsta...
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hi from jc...again
Replies: 5
Views: 1547

Re: hi from jc...again

Hi JC!
Great to see you made the move over!
Cheers

Ben
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Dhammanando
Replies: 10
Views: 3151

Re: Hello from Dhammanando

Thank you Ajahn for joining us. sayi labhea ṇivago sahayo sardhacare sas̱ovihari dhiro (*abhibhuya) sarvaṇi pariṣeaṇi carea ten' atamaṇa svad(*ima') If one should find a wise companion, a well-behaved, strong fellow, [then] (*overcoming) all dangers, one should wander along with him, satisfied at he...
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 5:52 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from TheDhamma
Replies: 17
Views: 2260

Re: Hi from TheDhamma

Hi David and thank you for hosting this site.
It is, indeed, a treasure.
Metta

Ben (ben oloughlin)
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 5:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Stuka
Replies: 9
Views: 2914

Re: Hello from Stuka

Hi Stuka!
Long time, no see!
Cheers

Ben
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 5:48 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from the Land of Smiles...
Replies: 5
Views: 1347

Re: Greetings from the Land of Smiles...

Sawasdee Venerable!
Its so good to see you here!
Metta
Ben
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Ben
Replies: 10
Views: 2641

Hi from Ben

Hi everyone Thanks David for starting the Dhamma Wheel and thanks to Retro for the invite. I'm a practitioner of vipassana meditation. My teacher is SN Goenka and I took refuge for the first tme in 1985. I would describe myself as a Theravadin and my interests - apart from meditation - include under...
by Ben
Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:34 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: New Year's Eve - what are you up to?
Replies: 12
Views: 2427

Re: New Year's Eve - what are you up to?

Hi Retro

We are going to our friends' house in Mt Helen for pizza and drinks which for me means an alcohol-free carbonated soft drink.
We'll leave early as we're keen for an early night.
Kind regards

Ben