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by altar
Sat Dec 12, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: mental illness
Replies: 29
Views: 6876

mental illness

Dear Dhamma Wheel, I find the some of the following, which I was once directed to in a thread, and appears in the terms of service, disheartening: -- Members who are suffering a serious mental illness should seek diagnosis and treatment from a qualified medical professional within their community. M...
by altar
Fri Nov 27, 2009 2:40 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hi
Replies: 3
Views: 903

hi

Hi all, My name is Zack and I am sort of a misplaced Buddhist at the moment. I'm in Cuttingsville, Vermont, which is near Rutland (though soon I may be moving to New York.) Does anyone know of any temples around Rutland? Theravada would be nice, but anything would be okay. Has anyone maybe been to a...
by altar
Wed Nov 25, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Doctor Prescribed Drugs
Replies: 22
Views: 3562

Re: Doctor Prescribed Drugs

Sanghamitta,
That is not necessarily true. You have never met his doctor. I have never met his doctor. I have met doctors who give horrible advice about taking medicines.
by altar
Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Burning Passions
Replies: 10
Views: 1442

Re: Burning Passions

There are some good meditation instructions on youtube. Search Ajahn Jayasaro meditation; and vsubhuti meditation.
Also some western monasteries have dhamma talks on their webpages you may want to listen to. They are not always meditation talks but reflective talks.
Zack