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by JeffR
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: giving someone alcohol - breach of sila?
Replies: 19
Views: 2873

Re: giving someone alcohol - breach of sila?

There are times when a choice must be made as to which action will be the least harmful.
by JeffR
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Do you find Hinayana offensive?
Replies: 241
Views: 28299

Re: Do you find Hinayana offensive?

Yes.

Although the sadness I feel is in compassion for the ignorance of the user.
by JeffR
Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:03 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: "The Broken Buddha" by Ven.Dhammika and other scandals
Replies: 365
Views: 80592

Re: "The Broken Buddha" by Ven. S. Dhammika

I will say though, that it's not just that one Thai temple, there's also a local Sri Lankan temple that is pretty much all Sri Lankan with almost no Westerners. This is the problem I'm talking about. Temples that serve one ethnic group and only cater to that culture. I'm not saying that it's imposs...
by JeffR
Sun Nov 22, 2009 3:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 10
Views: 927

Re: Hi

Here's another link:

http://www.arrowriver.ca/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

A good place to consider when you are ready for a retreat. The location is in Ontario near Thunder Bay.

-Jeff
by JeffR
Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Jeff from Minnesota
Replies: 5
Views: 941

Jeff from Minnesota

Just found this site a couple days ago. I'm Recognizing a number of posters from E-Sangha. Will be dropping in now and then, look forward to some good discussions.

-Jeff