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by danieLion
Fri May 27, 2011 8:21 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: Paid dhamma teachers
Replies: 59
Views: 8777

Re: Paid dhamma teachers

I do not know if my perception is typcial but as a newcomer it turns me off.
by danieLion
Fri May 27, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Goenka technique
Replies: 132
Views: 25192

Re: Goenka technique

thanx again everbody. Does anyone do suttanta method retreats?
by danieLion
Fri May 27, 2011 1:41 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Goenka technique
Replies: 132
Views: 25192

Re: Goenka technique

Thankx guys. What y'all wrote and the acesstoinsight link are very clarifying especially the FAQ question "Is Vipassana the same as Theravada?" at http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/bullitt/bfaq.html#vipassana" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;. Are there advantages to retreats i...
by danieLion
Thu May 26, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Goenka technique
Replies: 132
Views: 25192

Re: Goenka technique

Thanks Retrofuturist. Good explanation. I am looking at the sub forum too which is clarifying also.
by danieLion
Thu May 26, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Goenka technique
Replies: 132
Views: 25192

Re: Goenka technique

In a different thread, Retro offered a comment that intrigued me: I too have done a 10-day Goenka course (May 2007, I think) and it was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, even if my practice now is more specifically aligned to the suttas than it is to Mr. Goenka's technique. sorry gu...
by danieLion
Thu May 26, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Goenka technique
Replies: 132
Views: 25192

Re: Goenka technique

probably a dumb question. i thought vipassana was form Theravada but this topic makes me think that's wrong (i am looking at places around Porltand OR and there is a Goenka center an hour and half from here)
by danieLion
Wed May 25, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Oregonian
Replies: 12
Views: 1402

Re: Oregonian

thanks guys.. i will look at the subforum retrofuturist...Monkey Mind and Beneath The Wheel, yes in P-Town. i don't know any Buddhists here. i know there are places to go but noy much more
by danieLion
Wed May 25, 2011 4:56 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Oregonian
Replies: 12
Views: 1402

Oregonian

I'm new to this site, buddhism, etc... don't know what more to say. oh i'm shy ('til i warm up)
Daniel