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by EmptyShadow
Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Adhiṭṭhāna - what are you determined to achieve?
Replies: 36
Views: 3633

Re: Adhiṭṭhāna - what are you determined to achieve?

I resolve to meditate at least 8 hours a day for the next 8 days, starting from tomorrow. And to abstain from some of the sensual pleasures in that time.

:meditate:
by EmptyShadow
Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Sati and the mind-made body
Replies: 43
Views: 3444

Re: Sati and the mind-made body

As i understand Freawaru was asking how to develop sati in something he cant stop from occuring.
I dont see why you guys blame him for obsessions and clinging. :popcorn:
by EmptyShadow
Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: The great honourable Mor
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: The great honourable Mor

Good story. :clap:
by EmptyShadow
Fri Feb 18, 2011 2:34 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Ajahn Jumnien and Phra Woody
Replies: 5
Views: 1317

Re: Ajahn Jumnien and Phra Woody

Moggalana wrote:Ajahn Jumnien. From Jack Kornfield's book Living Buddhist Masters (Modern Buddhist masters).

Very wise and inspiring teachings.

:namaste:
by EmptyShadow
Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Why not ordain?
Replies: 130
Views: 18038

Re: Why not ordain?

:focus: I guess i 'm not ordained for several reasons, and the main is that over the years when i was younger i developed something like sociophobia.I feel unease when i'm around ppl i dont know, and having to talk with strangers is usualy painful for me, i dont feel like sharing my views or talking...
by EmptyShadow
Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Dhammaloka Forum
Replies: 36
Views: 3143

Re: Dhammaloka Forum

I dont know what kind of issues thay had in their forum before, but this registration requirements seems to me a little extreme. What if someone wishes to eneter in a real monastery just to pay respect to the Buddha or to ask some questions, will he be send away if he doesnt want to give his full na...
by EmptyShadow
Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Wat Dhammakaya
Replies: 938
Views: 124153

Re: Wat Dhammakaya

Graham, just to let you know that your avatar is little too big and it cuts off the beginning of the sentences on your posts.