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by retrofuturist
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: Can you help me to help someone?
Replies: 12
Views: 2432

Re: Can you help me to help someone?

Greetings, The more suggestions the better The Power of Mindfulness An Inquiry into the Scope of Bare Attention and the Principal Sources of its Strength by Nyanaponika Thera http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/nyanaponika/wheel121.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Metta, Re...
by retrofuturist
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Attention parents
Replies: 27
Views: 3317

Re: Attention parents

Greetings, See also: Buddhism for the 21st Century Parent http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=149" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I also recommend the book... "Buddhism For Mothers" by Sarah Napthali http://books.google.com.au/books?id=tl3vxxH-mH8C&dq=%22buddhism+for+mothe...
by retrofuturist
Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Attention parents
Replies: 27
Views: 3317

Re: Attention parents

Greetings, It seems though like it's one big tantrum with an occasional break, rather than an occasional tantrum. Is that how other parents felt? My son never really did that. For the most part he's always been pretty placid, but can still have a "junior moment" every now and then, bursting into tea...
by retrofuturist
Wed Apr 22, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 647142

Re: Word Association Game

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by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Attention parents
Replies: 27
Views: 3317

Re: Attention parents

Greetings Drolma, What works for one kid, may not work for the next... just as it is with adults. Even the "terrible twos" which TheDhamma mentioned aren't a universal phenomenon. Further to Bhikkhu Pesala's good advice, keep trying to learn and understand what makes your daughter tick. Remember tha...
by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Help! need Meals for Bhikkhus - vegetarian
Replies: 23
Views: 3493

Re: Help! need Meals for Bhikkhus - vegetarian

Mrs. Retro's Ricotta Lasagna Ingredients: 9 sheets lasagna 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic (crushed) 1kg crushed tinned tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil salt pepper pinch of sugar 0.5kg ricotta 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups grated mozzarella salt pepper pinch of nutmeg Cook...
by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:44 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: mailing list mirror
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: mailing list mirror

Looks like we'll keep this one on the backburner for now.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:27 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 647142

Re: Word Association Game

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by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 647142

Re: Word Association Game

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by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Meditation and Ambition
Replies: 18
Views: 2656

Re: Meditation and Ambition

Greetings Ashitaka21, No one is saying you should "throw away" or reject anything. The point is that with the increased mindfulness and wisdom that arises through Buddhist practice and mental development, your mind ( of its own volition ) will no longer cling to worldly dreams, goals and aspirations...
by retrofuturist
Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 11969
Views: 647142

Re: Word Association Game

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by retrofuturist
Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Help! need Meals for Bhikkhus - vegetarian
Replies: 23
Views: 3493

Re: Help! need Meals for Bhikkhus - vegetarian

Greetings Ben,
Ben wrote:What do you think??
I think you should reconsider your Nigella exclusion! :o

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:00 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Vipassana Foundation
Replies: 10
Views: 2811

Re: Vipassana Foundation

Greetings David,

What's the "gold leaf" style thing over the Buddha?

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Help! need Meals for Bhikkhus - vegetarian
Replies: 23
Views: 3493

Re: Help! need Meals for Bhikkhus - vegetarian

Greetings Chris,

Mrs. Retro does a mighty fine ricotta lasagna... let me know if you'd like me to source the recipe.

:stirthepot:

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:22 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New sub forum - Shrine Room
Replies: 7
Views: 2585

Re: New sub forum - Shrine Room

Greetings Nathan, Let me know what kinda pic's would be good to post That's up to you.... whatever inspires you and may inspire others. and what would be a good size. Preferably no wider than the screen so as to not distort the way the topic is laid out... but that width differs depending on your sc...