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by retrofuturist
Mon May 04, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Can Killing a Living Being Ever Be an Act of Compassion?
Replies: 11
Views: 2497

Re: Can Killing a Living Being Ever Be an Act of Compassion?

Greetings Chris, Thoughts? My thoughts are that there are exceptions to the rule, even if they're not formally listed in a particular Abhidhamma matrix. For example, what about cases where arahants blamelessly "use the knife"? This is an exception that breaks the rule and once the rule is shown not ...
by retrofuturist
Mon May 04, 2009 9:18 am
Forum: Suggestion box
Topic: Managing Subscriptions
Replies: 2
Views: 780

Re: Managing Subscriptions

Greetings,

We haven't been able to get the e-mail server @ Dhamma Wheel working yet... thus the subscriptions aren't working at present.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Mon May 04, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Suitable meditation techniques/subjects for panic disorders
Replies: 10
Views: 1859

Suitable meditation techniques/subjects for panic disorders

Greetings, As a pre-cursor, a quick note to let you know I'm not seeking medical advice or anything along those lines. I'm interested in Buddhist responses, based on Buddhist logic.... A couple of people I know have diagnosed anxiety disorders, but neither of them are currently able to see the conne...
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Speech & feathers
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Re: Speech & feathers

Greetings Journey,
Journey wrote:Is it possible to make amends in accordance with the Dhamma?
You can't undo the evil of the past, but you can do good now and in the future.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Is Mahayana perspective useful for Theravada practitioners?
Replies: 98
Views: 13164

Re: Is Mahayana perspective useful for Theravada practitioners?

Greetings, Please be mindful of the following from the... Terms Of Service http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Members are expected to self-moderate, being mindful of the adage that 'behaviour breeds behaviour'. Mutual respect and friendli...
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: A warm hello to all...
Replies: 6
Views: 518

Re: A warm hello to all...

Greetings Demarous,

Thank you for the intro, and good luck in sorting out your current meditation issues.

:meditate:

Nice to see you here.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Tentative Hello...
Replies: 9
Views: 1434

Re: Tentative Hello...

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :hello: Also, in case you didn't know, we now have a Mahayana/Vajrayana version of Dhamma Wheel at... Dharma Wheel http://www.dharmawheel.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ... so feel free to ask your HHDL-related questions there! Metta, Retro...
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 7:28 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 1512

Re: Greetings

Greetings Nibbida,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 3:16 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: New World Record
Replies: 29
Views: 3764

Re: New World Record

Greetings,

Hmmm... would it be easier to join your family members onto Dhamma Wheel.

:jumping:

... or would that be cheating?

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: New World Record
Replies: 29
Views: 3764

Re: New World Record

:jumping:

Cool... I look forward to it, and encourage others to break your new world record!

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 1:37 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Miscellaneous Photos
Replies: 75
Views: 38594

Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Thanks Ben.

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sun May 03, 2009 12:56 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Miscellaneous Photos
Replies: 75
Views: 38594

Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Greetings Ben,
Ben wrote:If you are ever driving to Bendigo, apparently there is a Buddha shop on the way in Malmsbury.
Any info you can find out about this would be appreciated... if I'm out that way again, I'll certainly be interested in checking it out!

Metta,
Retro. :)
by retrofuturist
Sat May 02, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Trouble settling...
Replies: 21
Views: 4665

Re: Trouble settling...

Greetings Demarous, Welcome to Dhamma Wheel, by the way! :hello: What kind of meditation are you working on? Also, I'm going to move this topic for you into the Meditation forum in the hope of getting it in front of the attention of some of Dhamma Wheel's more experienced meditators. Best wishes. Me...
by retrofuturist
Sat May 02, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6109
Views: 503147

Re: the great rebirth debate

Greetings Christopher:::, What do you all think of this view? http://www.urbandharma.org/udharma/heaven.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; To me it doesn't sound congruent with the link Retro provided. I'll admit I only skim-read it but it seems alright to me. It's important to be a...
by retrofuturist
Fri May 01, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How do monks in non-Buddhist countries obtain food, etc?
Replies: 47
Views: 6594

Re: How do monks in non-Buddhist countries obtain food, etc?

Greetings bhante,

Do you mean if they have an assistant taking care of the actual transactions etc.?

Metta,
Retro. :)