English translation of the statement on bhikkhuni ordination: (by google translator, not the best, but much faster than I could do)Vardali wrote:Here you go, the statement of the associatione/society concerning bhikkhuni ordination in the Thai traditionpilgrim wrote:--
Pls give us the link anyway. I don't know german but sometimes can roughly make out what a phrase says.
Thanks to the conservation and preservation of the tradition in the Asian countries, Buddhism has arrived in its monastic form in the West. But shows 2500 years after the extinction of the Awakened that the purity change is no longer visible anywhere in the original form. There is a growing structural divergence from the original Dhamma-Vinaya clearly have established themselves over the centuries. It is fair to go so far as to say that, in the important areas of interaction of the four meetings is no longer the Dhamma-Vinaya is the sole authority, but hierarchical structures, people and even state-supporting institutions have their say, which is located at more Machtenfaltung and maintaining power than in the exercise of the doctrine of the sublime. The examples are numerous.
The association Buddhist forest monastery would hereby clearly distance themselves from those traditionally grown variations of Buddhism and their representatives.
Basically noted that most conflicts within the Sangha, as well as conflicts with non-ordained to be a reversal of the actual teaching, the true refuge for all Buddhists - the very Dhamma-Vinaya are lead back.
The Association would therefore like to encourage a salutary return to the Dhamma-Vinaya, to this country can beat the Buddhism in his scholarly way, from the sublime root. This is only possible if the four meetings (monks, nuns, laypeople and lay supporters) from the sublime ENVISAGED fulfill their obligations.
D16: "I'm Not, Evil, completely extinguished, do not mean to monks, nuns, my, my lay followers, be my listeners and supporters lay listeners are educated, restrained, fearless, skilled, bearers of the doctrine, teaching, and knowing's advice , acting with a reasonable approach to teaching. Until they explain that they have learned from their own teacher, recite, adopted, justified, may explain, analyze, erect to proclaim to refute false teachings created with the help of the doctrine, once they have disproved (it) proclaim it the overriding lesson. "
These words of the Master shortly before its final extinction are clear. We are committed to ensuring that it is not by ordained as well as by-ordained to be implemented.
The cooperation and harmony of the four meetings is the only way to unlock the true Dhamma of the Exalted in this country really grow and thrive in its original form to.
M 73: "Because Bhikkhunis and monks, dressed in white lay followers and supporters dressed in white lay people, both those that a celibate life cause, as well as those who are enjoying sensual pleasure, are successful in this Dhamma, this holy life so fully in this regard.
As Gangesfluß moves towards the sea to the sea draws in the direction of the sea flows and extends to the sea, it also moves Master Gotama Folgschaft to their homelessness and their householders to Nibbana, is coming to Nibbana, which flows towards Nibbana, and extends up to Nibbana. "
It is our statutory objective to support an original Buddhism, in which modesty, honesty, sound knowledge and renunciation of the consumption patterns in the foreground.
The fact that the German legal system makes it necessary for supporting associations monasteries, were offered by the precious opportunity to return to a period marked by mutual respect and a strong knowledge culture of communication in order.
For the purposes of the Buddha was neither a hierarchical system nor a democratic decision-making process, but decisions have been taken fully equals in a consensus. (The consensus means the agreement of people, mostly within a group, regarding a certain topic without covert or overt opposition.)
We, the Forest Monastery Association to invite the Sangha for his involvement in creating the Buddha Dhamma in this country a home and each of the meetings four times so as to instruct, educate and empower everyone's ability to carry out their assigned roles from the sublime. We ask the Buddhists in the home life, not just its role as a material supporter of the Sangha ready and passionate exercise, but also fulfill their function as reported in the Vinaya knowledgeable companions of monks and Bhikkhunis too.
We call on the Sangha to help us due to a profound sense of gratitude for the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha and the benefits springing responsibility to avert any kind of danger or harm to the Three Jewels. That unites us all as) Kalyanamitta (good friends. Only if we treat each other in that sense, it can be their own progress and Lehrnachfolge conducive to the sublime.
S 42, 7: "There is a house father, a plowman, three fields: one field is the best, a field is mediocre, a field is scanty, karst, salt, and has poor soil. What do you think Head: When this family man who wants to sow Plowman, in which field he would make the first sowing at the best, the mediocre or poor, limestone, salt with the bad earth? "
"If, sir, this house had the Plowman sow, wants, then he would first order the best field. After he has planted there, he would order a mediocre field. After he has planted there, he might also order the sparse, limestone, salt field with poor soil. And why? It could nevertheless be cattle feed.
"Just here the best field, so are my monks and nuns. I show them the lesson that propitiated at the beginning, in the middle pacified, appeased at the end, lay senseless and quite literally the purified, fully enlightened Brahma change dar. And why? This pause, Superintendent, with me as an island, used to protect, shelter, a refuge.
Just as the middle field, superintendent, my followers and supporters. Even where I lay out the doctrine, which propitiated at the beginning, the middle pacified, appeased at the end, lay senseless and quite literally the purified, fully enlightened Brahma dar. change and why? This pause, Superintendent, with me as an island, used to protect, shelter, a refuge.
Just as the poor, limestone, salt field with poor soil are my andersfährtigen ascetics, Brahmins and pilgrims. Also where do I see the lesson that propitiated at the beginning, the middle pacified, appeased at the end, lay senseless and quite literally the purified, fully enlightened Brahma change dar. And why? Even if they only understand a sentence, so long as they would redound to the welfare and well-being. "