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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by Ngawang Drolma. » Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:35 am

I'd like to welcome Heruka to our team at Dharma Wheel. You might also know him as Sherab Zangpo from Buddha Chat or The Buddhist Lounge. I have great admiration for Heruka, and I'm very pleased that he's going to be involved with this lovely new dharma gem in an ocean of web sites. He is patient, level-headed, compassionate, and kind. And he has a whole lot of knowledge of dharma.

Welcome to Dharma Wheel Heruka, thanks for joining us!

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Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by retrofuturist » Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:05 am

Greetings,

A few updates on things over at Dharma Wheel...

* Heruka has since stepped down as a moderator, and has now been replaced by sraddha
* Ngawang Drolma has stepped down as an administrator due to time commitments, but still provides input as a founding member

Aside from those two "stepping downs", things are actually going really well. If you have an interest in Mahayana and/or Vajrayana Buddhism, do come over and visit!

:D

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"One discerns wrong view as wrong view, and right view as right view. This is one's right view." (MN 117)

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by Ngawang Drolma. » Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:54 pm

Hi all,

You know how samsara is, constant flux and constant change.

After a brief sabbatical I've rejoined the staff at Dharma Wheel as an Administrator, at your service.

I'm pleased to be back. Thanks to all who understood my need for a breather and supported the idea!

Best wishes,
Drolma

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Post by DNS » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:12 pm

Welcome back!

Good to have you back!

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by thornbush » Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:52 am

Oh Dakini-la,

So that's why u were red again huh? :tongue:
Congrats :jumping:

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Post by Ngawang Drolma. » Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:20 am

thornbush wrote:Oh Dakini-la,

So that's why u were red again huh? :tongue:
Congrats :jumping:
I am red again! Woohoo! :toast:

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by Virgo » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:54 pm

Dan74 wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:Passed that stage? Of course that is why there is a Mahayana forum. :thinking:
Or perhaps it should be "Megayana", eh? :jumping:

PS Just trying to :stirthepot: or live up to the reputation! Sorry - time to :toilet: !
In fact, it is Vajrayana where the "mega" is introduced.

Mahayana has nothing to practice outside of the Six Perfections which takes eons to fulfill to the stage of even a Mahayana stream-entrant (eigth-stage bodhisattva). The result is stil mega though, though all Aryan results are mega, of course.

Kevin

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by Dan74 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 1:40 am

Virgo wrote:
Dan74 wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:Passed that stage? Of course that is why there is a Mahayana forum. :thinking:
Or perhaps it should be "Megayana", eh? :jumping:

PS Just trying to :stirthepot: or live up to the reputation! Sorry - time to :toilet: !
In fact, it is Vajrayana where the "mega" is introduced.

Mahayana has nothing to practice outside of the Six Perfections which takes eons to fulfill to the stage of even a Mahayana stream-entrant (eigth-stage bodhisattva). The result is stil mega though, though all Aryan results are mega, of course.

Kevin
Hi Kevin,

That's different to my understanding. Enlightenment is possible in this lifetime, according to the tradition I practice in. But if I continue to spend lots of time on the web, it may indeed take aeons! :smile:
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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by retrofuturist » Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:41 am

Greetings,

Some off-topic discussion has been moved to...

Are many lifetimes of paramitta development needed to be aryan?
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3740" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"One discerns wrong view as wrong view, and right view as right view. This is one's right view." (MN 117)

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by DNS » Mon Jan 31, 2011 2:13 am

Check out the new format and colors for our sister site Dharma Wheel

http://www.dharmawheel.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

It now has a very similar to look to what we have here, with the color scheme over there more maroon and gold (Mahayana colors) and more orange / saffron and yellow here for Theravada.

My son did most of the work. He's much more tech-savvy than me.

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by Kim OHara » Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:23 am

David N. Snyder wrote:Check out the new format and colors for our sister site Dharma Wheel

http://www.dharmawheel.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

It now has a very similar to look to what we have here, with the color scheme over there more maroon and gold (Mahayana colors) and more orange / saffron and yellow here for Theravada.

My son did most of the work. He's much more tech-savvy than me.
I haven't the time to browse just now but it looks good - congrats to all involved.
If someone asked what I would change if I could (they haven't, so this is purely gratuitous!), I would ask for an adjustment to the colour gradient in the banner. On my screen, at least, it goes from the nice maroon into a greenish yellow and that green tinge doesn't go with any of the other yellows on the page ...
:juggling:
Just trying to make a good thing even better. Feel free to ignore me.
:namaste:
Kim

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Re: Dharma Wheel -- Mahayana forum

Post by mikenz66 » Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:42 am

Kim O'Hara wrote: If someone asked what I would change if I could (they haven't, so this is purely gratuitous!), I would ask for an adjustment to the colour gradient in the banner. On my screen, at least, it goes from the nice maroon into a greenish yellow and that green tinge doesn't go with any of the other yellows on the page ...
That gradient does look quite odd on my monitors as well. I'd ditch the gradient if it were my choice. (actually it is, I can block the banners with addblock :)).

Apart from that, I think it's great.

:anjali:
Mike

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