Other Nichiren forums?

Other Nichiren forums?

Postby nichirenista » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:04 am

Does anyone here have suggestions for other Nichiren forums? Thanks. :twothumbsup:
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby rory » Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:06 am

Nichirenista; Sorry but such well-known posters as Queequeg and others have migrated here. So I'd say this is the active Nichiren forum unless you go to a yahoo Nichiren group (but I think yahoo groups are closing down....)
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby nichirenista » Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:32 am

Thanks anyway. :)
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby Myoho-Nameless » Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:20 pm

Its sad, we are so small in number within an already minority religion that we must piggyback off the Himalayan Buddhists and be subject to their sensibilities and interference. We have some of our own unique issues and happenings but we cannot discuss them in our own way.

On the other hand, I am grateful for Dharma Wheel and we all should be.

Karma.
Peace is a lie, there is only passion.
Through passion, I gain strength.
Through strength, I gain power.
Through power, I gain victory.
Through victory, my chains are broken.
The Force shall free me.-The Sith Code
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby nichirenista » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:34 am

My thought exactly. And why, by the way, isn't there a Nichiren forum?
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby Myoho-Nameless » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:51 am

Myself, Masaru, Queequeg, and illaraza (other people probably deserve to be named) were the last active members of the nichiren sangha, which was founded by user MarkP, who had a stroke and was unable to continue to keep it up. Queequeg held it up for some time after, but in the end, it was too small, there were few active consistent members, it had run it's course.

There were others, but for myself I cannot talk about them as I did not belong to them, before my interest in nichiren Buddhism. We are just small is all. Though these things are also moving towards things like social media.
Peace is a lie, there is only passion.
Through passion, I gain strength.
Through strength, I gain power.
Through power, I gain victory.
Through victory, my chains are broken.
The Force shall free me.-The Sith Code
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby Masaru » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:46 am

Myoho-Nameless wrote:Its sad, we are so small in number within an already minority religion that we must piggyback off the Himalayan Buddhists and be subject to their sensibilities and interference. We have some of our own unique issues and happenings but we cannot discuss them in our own way.

On the other hand, I am grateful for Dharma Wheel and we all should be.


Speaking of gratitude, some jerk named Queenqeg or whatever has a site that he operates from Silent Hill NJ. Maybe we should check it out.

But seriously. Upasaka Queequeg has been a firm pillar of the Nichiren community for a long time and has had his site operational since before MarkP's ichinensanzen.org went down. We just never went.
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Re: Other Nichiren forums?

Postby Queequeg » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:09 am

Thanks for the shout out, M. I didn't mention my site because eyes on the site might guilt trip me into following through with my professed plans. Lol.
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