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by Georgei
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Saptparm Cave and the First Buddhist Council
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Saptparm Cave and the First Buddhist Council

Just wanted to share this ... Thought it was pretty cool.. Saptparni Cave-where the first Buddhist council was held after Buddha died (paranirvana). Saptparni Cave, also referred to as Saptaparni Cave or Sattapani Cave, is a Buddhist cave site about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) southwest from Rajgir, Bihar...
by Georgei
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Making changes.
Replies: 7
Views: 893

Re: Making changes.

Hello dialectbird .. I am brand spanking new, so take my comments with a grain of salt.. I was one prior to about a week ago who did not truly believe there is a hell.. Now that I have read about the six realms of which include Naraka-gati ( hell ), I have changed my mind.. I also have had inappropr...
by Georgei
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: East Asian Buddhism
Topic: Mie Prefecture shrine association gets license to grow cannabis for Shinto rituals
Replies: 22
Views: 1728

Re: Mie Prefecture shrine association gets license to grow cannabis for Shinto rituals

I am a legal medicinal cannabis grower, but have ceased taking in any form of THC because I just can't see how it can contribute towards my practicing Buddhism, and or especially meditation. Being stoned and trying to meditate just will not work for me.. I prefer a clear head.. A little off topic, b...
by Georgei
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Airway Heights Washington
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Re: Hello From Airway Heights Washington

Thank you !
by Georgei
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Airway Heights Washington
Replies: 5
Views: 445

Hello From Airway Heights Washington

Hello all... I find myself being drawn once again to learn about, and try to make Buddhism a part of my life somehow. At first glance it seems quite complex, so trying to find an entry into it that simply feels right. Keeping things simple so to speak as I sort of find my way. A few years ago I did ...

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