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by Lotus108
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Scotland becomes 17th country to approve same-sex marriage
Replies: 126
Views: 7732

Re: Scotland becomes 17th country to approve same-sex marria

Liberal reforms of the 20th century produced unforeseen consequences. For instance, when many mothers entered the workforce in the 60s and 70s, crime rates subsequently increased. I would be very interested to see statistics to support that assertion. No, popular feminist values often hint at or ou...
by Lotus108
Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:30 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: And now it's Brazil.
Replies: 4
Views: 926

Re: And now it's Brazil.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22992410

Sadly, they are just reporting the first death, too.
by Lotus108
Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:24 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year
Replies: 53
Views: 7693

Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Greg, I'm so pleased that you are able to go on your retreat, and that the DW group is just so damned awesome! I also look forward to 10 days of glorious mayhem in your absence!
by Lotus108
Thu May 23, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Terminal Treatment
Replies: 19
Views: 1180

Re: Terminal Treatment

My condolences to you and your family. May your father's onward journey be calm, and his rebirth fortunate.
by Lotus108
Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Please pray for my Dad
Replies: 11
Views: 1549

Re: Please pray for my Dad

My deepest condolences for your loss, Yudron. May your father's onward journey be joyful. He was very blessed to have had you as his daughter.
by Lotus108
Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Heart goes out to Connecticut
Replies: 57
Views: 6125

Re: Heart goes out to Connecticut

Such suffering. Tara Mandala have just posted the following advice on Facebook: "Call to Practice for the Victims of Connecticut School Shooting: Today many of us learned of the horrific school shootings in Newton, CT where 26 people have been pronounced dead today, 20 of them young children between...
by Lotus108
Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Mingyur Rinpoche's letter from retreat
Replies: 11
Views: 1601

Re: Mingyur Rinpoche's letter from retreat

Wonderful! Thank you, Cone. :namaste:
by Lotus108
Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayers for Sen. McGovern
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: Prayers for Sen. McGovern

It's just been announced that Senator George has died:
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His opposition to the Vietnam war was resolute and tireless.

Om mani padme hum.
by Lotus108
Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayers for Geshe Phende
Replies: 5
Views: 1003

Re: Prayers for Geshe Phende

May the transplant be successful, and may the donor's family take comfort from this most special of gifts. :namaste:
by Lotus108
Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Best meditation for my circumstance? Maybe someone can help?
Replies: 15
Views: 2762

Re: Best meditation for my circumstance? Maybe someone can help?

I'm sorry you are suffering so much. Chronic pain and loss are very, very challenging teachers. I would definitely second the Kabat-Zin recommendation. Also, do you have a teacher who you could speak to, and who could recommend specific practices? I would also agree with the suggestion to help other...
by Lotus108
Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Death at Tibetan Buddhist meditation retreat in Arizona
Replies: 433
Views: 40179

Re: Death at Tibetan Buddhist meditation retreat in Arizona

Elephant Journal has just put up an essay by Michael Roach describing his geshe training:
http://www.elephantjournal.com/2012/06/ ... ael-roach/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Lotus108
Mon May 28, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Staying in Tibet for a few months
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: Staying in Tibet for a few months

I would ask a Tibetan Lama living the U.S.A. who has connections there. (Tibet ~ The Golden City) Also, your personal safety would be a concern. Also be aware of the safety of the monastics too, and the impact of your presence. As the situation in Tibet is so fragile in Tibet at present, especially...