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by Lobsang Jinpa
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Queensland, Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: Hello from Queensland, Australia

:hi: have you set up your stall yet? :smile: What do you plan on selling . . . it is OK to sell spiritual supplies. In fact it equates to right livelihood . . . Unless you are a Buddhist mega corp . . . :smile: Haha! A Buddhist mega corp isn't on the cards. I haven't set up a stall yet. To be hones...
by Lobsang Jinpa
Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Consciousness and awareness terminology
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

Re: Consciousness and awareness terminology

My knowledge of such things is limited, so I shall refer to the Explanation of the Presentation of Objects and Object-Possessors as well as Awarenesses and Knowers by Purbuchok Jampa Gyatso. (Trans. by Elizabeth Napper) I have heard that an awareness is a type of object-possessor . With the other ty...
by Lobsang Jinpa
Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New user from America
Replies: 11
Views: 1539

Re: New user from America

Hello, and thanks for joining us here. :smile:
by Lobsang Jinpa
Fri Sep 14, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Queensland, Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: Hello from Queensland, Australia

Thanks Jikai. :smile:
by Lobsang Jinpa
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:03 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Queensland, Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: Hello from Queensland, Australia

Thanks Chris!

Glad to see there's a few fellow Queenslanders around.
by Lobsang Jinpa
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Back online and upgraded!
Replies: 48
Views: 8603

Re: Back online and upgraded!

Virgo wrote:Oh the site was down... I haven't been banned after all. :tongue:
That was my concern at first. I was left wondering what I had said that could have been so offensive to earn a ban.

I'm glad that wasn't the case, and glad that the forum is back up and running. :)
by Lobsang Jinpa
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Gelug
Topic: Lamrim texts
Replies: 13
Views: 2001

Re: Lamrim texts

The first Lamrim text that I encountered was The Jewel Ornament of Liberation.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Jewel-Ornamen ... 1559390921
by Lobsang Jinpa
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Why did you choose Buddhism?
Replies: 98
Views: 11591

Re: Why did you choose Buddhism?

Actually, I'm a little fuzzy on how I came across Buddhism. I grew up in a family that wasn't overly religious. We were Lutherans, and almost always went to church on Sundays when I was a kid. My parents kindly paid to have my final years of high school done at a Christian, co-ed, boarding school. I...
by Lobsang Jinpa
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Queensland, Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: Hello from Queensland, Australia

Thanks for the welcome. :thanks:
by Lobsang Jinpa
Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Queensland, Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Hello from Queensland, Australia

Hello everyone. I hope this post finds you all well. :)

It's been a while since I've participated in a Buddhist discussion forum, but am looking forward to doing so again.

I don't have much to say at the moment, other than I am happy to have found this site.