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by the seafarer
Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

Not particularly, in the sense that I try to play whatever hand I'm dealt with equanimity, but without actively looking for trouble.

Are animals only driven by instinct?
by the seafarer
Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

Yes, especially when I can see both sides of an argument and both are true, to a certain extent.

Do you have a keen eye for details?
by the seafarer
Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

No, but I try to eat what my body needs and causes as little harm as possible to other beings and myself.

Do you talk in your sleep?
by the seafarer
Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

Not at the moment.

Do you like cottage cheese?
by the seafarer
Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

No, I find them fascinating

Do you have any allergies?
by the seafarer
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: The jar of life
Replies: 3
Views: 1578

Re: The jar of life

I was reminded of this old story after reading some posts here on the forums. Somebody pointed out that to some Buddhists Dharma means embracing a path of renunciation because of certain choices they make, while other Buddhists make different choices altogether, and that all got me thinking. At the ...
by the seafarer
Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

Oh, yes.

Would the world be a better place if conflicts were solved through a game of chess?
by the seafarer
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: The jar of life
Replies: 3
Views: 1578

The jar of life

One day, an old professor of the School of Public Management in France, was invited to lecture on the topic of “Efficient Time Management” in front of a group of 15 executive managers representing the largest, most successful companies in America. The lecture was one in a series of 5 lectures condu...
by the seafarer
Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist stories for children?
Replies: 13
Views: 1436

Re: Buddhist stories for children?

Thanks for all the replies so far :smile: Good stuff
by the seafarer
Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: The Thief and the Master
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

Re: The Thief and the Master

Tenzin loves the story and thanks Ngawang Drolma for it. :smile: Söpa wonders if both supermann7 and zengammon are John. :tongue: Those dang Bodhisattvas are just a little tooo clever. It might irritate me if I wasn't so thankful. Those dang Bodhisattvas are just a little tooo clever. It might irrit...
by the seafarer
Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from the Bronx via ways of Queens, NYC, NY
Replies: 4
Views: 726

Re: Hello from the Bronx via ways of Queens, NYC, NY

Hi ylee, nice to meet you. I'm looking forward to your posts, I'd like to learn more about Chinese Buddhism as well. :)
by the seafarer
Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:30 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: "No Matter How Far Along You Go, You Can Always Turn Around"
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Re: "No Matter How Far Along You Go, You Can Always Turn Aro

Hi solomon, nice to meet you and welcome :smile:
by the seafarer
Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Vietnam ☺
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Re: Hello from Vietnam ☺

Hello nomind, nice to meet you and welcome. :smile:
by the seafarer
Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from St. Louis
Replies: 5
Views: 547

Re: Hello from St. Louis

Hello, nice to meet you and welcome do DW.

Good choice for a username. :smile:
by the seafarer
Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Buddhist stories for children?
Replies: 13
Views: 1436

Buddhist stories for children?

Hello, Can anybody recommend a collection of good Buddhist stories for children (preferably from the Mahāyāna tradition)? :reading: They can be traditional or modern. Jātakas aside, one exquisite collection of stories is The Snow Lion's Turquoise Mane , a collection of traditional wisdom tales from ...
by the seafarer
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: African Americans & people of Color, & Buddhism in the West
Replies: 171
Views: 20063

Re: African Americans & people of Color, & Buddhism in the W

PS on the topic of Buddhism & the African-American community, I've found some information about Ven. Bhante Suhita Dharma (more here), the first African-American to be ordained a Buddhist monk.
by the seafarer
Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Sitting on a Blue Dragon Symbolism
Replies: 3
Views: 950

Re: Sitting on a Blue Dragon Symbolism

It's usually an auspicious symbol. Quote from Robert Beer, The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols : The azure or turquoise dragon is the vehicle of many Buddhist protective deities, aquatic or storm gods, and guardians of treasure. The text goes on suggesting that, as a treasure guardian, the Sino...
by the seafarer
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

Yes.

Are you an early bird?
by the seafarer
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:13 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1014
Views: 89871

Re: Yes or No ...

No, I prefer hot beverages.

Is is snowing over there?