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by cooran
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: China's' Influence - no one likes the Dalai Lama anymore
Replies: 3
Views: 757

China's' Influence - no one likes the Dalai Lama anymore

Hello all,

China's growing influence around the world:

http://www.mintpressnews.com/one-likes- ... re/196250/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

With metta,
Chris
by cooran
Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:16 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: South Africa denies Dalai Lama a visa
Replies: 11
Views: 1491

South Africa denies Dalai Lama a visa

Hello all,

South Africa denies Dalai Lama a visa for World Summit of Noble Peace Laureates
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-05/s ... es/5721140" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

With metta,
Chris
by cooran
Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Terrorist Bombing at Mahabodhi, Bodhgaya
Replies: 57
Views: 6539

Re: Terrorist Bombing at Mahabodhi, Bodhgaya

Hello all,

New information:

Man detained over BodhGaya bombing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23222495

With metta,
Chris
by cooran
Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Ajahn Amaro's mother on the debt to one's parents
Replies: 8
Views: 1060

Re: Ajahn Amaro's mother on the debt to one's parents

Very interesting, thank you!

With metta,
Chris
by cooran
Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Yes or No ...
Replies: 1012
Views: 81264

Re: Yes or No ...

Yes

Have you ever been to India?
by cooran
Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Buddhist Monks protect Muslim refugees in Myanmar
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Buddhist Monks protect Muslim refugees in Myanmar

hello all,

Some good news out of Myanmar (Burma):

Buddhist Monks protect Muslim refugees in Myanmar:
http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php ... 88,0,0,1,0

With metta,
Chris
by cooran
Fri Sep 14, 2012 6:08 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Queensland, Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1500

Re: Hello from Queensland, Australia

Welcome, Lobsang! :group: I'm from the Sunshine State also.

with metta
Chris
by cooran
Sat May 19, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Can I get the word 'dukkha' translated to English?
Replies: 7
Views: 1290

Re: Can I get the word 'dukkha' translated to English?

This is why you can't get one word giving an absolutely exact meaning: :tongue: Dukkha Dukkha (adj. -- n.) [Sk. duḥkha fr. duḥ -- ka, an adj. forma- tion fr. prefix duḥ (see du). According to others an analogy formation after sukha, q. v.; Bdhgh (at Vism 494) expls dukkha as du+kha, where du=du1 and...
by cooran
Sat May 19, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Bodhgaya
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: Bodhgaya

Much gratitued to David N. Snyder :smile: on Dhammawheel for his reply: Possibly this quote: "Bhikkhus, I wish to go into seclusion for three months. I should not be approached by anyone. Then when those three months had passed, the Blessed One emerged from seclusion and addressed the bhikkhus thus:...
by cooran
Sat May 19, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Bodhgaya
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Bodhgaya

Hello all, Having been to Bodhgaya a few times, I am always struck by the huge crowds of pilgrims everyday, the intensity of the emotions expressed and felt, and the beauty of the Mahabodhi temple complex. Reading the sutras, I cannot see any reference to the Buddha returning there during the rest o...
by cooran
Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Waitress asked to prostitute her self or loose bennetits
Replies: 7
Views: 1027

Re: Waitress asked to prostitute her self or loose bennetits

Hello Ervin,

This was exposed as an Urban Myth way back in February 2005.
http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/brothel.asp" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

with metta
Chris
by cooran
Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:34 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: prayers for me, please...
Replies: 20
Views: 3348

Re: prayers for me, please...

Hello Henry,

May you find a job quickly, and may you live with ease and well-being.

with metta
Chris
by cooran
Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 134
Views: 21751

Re: Word Association Game

Business
by cooran
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:57 am
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 134
Views: 21751

Re: Word Association Game

deep
by cooran
Thu Dec 22, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Ven. Ananda Bodhi/Karma tenzin Dorje Namgyal
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Re: Ven. Ananda Bodhi/Karma tenzin Dorje Namgyal

Hello J-Bird, This site may be helpful: Namgyal Rinpoche was recognized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and a close friendship developed between His Holiness and Rinpoche. The Venerable Dudjom Rinpoche, the late head of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, also declared his respect for Namgyal Ri...
by cooran
Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Ven. Ananda Bodhi/Karma tenzin Dorje Namgyal
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Ven. Ananda Bodhi/Karma tenzin Dorje Namgyal

Hello all, Interesting. A Theravada Bhikkhu, Venerable Ananda Bodhi, also recognised in 1968 by H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa as a tulku and enlightened meditation master. On a return visit in 1971 he was subsequently given full ordination in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism with the name Karma Tenzin Dor...
by cooran
Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Games & Humour
Topic: Word Association Game
Replies: 134
Views: 21751

Re: Word Association Game

floor
by cooran
Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:54 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Prayers for Merrill, Ngawang Drolma and family
Replies: 13
Views: 2763

Re: Prayers for Merrill, Ngawang Drolma and family

May Merrill have a fortunate rebirth with contact with the Dharma.
May Ngawang Drolma and her daughter have loving support from friends, relatives and Dharma brothers and sisters.
by cooran
Sat Oct 15, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Killing Insects and Buddhism
Replies: 46
Views: 5393

Re: Killing Insects and Buddhism

Hello all, What are the karmic results of deliberately killing insects? Just like the normal karmic effect coming from unwholesome action of killing combined with having ill will or aversion; Illness, disability and short life in the next rebirth, born in war zone area, unattractive, lots of enemie...