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by WontonCarter
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: New Zen Forum invitation
Replies: 72
Views: 4763

Re: New Zen Forum invitation

Getting a "The solution you provided was incorrect" notice on the registration page.
by WontonCarter
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Sutra Commentaries
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Sutra Commentaries

Can you recommend any Sutra Commentaries? Is Sangharakshitas (founder of the FWBO) writings good to read? I want to read good Diamond Sutra Commentary. Suggestions? Other Prajnaparamita Sutra Commentary suggestions? Master Hsuan Hua has many online and in print - Diamond Sutra only in print now, I ...
by WontonCarter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Yes, you need a teacher.
Replies: 266
Views: 13019

Re: Yes, you need a teacher.

Nevertheless, the bigger question at this point is whether it is possible for someone to learn Buddhism only from books (also perhaps audio/video materials) and that way gain correct understanding. How I've done it so far is to not only read the works of many teachers of many traditions, but also w...
by WontonCarter
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Xuan Zang 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: Xuan Zang 2016

I greatly enjoyed it. Wonderful film.
by WontonCarter
Fri Sep 23, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Pre-sit chanting?
Replies: 3
Views: 606

Pre-sit chanting?

Hi everyone, I like to do some pre-sit chanting. Mine's cobbled together from selections from San Francisco Zen Center's online resources, since I'm am without a practice group. Was thinking of switching some of them out in favor of the Sotoshu's English resources. I was just wondering what your per...
by WontonCarter
Sun Jul 03, 2016 3:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello hello
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Re: Hello hello

Admin_PC wrote:WontonCarter - Nice to see you come back this way. I enjoyed your /r/chan
Thanks :)

I've left /r/chan a little while ago. Kinda tired of reddit so I go a lot less.

Thanks for the welcome everyone!
by WontonCarter
Sat Jul 02, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello hello
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Hello hello

Practicing Buddhist for over a year (started May 2015), started with Zen, went through a few flavors of Mahayana for a while, eventually settled into Theravada in January and really got a solid grounding in the Buddha's teachings, and recently started practicing Soto Zen.

So, hi.

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