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by tidathep
Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:01 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

Zen Master Doc: While buttoning my jacket I hope that all beings Will keep their heart warm And not lose themselves. :namaste: ---------------- Dear Muni/Reddust I see this cute picture ...and I think it fits your poem: https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/s403x403/1526775_1431959233...
by tidathep
Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Buddhaflowers inspirational tales
Replies: 189
Views: 49936

Re: Buddhaflowers inspirational tales

Matanga Jataka : The Pride And Prejudice Sawaddee Ka :hi: I really love this story...I think it's funny and very entertaining. It reminds me of Billy Joel's song : Uptown Girl: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCuMWrfXG4E ************* Matanga Jataka : The Pride And Prejudice [by Ken and Visakha Kawa...
by tidathep
Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: THE MUSTARD SEED
Replies: 9
Views: 2034

Re: THE MUSTARD SEED

[quote="reddust"][ I found some really good statues and paintings of women grieving over their child. I need images to paint from . I already started the research. I found the Matthakundali: The Tavatimsa Deva story and it's fitting. I really love to paint requests :heart: ------------------ Dear Re...
by tidathep
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Cute Buddhas & Bodhisattvas
Replies: 3
Views: 759

Re: Cute Buddhas & Bodhisattvas

http://buddhistcelebrities.blogspot.co.uk/2010/09/cartoon-buddha-images.html Its so cute ! I had to share this :) Especially the Hayagriva ! V ------------------ Dear vinodh, Very cute indeed..I love this one the most: http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4718284788401378&pid=15.1 tidathep :thumbsup:
by tidathep
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

Love your kind words tidathep :anjali: Thanks for teaching me kindness, dear Tidathep. It is great medicine. :anjali: ------------- Dear Muni, Me..teach you kindness??? ....I think you're the one who teach me :namaste: Yes...KINDNESS is great medicine...(But... I love Bon Jovi's Bad Medicine too......
by tidathep
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Backyard Gardening
Replies: 285
Views: 37737

Re: Backyard Gardening

You've got to learn rain dances there down under . I would enjoy to send to you some of our water here. :roll: But anyhow, you're in my prayers. ------------ Dear Ayu/Shaunc, Oh...Ayu I'm with you.....Shaunc needs to do rain-dances . In Texas, I try not to dance...rain here is so very cold ..may be...
by tidathep
Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: THE MUSTARD SEED
Replies: 9
Views: 2034

Re: THE MUSTARD SEED

Dear Tidathep, Which Kisa-Gotami should I paint? Which scene in the story? I will do this for you but let's narrow down the choices, when she is crazed with grief , the girl prior to marriage, or the one who found her sanity? I will post the painting when I finish. ----------- Dear Reddust......Tha...
by tidathep
Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: THE MUSTARD SEED
Replies: 9
Views: 2034

Re: THE MUSTARD SEED

David, I know this is going to sound weird but the rational brings great comfort to me even through I might get sad reading these kinds of stories. The stories Gotama Buddha told settle my heart down, one of my first Dhamma stories. When ever I feel really, really sad, I read this story :namaste: -...
by tidathep
Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Buddhaflowers inspirational tales
Replies: 189
Views: 49936

Re: Buddhaflowers inspirational tales

Saddanta Jataka : The Revenge Sawaddee ka :hi: This story refered to a bhikkhuni who could recall her past lives, sometimes she laughed, sometimes she cried. Many bhikkhunis who saw the incident wondered why..and then the Buddha told her story. I tried to find the Thai video-clip..but no can find! ...
by tidathep
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

We can also put attention on something others as soon as these words appear in mind, as words has no any power when our mind is not giving them attention by other thoughts. :smile: --------------- Dear Muni, I'm ok now...2-3 days...and the songs/movies will erase all the bad things in my mind....st...
by tidathep
Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

Yes whatever words are thrown upon us, sweet or awfull, we can imagine to write them in nice calligraphy on water and the water is directly explaining their value. While remaining mindful ourselves, as Buddha said that “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it ...
by tidathep
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet and Fitness
Topic: Backyard Gardening
Replies: 285
Views: 37737

Re: Backyard Gardening

Sawaddee Ka...Shaunc/Reddust, "To top it off the big Austrolorp hen died today, most probably from heat stress" Oh, I feel sad that your Austrolorp hen died ...That's why I only have Robodog/Robocat....real pets always die! I wish your hen be reborn as a human-being next life....reborn as a hen in T...
by tidathep
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

I think one of the best antidotes for anger is kindness :heart: From the Dhammapada on Anger.... -------------- Dear Reddust, I agree with you 100%. We can't let anger/hatred eat our hearts. Once I hated somebody so much I had to find a new job, everytime I had to fly with him, I wanted to throw up...
by tidathep
Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Buddhaflowers inspirational tales
Replies: 189
Views: 49936

Re: Buddhaflowers inspirational tales

Matuposaka Jataka : The Loving Son Sawaddee Ka :hi: In Thailand, this jataka and Saddan Jataka are the most popular jatakas that the Bodhisatta was born as white elephant. I did read this jataka first time when I was in junior high school. มาตุโปสกชาดก Thai Version : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by tidathep
Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

So a large part of my practice the last 10 years has been working in a sangha, setting up teachings and retreats. Working with other people in a sangha setting really helped me calm down . For some reason, for me anyway Sangha for layfolk is like a pressure cooker :D ------------- Dear Reddust, htt...
by tidathep
Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

Sawaddee Ka...Plwk/Shaunc/Reddust, Oh I love the picture of 'hairless cat' so much...I saw it in the TV sitcom 'FRIENDS'...it had bad temper that nobody wanted to buy when the owner tried to sell the cat.....and I have another story about ANGER for you too: The Story of Princess Rohini While residin...
by tidathep
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Do You Still Get Angry?
Replies: 74
Views: 16547

Re: Do You Still Get Angry?

This was one of my first Dharma stories years ago, I still remember it as if it was yesterday :tongue: ------------- Sawaddee Ka..Reddust, I really like your story...and I have a story about anger to share with you..(a monk at Wat Buddhavas, Houston told this story years ago...I still remember it c...
by tidathep
Sun Jan 12, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Harrison Ford : What Lies Beneath ???
Replies: 23
Views: 3827

Re: Harrison Ford : What Lies Beneath ???

BEFORE THE RAIN Sawaddee Ka :twothumbsup: Now that I have NETFLIX on my 70" big screen ...I'm pretty much like a kid in the candy store...I've so many good movies to watch everyday!! I watched BEFORE THE RAIN starring: Linus Roache, Rahul Bose...very very good/sad movie..nope, I didn't cry..but the...
by tidathep
Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Dog eats offerings
Replies: 10
Views: 1036

Re: Dog eats offerings

[quote="smcj"]This is probably how he came to be a dog in the first place… quote] ---------------- Dear 'smcj', Thanks for the funny picture/story....in Thailand..so many Thai temples allow dogs/cats/chickens to live around ...even feed them with the left-over-almsfood. http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?id=...
by tidathep
Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Dobri Dobrev : The Wonderful Beggar
Replies: 8
Views: 1129

Re: Dobri Dobrev : The Wonderful Beggar

This person begs in my home city (Sofia, Bulgaria). I have seen him many times over many years. The report is completely true. He was featured on one of Pope Francis facebook pages recently. He is a very simple person, just doing the right thing. --------------- Dear Ivo, Yes..yes he is doing the g...

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