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by TheLionSleeps
Sun Nov 22, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Buddha Booze
Replies: 19
Views: 3773

Re: Buddha Booze

I've taken the 5 precepts, and was told at the time that the fifth means total abstinence. This is one precept that I find fairly easy to keep, because of all the harm I did to myself and others when I was under the influence of marijuana and amphetamines a couple of years ago. I must say, I've yet ...
by TheLionSleeps
Tue May 12, 2009 7:43 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 6
Views: 2070

Hi

Congratulations on the forums. It looks great and has a nice, intimate vibe at the moment. I hope they are both a big success in spreading Buddhism across the world. I've been serious about Buddhism for just over a year now. I live in Melbourne, Australia and I attend a branch temple of Fo Guang Sha...
by TheLionSleeps
Mon May 11, 2009 7:14 am
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: Thich Nhat Hanh
Replies: 7
Views: 2447

Re: Thich Nhat Hanh

Greetings, There is a documentary on TNH.... has anyone seen it? Is it any good? Metta, Retro. :) I got to see 'Peace is Every Step' at the Buddhist Film Festival held here in Melbourne last year. Hearing his account of the experiences he went through during the Vietnam war, and seeing his lectures...

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