Brian M. and ANGELA ROMANI are now friends
Jul 10
Brian M. and Carol English are now friends
Jul 6
Brian M. replied to Dharmavidya's discussion APT-01 - Pt 2 - Parinibbana in GS DHARMA OCEAN PROGRAMME APT-01
"There are a few things that have struck me in the Parinibanna Sutra.
The first thing that strikes me is the way in which the Buddha can speak with acceptance and non-judgement to both the Magadhan chief minister representing a king intent on waging…"
Jul 5
Brian M. replied to Dharmavidya's discussion APT-01: THREE STORIES ABOUT SHAKYAMUNI in GS DHARMA OCEAN PROGRAMME APT-01
"I am interested in the middle story about Shariputra describing the Buddha as one who has passed through a narrow gate into a fortified city and that all who enter must pass through that gate. There is an interesting parallel with the teachings of…"
May 22
Brian M. replied to Dharmavidya's discussion APT-01: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA in GS DHARMA OCEAN PROGRAMME APT-01
"One of the stories from the Buddha’s life that I have found both poignant and thought provoking is the story of the Buddha taming the angry Elephant. There are a number of elements in the story that I find both interesting and helpful.
Firstly, the…"
May 17