Getty Images These pieces of advice might sound familiar: Speak your mindshare your thoughts, and make sure your opinions are heard. But, at the same time, be open to new ideas, give others a chance to talk, and listen just as much as you speak.
Glad I found your blog — looking forward to following your jouney! Ranjit Rajane i want to be a Buddhist monk. Do you have a specific tradition in mind?
James, you’re initial intention is definitely a good place to start. Regarding the concrete steps to take, I recommend you start studying Buddhism in a local center close to your place. Maximum Strength Positive Thinking tells you what to say when your mind talks to you, and what to say when you talk to your mind. You have a lot of things to discuss with your mind, and Maximum Strength Positive Thinking tells you what you should be talking about.. You don't need to spend years searching for empowering ideas that make it possible to live your . The first ten lies they tell you in high school. "Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school.
Keep up the good work! I hope all is well John Thank you for making this blog! Did you learn the language of your adopted home, and how much did language affect your studies?
I am most interested in Tibetan Buddhism and would like to know how to go about selecting a monastery and starting the path of a monk.
Your comment lead me to think that I need to write more on this topic, I will post another article on the monastic path this week.
I needed to learn Tibetan because I decided to be close to a Tibetan master. In general it should only be a requirement if: I quit when I realized that: I hope it helps you make the right choices.
Regarding the concrete steps to take, I recommend you start studying Buddhism in a local center close to your place. Try a few tradition if need be Zen, Tibetan, Theravada see how you like it and if you do, start asking about monasteries related to the tradition you feel most comfortable with.
Where are you located? James I am located in St.
Still, I found a center in Moncton not too close http: Cara Hi — my question is — can a woman be a monk? I thought women had to be nuns and could not do so unless they are virgins? BB Hi, thanks for your sharing. I have been thinking of becoming a nun and have identified a Chinese monastery.
However, I have no idea how to go about with the investigation. Could you guide me the right questions to ask? Who should be asked?
What observations should I pay special attention to?
As a general advice: First, google the name of the organization and its leaders as well. Wikipedia might have information that the monastery would never share. See how it feels, discuss with the people, take your time. Next step can be: If after investigating you come to the conclusion that everything looks good, listen to your inspiration and go ahead: Did I answer your questions?
BB Thank you, Gael.
Thanks for your great advice. You have triggered me to start thinking in areas which have never crossed my mind. Where do you currently live?Thank you for sharing your story, Kali! I’m glad your partner is sensible about your hair (because no matter how much we think “it’s MY hair” and “girl power!” and such things, the opinions of people we care about do matter a great deal).
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Thank you for sharing your story, Kali! I’m glad your partner is sensible about your hair (because no matter how much we think “it’s MY hair” and “girl power!” and such things, the opinions of people we care about do matter a great deal).