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Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Engineered form of Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: Engineered form of Buddhism

I can't read the Chinese portions of the website, but based on the above intros, it appears my own views are in close alignment with this monk, even with the use of the same terminology in seeking an 'original buddhism.'

https://dhammawiki.com/index.php/Original_Buddhism
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Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Engineered form of Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

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He was ordained by Ven. Baddanta Zagara Bhivamsa, a disciple of Ven. Ledi Sayadaw (C.E. 1846-1923) from a Burmese Theravada Saṅgha. Ven. Bhikkhu Vūpasama Thera is currently the chief mentor of the Original Buddhism Society in Taiwan, America, Malaysia, Australia, and Europe. He is also the mentor o...
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Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Engineered form of Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

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The Sambodhi Saṅgha adheres to the Suttas collected by the First Buddhist Council. It follows the fundamental practice of the Noble Saṅgha before the Buddhist schism, and continues transmitting the Suttas from the ancient tradition of Ānanda lineage and Upāli lineage. The Saṅgha abides by the Vinay...
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Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Engineered form of Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

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He is the Dhamma lineage successor who has restored and revitalized the original teaching of Buddha Sākyamuni which was dormant for nearly 2200 years. Master Vūpasama has not only succeeded the Dharma lineage of Original Buddhism, he is also knowledgeable in all schools of Chinese Buddhism, and in ...
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Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Engineered form of Buddhism
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: Engineered form of Buddhism

From this thread over at DWT:
https://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f ... 1633f7fe7e

just found out about Ven. Vupasama. He sounds interesting and his ideas seem similar to mine, in regard to the search for a pre-Ashokan "original buddhism."
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
Replies: 46
Views: 29

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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
Replies: 46
Views: 29

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Close up of some of the stupas in front of the Buddha, which have a similar design to Maha Bodhi Temple.
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
Replies: 46
Views: 29

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It is massive! From the main Buddha statue, the pagodas, the many halls, statues, etc and notice there is even a sort of Maha Bodhi replica in front of the Buddha.
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
Replies: 46
Views: 29

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And here is perhaps the biggest of them all, at least of the modern structures, not counting the ancient Angkor Wat or Borobudur https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/83/Fo_Guang_Shan_Buddha_Museum_%E4%BD%9B%E5%85%89%E5%B1%B1%E4%BD%9B%E9%99%80%E7%B4%80%E5%BF%B5%E9%A4%A8_.jpg Fo Guang Shan...
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
Replies: 46
Views: 29

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Fo Guang University
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Fo Guang Shan Temple, Auckland, New Zealand
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Views: 29

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meditation hall
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Main hall, exterior
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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bodhisattva hall
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Chung Tian Temple, Queensland, Australia
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Main hall
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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Nan Tien Temple, Australia
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Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Super large temples
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The Arahant Garden meant to represent Vulture Peak at Hsi Lai, Los Angeles