I Got Kauai On My Mind

I Got Kauai On My Mind Monks have often lived in the King's Parks during the time of the Buddha, yet few or maybe none actually do it these days. I have been thinking much about going to Kauai, Hawaii recently. Kauai ranks high on my list of "Beautiful Places" in the world. Next to relationships and my guitar, or maybe ahead of them, Kauai is my lost love in life and I can touch it too! (Women and musical instruments should not be touched by bhikkhus). Kauai has a wonderful and flexible beach park system, legal for camping, and […]

2015 Pa-Auk Retreat in a new Maymyo Section?

2015 Pa-Auk Retreat in a new Maymyo Section?A 2015 retreat is rumoured to happen in Maymyo, Pa-Auk Branch with Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadawkyi. There are 3 Pa-auk Maymyo monasteries right next to each other. 1.). Old section2.). Middle section3.). Newest section (completely separated and independent from the other two sections) Supposedly, only the newest branch will be used for the 2015 retreat and the other two will not be used. If that is the case, I am doubtful the retreat will happen in only in the newest section according to schedule.The other option is to: Open up the previous sections, Change […]

Here is a story about a worker in an automobile assembly factory who was fearful about following through…

Here is a story about a worker in an automobile assembly factory who was fearful about following through with his plans to go to Myanmar until he was inspired by his newly made friend, Nay Myo who also worked at the factory. The support and gratitude exchange is worth noting although it is not so uncommon for Myanmar people to go out of their way to make guests feel warm and welcome. Read more and share your own at http://WithMetta.net The Vote Was Nay | With Metta “The Vote Was Nay”. By Randy, The Auto Worker. For many years I […]