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mstrathern Posting images
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Forum Housekeeping

This catch-all space may talk about forum etiquette, technical matters, administrative wish lists for forum features . . . in other words, miscellany.
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650Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:48 pm
Lise Death of Rev Chushin Passmore
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Why is OBC Connect here?

This section discusses why the OBC forum is needed and who we expect the primary users to be.
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8176Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:57 am
Isan A bit puzzled and lazy
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Introductions

Feel free to tell us a little about yourself and the type of forum community or discussion you're looking for.
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901568Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:40 am
cmpnwtr Hello from Jikyo
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Keeping in Touch

Here we can post our own contact information, if desired, and ask about sangha members we would like to hear from or learn more about.
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381305Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:38 pm
Isan Rev. Sensei Kyogen Carlson has died
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Dedications

This is a place to offer merit, wish someone well, thank the Universe for another decent day, or . . . ask the Universe to cut you a slice o' happy, if you ain't had none today . . .
320Mon May 13, 2013 1:57 am
chisanmichaelhughes for Michael's son's friend
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In Theory and Practice

What do you think of celibacy? Does desire always lead to suffering? How do you know what to trust? Here's a good place to toss theories around, pick them apart, maybe put some back together . . .
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981729Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:18 am
david. Does anyone out there know what happens when you die?  I really wish I did
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The Reading Corner

Books, reviews, discussions and more
3461690Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:57 am
sianabelle Arianna Huffington's Guru dies....  creepy grandiose personality cult
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OBC Experiences

What we saw and how we feel about it.
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884007Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:48 pm
chisanmichaelhughes Why Can't Monks Apologize?
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The Kitchen

A place to talk about recipes, gadgets, appliances, smart design, humane sourcing of our food . . . maybe even cooking meditation, training with disasterous dinner guests . . . New threads coming soon.
545Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:41 am
Lise Drinks, glorious drinks!
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Discussions with the OBC

This a place for current OBC monks to share their thoughts on any topic.
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5165Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:24 pm
chisanmichaelhughes Rev. Seikai's essay in Sweeping Zen
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Suggestions for the OBC

Here is a place to discuss constructive ideas and solutions aimed at supporting positive change. NOTE: This is a dedicated category. Please respect the stated purpose and focus of each thread.
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13316Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:21 pm
sianabelle No suggestions then?
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Shadow Threads

These threads represent discussions spawned from other threads. They have been separated into new topics to allow for further exploration and expression of tangential ideas.
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6229Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:44 pm
mokuan What does "bashing" mean, per forum rules
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Here and now

Here we can talk about what our Buddhist practice looks like now . . . or if you've left Buddhism, that's okay to talk about too . . .
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15257Thu May 31, 2012 4:57 pm
cmpnwtr Practice away from Buddhist Institutions
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The Lounge

A place to go off-topic, cheer for your team, share news of the world, share a good pomegranate martini recipe . . .
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mstrathern HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOSH
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