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2020 May 28 19:24:28
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2020 May 28 18:32:00
Moritz: Upgrade to SMF 2.0.17 has been completed. Everything running smooth for everybody?

2020 May 23 06:43:43
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 22 21:09:34
Johann: May all still continue to spend a blessed New moon Uposatha till break on of a new day (of course good to continue without break). Mudita

2020 May 21 20:16:55
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 21 19:30:50
Johann: Nothing more a blessing as to do not cling to a specific Nikaya, since one can easy take the opportunity of doing theUposatha often two days a new. May all always make the best of given possibilities.

2020 May 20 21:19:41
Johann: Sadhu

2020 May 20 20:44:31
Cheav Villa: May Bhante get well soon.  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 20 20:43:13
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2020 May 18 14:55:14
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2020 May 18 12:17:04
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2020 May 17 21:21:28
Johann: Nyom Sophorn

2020 May 17 07:36:11
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 May 17 07:14:16
Khemakumara: Upāsikā

2020 May 17 06:01:03
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2020 May 16 20:42:01
Johann: Bhante

2020 May 15 20:13:51
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 15 19:17:25
Johann: A blessed Siladay ending for those who keep(ed) it today.

2020 May 14 09:09:08
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 14 06:17:12
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2020 May 12 21:00:24
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2020 May 09 21:15:38
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_ :)

2020 May 09 20:48:57
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2020 May 09 20:45:38
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2020 May 09 20:45:17
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2020 May 09 20:43:26
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2020 May 09 20:35:41
Johann: It's actually just about the clothes, since his livemode is already a great Samaneras one.

2020 May 09 20:33:48
Cheav Villa: Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_ I kana never heard about the Bhuddha promised..  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 09 20:33:17
Johann: Till end of Vassa maybe?

2020 May 09 20:25:18
Cheav Villa: Master Moritz _/\_ Should try an ordination which in 7days.  _/\_ :)

2020 May 09 20:16:21
Johann: Apsara (dove feet Devatas).

2020 May 09 20:13:19
Johann: Temporary ordination is pretty normal, 3 days, a month, a Vassa... and not to forget that the Buddha promised union with the Asparas, which are beyond being compareable to others...

2020 May 09 19:25:54
Moritz: No no, I really prefer to be a householder, even though not having a house at the moment. I am not much inclined towards nekkhamma...  ^-^
... even though already doing some nekkhamma now, but not hoping to do so for the long term....

2020 May 09 19:24:05
Moritz: Bang Villa _/\_

2020 May 09 19:08:20
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 09 19:00:58
Johann: When not working he is already used to where his beige light clean cloth, morning, noon, evening and already good organized.

2020 May 09 18:52:05
Cheav Villa: Kana Bhante _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ :)

2020 May 09 18:39:04
Johann: Nyom has his working dress and his light formal dress. White he might have possible to much troubles, so better to convince him toward robes.  :)

2020 May 09 17:38:39
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_ Master Moritz should wear white clothes.  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ :)

2020 May 07 15:18:07
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 07 10:33:24
Johann: Householder clothes are really no more proper for Upasaka Khemadasa.... good to take him fear of the robes

2020 May 07 10:21:10
Khemakumara: Upāsikā

2020 May 07 10:19:33
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 May 07 06:02:32
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 07 05:46:38
Johann: Sadhu

2020 May 07 03:25:02
Khemakumara: May it be a path-and fruitful vesak Uposatha

2020 May 06 16:07:14
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 06 16:02:35
Johann: A blessed Vesaka Puja all, today and tomorrow, in reflection the goodness and qualities of the Sublime Buddha.

2020 May 04 21:25:10
Johann: followed by another overload by huawei-search engines... fixed

2020 May 04 20:31:45
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 04 20:25:53
Johann: A MS search engine (Bing) had overloaded the server capacity and might had caused the page not to be reached, but a cave-programmer quickly solved the issue, becoming aware of it. Sadhu

2020 May 03 21:13:46
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante Ariyadhammika _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 03 20:32:57
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 03 19:15:52
Johann: Sokh chomreoun, Nyom.

2020 May 03 15:01:43
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 May 03 12:53:08
Cheav Villa: Master Moritz _/\_

2020 May 03 12:07:17
Moritz: Bang Villa _/\_

2020 May 03 12:00:57
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 May 03 09:39:36
Johann: ...and the snake hunts the mice...

2020 May 03 09:11:20
Johann: Dwelling like Devas under Devas, peaceful, respectful, careful, harmless

2020 Apr 30 10:05:08
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 29 21:15:43
Moritz: _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 29 21:08:53
Johann: May all spend a meritful end of Sila-day, those who taking on it today, and maybe continue with those doing so tomorrow.

2020 Apr 29 20:09:39
Johann: Nyom Villa

2020 Apr 29 20:07:29
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 Apr 26 20:26:31
Johann: Nyom Moritz, Nyom Villa

2020 Apr 26 20:23:57
Cheav Villa: and Master Moritz _/\_

2020 Apr 26 20:23:33
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 Apr 26 19:56:30
Moritz: Bang Villa _/\_

2020 Apr 26 19:56:25
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 26 08:18:19
Cheav Villa: _/\_  _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 26 07:18:02
Johann: Ādīnava , អដីនវ, As one of ten perceptions: AN 10.60

2020 Apr 26 07:09:32
Johann: May Dukkha be visible for all, so to stay on the path  that leads beyond and liberation.

2020 Apr 25 16:57:34
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 Apr 25 15:54:00
Khemakumara: Upāsikā

2020 Apr 23 18:41:59
Johann: Sadhu for care to report and assist

2020 Apr 23 18:39:44
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_ I kana now not get notification.  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 23 15:04:07
Cheav Villa: Vandami Bhante _/\_ _/\_  _/\_

2020 Apr 23 13:45:57
Khemakumara: Upāsikā

2020 Apr 22 11:17:56
Johann: Sadhu, Sadhu

2020 Apr 22 06:38:01
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ :)

2020 Apr 22 05:45:37
Khemakumara: karuṇā, corona? which one prefers?   may it a fruit- and pathful Uposatha!

2020 Apr 21 19:53:51
Johann: If Nyom likes to use Atmas tablet and Sim, just pick it up at any time.

2020 Apr 21 19:49:09
Moritz: Smart connection works well.

2020 Apr 21 19:48:53
Moritz: _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ Bhante, mobile hotspot from the cave does not really reach well here. So can be turned off. Thank you. _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 21 19:48:12
Johann: Making posts work for Nyom without errors?

2020 Apr 21 19:47:18
Cheav Villa: Kana Bhante _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 21 19:22:08
Johann: So email does not work? Shoutbox sometimes needs longer because of internet connection. Sadhu for feedback.

2020 Apr 21 18:41:22
Cheav Villa: I kana still did not get the notification beceuse of new password. and shout have to write two times.   _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 21 18:25:13
Johann: Please let it be know if you meet similar issue.

2020 Apr 21 18:24:37
Johann: It seems as posting is not possible because of errors currently. Nyom Moritz is informed via email.

2020 Apr 21 17:15:42
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2020 Apr 21 17:02:42
Johann:  May all who observe the Uposatha today have had a blissful undertaking seen by doing so!

2020 Apr 20 20:59:39
Johann: (gave should be grave/gross)

2020 Apr 20 20:58:39
Johann: "We" = no peace at first place. But doing than for oneself and with it share to all others, that is possible, no we (= gave sakkayaditthi, the idea od we)

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In Memorial of great Dhamma-Guṇa: Bhante Samahita
« on: October 26, 2019, 10:19:49 PM »

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It still vage, but reasonable, that Bhante might had found "an end":

I was searching for Bhante Samahita and was informed through the grapevine of some of his Sri Lankan supporters that he took his own life about 2 weeks ago in Denmark, which was a few weeks after his father passed away with cancer.
Nobody seems to have posted any comments on his websites or social media.
I am not close enough to know any detailed information but I am hoping that someone closer will gives us confirmation of this event.

May those having found faith be able to let go of materialistic, Nihilist views. May Bhantes journey lead him to best states, near the tripple Gems, where ever taking a stand.

« Last Edit: October 27, 2019, 10:46:22 PM by Johann »
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Re: In Memorial of great Dhamma-Guṇa: Bhante Samahita
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2019, 02:21:42 PM »
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Re: In Memorial of great Dhamma-Guṇa: Bhante Samahita
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2019, 03:56:49 PM »

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammā-sambuddhassa

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Itipi so bhagavā arahaṁ sammā-sambuddho,
He is a Blessed One, a Worthy One, a Rightly Self-awakened One,

Vijjā -caraṇa-sampanno sugato lokavidū,
consummate in knowledge & conduct, one who has gone the good way,
knower of the cosmos,

Anuttaro purisa-damma-sārathi satthā deva-
manussānaṃ buddho bhagavāti.

unexcelled trainer of those who can be taught, teacher of human & divine
beings; awakened; blessed.

Svākkhāto  bhagavato  dhammo,
The Dhamma is well-expounded by the Blessed One,

Sandiṭṭhiko akāliko  ehipassiko,
to be seen here & now, timeless, inviting all to come & see,

Opanayiko paccattaṃ veditabbo viññūhīti.
pertinent, to be seen by the observant for themselves.

Supaṭipanno bhagavato sāvaka-saṅgho,
The Sangha of the Blessed One’s disciples who have practiced well,

Uju-paṭipanno bhagavato sāvaka-saṅgho,
the Sangha of the Blessed One’s disciples who have practiced
straightforwardly,

Ñāya-paṭipanno bhagavato sāvaka-saṅgho,
the Sangha of the Blessed One’s disciples who have practiced methodically,

Sāmīci-patipanno bhagavato sāvaka-saṅgho,
the Sangha of the Blessed One’s disciples who have practiced masterfully,

Yadidaṃ cattāri purisa-yugāni aṭṭha purisa-puggalā :
i.e., the four pairs—the eight types—of Noble Ones:

Esa bhagavato sāvaka-saṅgho —
That is the Sangha of the Blessed One’s disciples—

Āhuneyyo pāhuneyyo dakkhiṇeyyo añjali-karaṇīyo,
worthy of gifts, worthy of hospitality, worthy of offerings, worthy of respect,

Anuttaraṃ puññakkhettaṃ  lokassāti.
the incomparable field of merit for the world.

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May Bhante always be free from danger, free from animosity, and free from oppression. 

May he always remember the sublime Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha as his highest refuge, Highest protection, Highest secure.

Where ever he is dwelling right now,  may he always connected with Tiratana  (The Triple Gem).

May All Devas,  Nagas,  all Living Being living near and far be informed.

May Bhante @Samahita be protected through the sublime  Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha
« Last Edit: October 27, 2019, 04:28:40 PM by Khemakumara »

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Re: In Memorial of great Dhamma-Guṇa: Bhante Samahita
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2019, 04:11:28 PM »
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Re: In Memorial of great Dhamma-Guṇa: Bhante Samahita
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2019, 10:43:09 PM »
Sadhu, Bhante.

Here some confirming accounts:

Quote from: The2nd
"...I learnt the sad news from his brother (Robin Hansen) on Facebook that he had passed away on October 12th, sorry for the sad news.
If you know anyone in the Buddhist community of Sri Lanka, who might know him please could you pass on this sad message.
The funeral will be held in Denmark on October 25th.
He was fifty nine I believe...."

Again no specific details.
I suppose anyone intersted could contact his brother on facebook.

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I have emailed, and just now received a reply, from a personal friend of Bhante Samahita in Denmark and can sadly confirm it is true.
He took his own life two weeks ago. His funeral and cremation were Friday. His ashes will be interned at Buddhist part of Bispebjerg Kierkegaard in Copenhagen.
His friend has no notion of why Bhante decided to take his own life, even though he considered himself a close friend and spoke with Bhante shortly before his suicide.

This is all very sad for me

And Brahman David NS remembered the case a year ago well:

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He could have been depressed over the recent passing of his father, only a few weeks before he took his own life.

Or perhaps more likely, he was still suffering the effects from an illness he had about a year and a half ago. He had some serious parasites or bacteria infections in his mouth. As a doctor, he appears to have been self-medicating with steroids and other medicines. The bacteria and parasites could have gone to his brain, causing some delusions and paranoia. He made several cryptic, strange posts on his google group, some claiming Muslims were doing bio-warfare to do genocide to the rest of the world. Note; I am mentioning this not to disparage him but rather to show there most likely is a physical illness explanation (from the parasites and effects of steroids).

A few days later after that incident, he removed those posts from his google group and made a video, explaining about his health problems and the effects of Mara.

See: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=31873
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=31873&start=15#p471449

After that or perhaps due to that illness he returned to Denmark. He said he wanted to establish a vihara / temple in Denmark.

May no Monk ever, not firm established (samāhita), dwell alone away from a suitable Sangha,  may no monk, not firm established, dwell in seperate areas, outerlands. May the monks always look after each other, having no mother, father, family but "just" this refuge.

May Bhantes journey lead him upwardly and toward the Gems and highest release soon.
« Last Edit: October 27, 2019, 10:57:55 PM by Johann »
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