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What are the ways of leading/maintaining dhammic communities: punishment, penalties…?

(For private and personal approached answers or if wishing to make it a personal thing only, see: The ways of leading (community) penalties? as a internal way for identification.) Although very ...
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The ways of leading (community) penalties? [migrated]

Althought very unpopular in modern world, to speak about and to make penalties puplic has a huge impact and support when based on good rules. As it is usual in this community as well, to set ...
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Do you know of a Buddhist text explaining why living in a community?

There are a number of texts explaining how to live in a community, what rules to follow, what activities, etc. For instance, the classical Vinaya texts, or the "Standards and Rules of Purity" genre in ...
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Where can places and communities on internet be found, practicing sharing merits?

Ven. members of the Sangha coming accross here, Valued Upāsaka, Upāsikā, Valued team here and for awakening searching readers, Just this moment my person came up this thought again and afterwards "...
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Betraying People

Today people are betraying each other in different levels without considering relationships and bonds. For example scenarios: Children betrays parents and ignore them Boy/Girl cheats on Girl/Boy due ...
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How to avoid Tattling

Hurting someone physically, Mentally, Verbally is a sin according to Buddhism. As I believe no matter we love or hate each other, anyhow we don't have any ownership of any others lives. So how about ...
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Power Struggles in a Buddhist Group

A good friend emailed me about some troubles in a Buddhist meditation group she belongs to. It's a lay led group. The problems are some apparent power struggles about even routine matters and also an ...
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Quick-overview lists of Dhammas within Buddhism

This community wiki post is about gathering lists that serve as a quick-overview of the different Dhammas in Buddhism. We are looking for dhamma-lists from all traditions. If you have found a list ...
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What community activities do monks in southest asia take part in?

I often read about monks have little free time in their schedules but aside from teaching other monks I am not sure what they do with all their time. I have seen monks in Tibet working in an orphanage ...
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As a Buddhist with a Muslim family, community, and background… how do you integrate/cope?

Coming from an Islamic background and having a community/Sangha that is loyal to the religion of Islam, how do you harmoniously integrate yourself and your Buddhist study and practice with the ...