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Can you do labeling and tai chi?

Im doing mahasi style meditaiton with labeling - is it possible to do thai-chi and this type of noting ? should it be just "moving moving moving" non stop ? also to save me some time - when ...
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Origin of the Thai letter ฑ (tho montho)

How did the character Montho from Ramayana make it into the name of the Thai letter ฑ (tho montho) of the Thai alphabet. Where is the relationship and in what year was this connection established?
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Which are the best Thai amulets for love, job, and career?

Which are the best Thai amulets that can help to get my love back, and also help in my life, jobs, and career?
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Why are there rising/falling tones in English-language chanting?

I gather from reading around that the rising/falling pitches that appear in Pali chanting by Thais is due to the tones in the Thai language. But when I see English-language chanting by monks from a ...
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Usefulness of attending a Thai temple in the United States

So I've been a Buddhist since around 2007, but I've never been to a temple. I don't think I've ever actually met another Buddhist. I just go by what I read in Bodhi's translations and Thanissaro's ...