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2019 Jun 17 10:19:29
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2019 Jun 17 06:34:44
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2019 Jun 17 03:56:38
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2019 Jun 17 00:46:14
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2019 Jun 15 17:53:43
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2019 Jun 15 13:02:56
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2019 Jun 15 13:01:36
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2019 Jun 15 12:48:22
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2019 Jun 15 12:42:16
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2019 Jun 15 04:21:08
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2019 Jun 10 04:05:23
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 Jun 10 01:47:04
Johann: Sadhu, Sadhu

2019 Jun 10 01:28:53
Khemakumara: May all have a fruitful waxing moon Uposatha!

2019 Jun 10 01:26:44
Khemakumara: Silena sugatiṁ yanti. Through virtue they go to a good destination.  Silena bhoga-sampadā.  Through virtue is wealth attained.  Silena nibbutiṁ yanti. Through virtue they go to Unbinding.  Tasmā silaṁ visodhaye. Therefore we should purify our virtue.

2019 Jun 06 14:52:24
Khemakumara:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ kana,  Bhante. The wound heals fast and good.

2019 Jun 06 13:46:02
Johann: Bhante is fine, at least better?

2019 Jun 05 11:53:33
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 Jun 05 05:19:35
Johann: "N'atthi santi param sukham", there is no peace equal the hail of release

2019 Jun 04 10:25:51
Johann: Nyom Villa

2019 Jun 04 05:13:11
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 Jun 02 12:03:42
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 Jun 02 00:29:09
Johann: May all enjoy the bliss of the fruitful observing of the Uposatha

2019 May 31 14:40:02
Cheav Villa: សាធុ​ សាធុ  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 31 13:47:09
Johann: Sadhu and Anumodana Nyom.

2019 May 31 12:40:14
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2019 May 31 12:39:05
Cheav Villa: ព្រះអង្គKhemakumara ត្រូវបានពុទ្ធបរិស័ទនិមន្តទៅគ្លីនីកនៅជិតវត្តកាលពីម៉ោង​2 និងបានវះកាត់ព្យាបាល រួចត្រឡប់ទៅវត្ត

2019 May 31 12:36:20
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2019 May 29 09:03:01
Johann: Had overseen Bhante here. Bhante Ariyadhammika  _/\_

2019 May 29 02:19:33
Khemakumara: Bhante Johann  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 28 04:18:48
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 27 10:03:55
Johann: Much in German, Nyom, currently. Atma will try to translate as much as possible, step by step.

2019 May 26 03:04:21
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 26 03:04:06
Cheav Villa: សាធុ​

2019 May 26 01:02:17
Johann: Sadhu

2019 May 26 00:44:22
Khemakumara: May all have a meritful Uposatha day. Meeting some good friends (kalyanamitta) and som(e) sil(a) សំម សីល!

2019 May 24 14:13:29
Johann: Nyom Moritz

2019 May 24 13:28:52
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_

2019 May 24 05:23:33
Johann: Venerable

2019 May 24 05:22:57
Khemakumara:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ Bhante Johann

2019 May 24 02:08:29
Johann: Nyom Moritz, Nyom Villa.

2019 May 24 01:55:56
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 24 01:54:14
Moritz: Bong Villa _/\_

2019 May 24 01:49:43
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_

2019 May 24 01:06:04
Johann: Venerable Ariyadhammika  _/\_

2019 May 20 04:14:26
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 20 01:31:27
Johann:  _/\_ Bhante Indannano

2019 May 19 11:28:39
Khemakumara: Nyom Cheav Villa

2019 May 19 11:27:48
Khemakumara:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_ Bhante Johann  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 18 23:55:08
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_

2019 May 18 10:34:49
amanaki: Thank you Johann  _/\_

2019 May 18 09:59:33
Johann: Nyom Amanaki. Mudita that you may have possible found what searched for on a special day.

2019 May 18 09:24:56
Maria:  _/\_

2019 May 18 09:24:35
Maria: werter Bhante!

2019 May 18 09:22:43
Johann: Nyom Mizi

2019 May 18 09:21:31
Johann: Nyom Sophorn, Nyom Villa... may all here but also there rejoice in own and others goodness.

2019 May 18 05:03:47
Cheav Villa: សាធុ​សាធុ _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 18 02:16:49
Moritz: _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 14 07:51:30
Vithou:  _/\_

2019 May 14 05:40:54
Johann: As long as not using telefon while riding. Sokh chomreoun, Nyom.

2019 May 13 18:38:46
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_ (sitting in Taxi)

2019 May 12 15:44:32
Johann: But better ask Nyom Chanroth, since Atma does not walk that far these days.

2019 May 12 15:04:01
Johann: not teally, Nyom Vithou. Still less water in the streams here. Some still dry. Needs a while down from the mountains and not that much rain yet.

2019 May 12 14:54:37
Vithou: how is the road Bhante? Is it float at the mountain leg?

2019 May 12 14:51:59
Vithou:   _/\_

2019 May 12 14:40:43
Johann: Nyom Vithou. Nothing special. Yes, rain is present every afternoon since some days.

2019 May 12 14:38:33
Vithou: Bhante, how is everything at Asrum? Is it raining everyday?

2019 May 12 07:05:30
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 12 03:58:19
Johann: a joyful day in merits on this Sila-day

2019 May 11 17:04:10
Cheav Villa:  :) _/\_

2019 May 11 16:16:56
Moritz: Bong Villa _/\_

2019 May 11 05:35:39
Cheav Villa: Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 11 00:52:44
Johann: an meritful Uposatha, those keeping it today

2019 May 10 17:14:43
Moritz: Chom reap leah, I am going to work. _/\_

2019 May 10 17:09:07
Johann: Nyom Moritz

2019 May 10 17:07:14
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_

2019 May 10 16:19:14
Moritz: Chom reap sour, bong Villa _/\_

2019 May 07 19:12:10
Johann: Nyom Vithou. Just some hours ago, thought of him.

2019 May 05 04:26:53
Chanroth:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 04 11:41:08
Cheav Villa:  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 04 10:27:38
Khemakumara: Nyom Cheav Villa

2019 May 03 10:08:09
Khemakumara: Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 May 03 01:17:53
Johann: A meritful new moon Uposatha those celebrating it today.

2019 May 03 01:16:05
Johann: Talk box is buggy and lines love to jump. Better not editing.

2019 May 03 01:14:19
Johann: U Chanroth: "ថ្ងៃនេះខ្ញុំបាទ បានទទួលនៅសម្ភារៈមួយចំនួន សម្រាប់កសាងអាស្រមថ្មទូកសូមជូនបុណ្យដល់ពុទ្ធបរិសទ័ទាំងអស់គ

2019 May 02 15:15:58
Cheav Villa:   <.I.> _/\_

2019 May 02 15:15:17
Cheav Villa: Sorry because of kh font doesn't run well on my phone. Kana go to edit  to see the right  shout but  was wrong by deleting Pou  Chanroth 's  shout

2019 May 02 15:01:04
Cheav Villa: Mudita  :) _/\_

2019 May 02 13:47:17
Moritz: Anumodana puñña kusala! _/\_

2019 May 01 14:49:38
Johann: Now some monks are so close to many, that they can be visited even by feet.

2019 May 01 06:27:25
Johann: Thats accoss the whole city and hot (but cloudy  :) ) Best wishes and greatings.

2019 May 01 06:22:36
Cheav Villa: Get lost in the jungle of Phnom Penh from 2pm till 6pm

2019 May 01 05:40:26
Cheav Villa: Bhante Khemakumara arrived at Wat Sophea Khun in late evening  _/\_ _/\_ _/\_

2019 Apr 29 09:19:56
Johann: Meister Moritz

2019 Apr 29 08:51:27
Moritz: Vandami Bhante _/\_

2019 Apr 29 03:07:40
Moritz: Chom reap leah _/\_ I am going to sleep.

2019 Apr 29 02:59:19
Cheav Villa:  _/\_

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The Daily Routine of a Yogi Monk (Yogàvacara Dinacariyàva)
« on: September 28, 2018, 07:10:29 PM »

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammā-sambuddhassa

The Daily Routine of a Yogi Monk
(Yogàvacara Dinacariyàva)


NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO, ARAHATO, SAMMA SAMBUDDHASSA

 A yogi monk, who has dedicated his life to the Sàsana, and wishes to find solace in the attainment of the supreme bliss of Nibbàna, should always keep that objective in mind in order to achieve the same.

 A yogi monk who is not sick should make it a habit to wake up before dawn. Having woken up, he should rise from his bed immediately, attend to his toilet quickly, chant a protective sutta, study or meditate, and thus not while his day away.

 He should, at the right time, attend to The Buddha [the shrine room], to teachers, sick or senior monks and so forth. If he so wishes, he can go to the refectory for breakfast. He should attend there to his needs without delay, and then return to his dwelling.

 He should then attend to his routine business such as studying Dhamma, keeping his body clean, and meditating. Before the gong sounds for the alms-round, he should rinse his bowl with clean water, put it into its bag and place it aside properly.

 When the gong sounds for the alms-round, he should worship the Triple Gem, robe himself, hang his bowl over his (left) shoulder, and keeping his mind on his meditation, he should arrive at the appointed place within five minutes. He should, still paying attention to his meditation, proceed with the other monks, and when near the alms-hall, he should do his alms-round meditating on Mettà. Having received his alms he should, when returning, not let go of his meditation.

 After he has attended to his needs in the refectory, and after the worship in the shrine room, he should meditate for about an hour on his usual meditation subject, and if he has no studies to do, he should devote the rest of his time only to meditation.

 He should do his chores at around 5 p.m., conclude the evening worship etc., and inquire about the well-being of senior etc. monks. If he so wishes, he can partake of a refreshment, and should then return to his dwelling with a pure mind.

 He should, unless he chants protective suttas, meditate till the end of the first watch. At 10 p.m., when going to sleep, he should determine: "I shall wake up before day-break."

 He should take note of all his daily activities, write a timetable, place it before him, and determine not to depart from it for any reason.

 He should not talk with donors about requisites. If invited, he may, after having obtained permission from his teacher or another senior monk, deliver a dhamma talk; during which occasion he should remember his status as a yogi, and be mindful.

 Since speaking of internal affairs to outsiders, and external affairs to insiders may give rise to dissension, he should guard himself fully against [such activities].

 Since one's good or bad qualities manifest through one's postures of walking etc., he should, whether in private or in public, always deport himself in a manner true to a recluse (samana). This applies also to his speech.

 It is proper that, insofar as he is able, a yogi monk does all his work himself. When doing such work he should have taken care beforehand that there is no break in his calm and peaceful demeanour, or manners befitting a recluse.

 A yogi monk is not allowed to even speak too much, let alone to join in idle talk. Therefore, unless it is absolutely necessary, he should not go to the dwellings of others. He should aim at purity of conduct when moving about: going to worship The Buddha [shrine room], or going for alms etc.

 Since it behoves him, even at the cost of his meditation, not to annoy others, there is no need either for him to boast about or make a display of his virtues and cleverness in front of others.

 The requisites, which he uses regularly, are made easy to use if he keeps them orderly in a fixed place. That way he can do his work quickly, and keep a tranquil mind.

 When, due to objects entering his mind, attachment, aversion or any other mental defilements arise, he should take notice of them, arouse the sense of being a yogi, and thereby become skilful at avoiding such pitfalls.

 He should always maintain external cleanliness, and maintain internal [mental] cleanliness by reflecting several times a day on suttas such as the Dasadhammasutta, akankheyyasutta etc., and on "the grounds for a sense of urgency" (samvegavatthu), and be thus always intent on progress.

 He should know how to perform major and minor work of the Saïgha well, and how to deliver a dhamma sermon of substance, lasting about fifteen minutes. Whatever work he undertakes, he should take care to perform it orderly, properly and neatly.

 He should always remember that fulfilling the duties towards visiting monks helps cultivate one's virtues, and that coming into conflict with those whose conduct is unbecoming of a co-resident causes diminution of one's virtues.

 Should travel be absolutely necessary, he should undertake it as prescribed in the Regulations of these Yogi-Hermitages (Yogashramiya Katika-vata).

 Having considered the fact that knowing how to do one's chores and duties thoroughly, neatly and orderly helps perfect one's Sãla (virtue), he should endeavour to be thus dutiful.

 He should give up excessive correspondence, as well as internal and external association obstructive to the life of a yogi monk.

 Since unencumbered living is the easiest way to lead the monk's life, it behoves him to refrain from hoarding even books. He should, furthermore, refrain from having newspapers full of obscenity so much as near him.

 Conducting one's work [meditation etc.] in accordance with the Regulations of the Shri Kalyani Yogi-Hermitages (Shri Kalyani Yogashramiya Katikavata) and the Regulations of one's place of residence is for the convenience of you who reside here and that of others. It behoves you, therefore, to impress them upon your mind.
Quote from: Handbook for the Shri Kalyani Establishment Of Yogi-Hermitages in Sri Lanka

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Re: The Daily Routine of a Yogi Monk (Yogàvacara Dinacariyàva)
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2018, 01:32:49 AM »
Interesting quotation, very similar the usuals in good monasteries.

* Johann : just to let know. The d-quote is usually used to cite from the Tipitaka. It's for sure good to use it for later traditions, since repeating "namo..." and when careful given the source like Nyom Gus does, perfect and great. When reading from beginning, my person just thought that it's good when others always read and look, and ask for source and check it with Dhamma Vinaya without approve, without rejection (4 great references) for them selves.
This post and Content has come to be by Dhamma-Dana and so is given as it       Dhamma-Dana: Johann

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