Any Westerners Looking to Learn About Buddhism
At Wat Dallas we have a Buddhist Discussion Group for Western Students in English Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Main Building after Chanting and Meditation. If you are interested in Buddhism or are a practicing Buddhist.Please join us on for an open discussion on Dhamma. Please question everything and come with all your questions. If you are needing assistance in becoming a monk and wish to learn more please contact Jack Boling. Kent and Jack Boling will be leading the discussion on Buddhism. If you need personal instruction you can contact Jack Boling at 940-594-7794 or Kent at 214-690-7797
Buddhist followers may now be divided into two categories namely: monks and lay men or four kinds, namely: Bhikku, Samaner, Upasaka (churchman or lay man) and Upasika (churchwoman or lay woman). There are no more Bkikkuni, Samaneri Nan Sikkhamana. Their duties do differ but they similarly have to adhere strictly to the following five principles:-
1. Exercising utmost eforts to study and understand the teaching of the Buddha and the Buddhist religion.
2. Tryng to behave properly and appropritely to one's sex and status as ruled by the Buddha, i.e, the churchmen and the churchwomen are to