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8 years ago
laughing daquini
Quotecorboy Why I left: I had enough of the pain and torture. I followed the instruction on the 4th day and did not move my legs for an hour. I had so much pain, I wanted to scream.This on top of pain for all the last 3+ days made it realize, I did not want a brutal method of spirituality. The course is 10 days of meditation bootcamp. It involves sitting down 11 hours for meditation and 1
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
8 years ago
laughing daquini
QuoterrmoderatorSeems like there may be an organized effort by Vipassana Retreat supporters to post positive reviews on this thread. Not at all. I was looking on here about a different subject altogether ie NKT and Kelsang Gyatso but noticed the Goenka Vipassana thread and had a look. Since I'd just been on the retreat I thought I'd post a little message about my experience. I�
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
8 years ago
laughing daquini
Hi I just completed my first 10 day Vipassana Retreat in Hereford UK (Feb 3rd) and found it to be a helpful and inspirational experience. I had a struggle to be accepted on the course due to having had a history of mental health issues and diagnosis of bi-polar disorder in 2005. I had to get a letter of permission to attend from my GP and write extensively about why they should let me come.
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
8 years ago
laughing daquini
QuoteTenzin PeljorThank you. I cannot take "lineage holder" seriously, that's why I tend to ignore what the person writes in the details. Thank you Tenzin. Good for you. Yet you manage to shun these fools so politely. Well done and well said every time! I have enjoyed reading your well-informed, measured responses to these wilfully blind, fanatical NKT idiots. You are a p
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
8 years ago
laughing daquini
QuoteLineageholder Firstly, the Western Shugden Society is not related to the NKT ha ha ha....good one...as if... Here are some of the facts which prove this assertion is utter rubbish: (quoted from ) WSS Press Speaker: Kelsang Pema - personal assistant to Gyatso for more than 8 years Front man at 'WSS protests': Khyenrab - Deputy Spiritual Director of the NKT and G
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