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2019: The Year in Review

2019's Top Users

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@Viveka
266
@karl_lew
228
@Dhammanando
223
@Mat
207
@Gillian
180
@sabbamitta
179
@paul1
143
@Khemarato.bhikkhu
142
@suaimhneas
138
@Robbie
129

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@sujato
61
@SarathW1
49
@Amatabhani
45
@Vimala
33
@sabbamitta
31
@dhammadharo
29
@Snowbird
26
@Martin
25
@Gabriel_L
24
@karl_lew
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@Mat
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@karl_lew
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@sujato
928
@Martin
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@sabbamitta
800
@SarathW1
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@Khemarato.bhikkhu
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@Viveka
535
@Amatabhani
468
@Gillian
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@karl_lew
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@Mat
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@sujato
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@Martin
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@sabbamitta
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@SarathW1
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@Khemarato.bhikkhu
431
@Amatabhani
366
@Gabriel
345
@Viveka
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@Robbie
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@Mat
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@Florian
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365
@suaimhneas
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@Gillian
361
@sabbamitta
360
@Viveka
360
@UpasakaMichael
359
@musiko
358
@karl_lew
358
@Metaphor
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@musiko @Gillian @Metaphor
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Top #The Watercooler Topics

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User Topic Hours Read
Vinaya Doodles :grin: 102
What is the reason for following all the rules of the Vinaya? 51
Discussing jhana 51
Loneliness: An unknown epidemic? 49
What did the Buddha mean by 'music'? 44

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User Topic Likes
Congratulations to AlexM on his ordination 41
Introducing Rainbodhi LGBTQIA+ Community 40
Gratitude and Appreciation for the Buddha Sangha 32
Congratulations Samaneri Pasannā 31
Ayya Vimalanyani Leaves Tilorien Monastery 31

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Vinaya Doodles :grin: 181
Why Buddhism is not growing? 138
Loneliness: An unknown epidemic? 102
Dhamma doodles :grin: 101
Discussing jhana 99

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Congratulations to AlexM on his ordination 41
Introducing Rainbodhi LGBTQIA+ Community 39
Gratitude and Appreciation for the Buddha Sangha 35
Bhante Sujato's teaching tour 2019–2020 34
Waiting for the end 32

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User Topic Bookmarks
Dhamma doodles :grin: 24
What is the reason for following all the rules of the Vinaya? 6
Loneliness: An unknown epidemic? 6
[Jhana] Simile of Bath Powder & Losing Sense of Body 5
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Top #Discussion Topics

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User Topic Hours Read
Limitations of the EBTs 83
The Dhamma , Veganism and Vegetarianism 79
Translating Nibbana as extinguishment 70
The Problem With Disregarding the Distinction Between Renunciant and Lay Practice 70
On a couple of supposed Vinaya rules regarding monks and women and trans people 61

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User Topic Likes
On a couple of supposed Vinaya rules regarding monks and women and trans people 30
A collection of Early Buddhist material not found in the Pali Nikayas and Chinese Agamas 29
On the legality of Non-Binary ordination 23
Bunnies, bones and funerals; some stimulus for contemplation of death and dying 19
New paper by Wynne defending the historicity of the Buddha against recent scholarly skepticism 18

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User Topic Replies
The case for bare awareness? 192
The Dhamma , Veganism and Vegetarianism 147
Unpleasant pain in Jhana? 144
Translating Nibbana as extinguishment 132
Do you have faith in celibacy? 127

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User Topic Score
A collection of Early Buddhist material not found in the Pali Nikayas and Chinese Agamas 34
On a couple of supposed Vinaya rules regarding monks and women and trans people 33
The Problem With Disregarding the Distinction Between Renunciant and Lay Practice 31
Bunnies, bones and funerals; some stimulus for contemplation of death and dying 29
Limitations of the EBTs 28

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User Topic Bookmarks
Discernment challenge 😎 30
Limitations of the EBTs 15
Why Secular Buddhism is Not True 8
Suttas against 'no self' and 'no soul' 7
Suicide Cases in the Suttas and the "authenticity"(early/late etc) of the texts 7
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Top #Q & A Topics

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User Topic Hours Read
For the Venerables in the forum: What is the wisest way to spend the nissaya period? 28
Where can I find the embarrassing questions that were/are asked of prospective bhikkhunis? 23
Chinese Translations vs. EBTs 22
What are the rules on how to wear a robe? 19
(In)finite number of beings 17

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User Topic Likes
For the Venerables in the forum: What is the wisest way to spend the nissaya period? 20
Early Chinese Buddhism - A big picture 18
Looking for general quotes, that summarize or portrait the wisdom of the eigthfold path. 11
Bhikkhuni Patimokkha Manual 10
Looking for Peer-Reviewed, Open-Access, Buddhist-Studies Journals 10

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User Topic Replies
Is it ok to take some alcohol occasionally? 53
What is the meaning of Akāliko? 46
(In)finite number of beings 45
Samadhi as unified awareness or specific awareness 40
Three-fold classification of the physical 40

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For the Venerables in the forum: What is the wisest way to spend the nissaya period? 30
Did King Bimbisara ever go to war? 24
How big was the Buddha's alms bowl? 23
Looking for general quotes, that summarize or portrait the wisdom of the eigthfold path. 23
Chinese Translations vs. EBTs 23

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User Topic Bookmarks
Systematic & Structured Approach to Buddhism 6
Learning the Pāṭimokkha 5
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Top #Translations Topics

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User Topic Hours Read
English Translation of Chinese Agamas 67
Wanted :female_detective: : Translator for SC-Voice interface 33
Dhammapada 1: The Pairs (Dhp 1–20) 28
My own renditions of some suttas 24
Error in MA 2 third jhana formula (Charles Patton trans.) 21

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Dhammapada chapter 5: The Fool 25
English Translation of Chinese Agamas 24
My own renditions of some suttas 19
Dharma Pearls Updates 17
Dhammapada 1: The Pairs (Dhp 1–20) 15

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Wanted :female_detective: : Translator for SC-Voice interface 154
English Translation of Chinese Agamas 124
My own renditions of some suttas 62
New website with complete Sinhala Tipitaka translation 39
Legacy of Venerable Dr. Bhante Punnaji 32

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Dhammapada chapter 5: The Fool 31
My own renditions of some suttas 29
Dharma Pearls Updates 29
Dhammapada 1: The Pairs (Dhp 1–20) 28
Dhammapada chp. 7: The Perfected Ones (90–99) 25
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Top #Feedback Topics

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SuttaCentral Voice v1.0.0 Released :heart_eyes: 59
How do I tell friends to find a Sutta? 10
Request for Ven. Thanissaro's translation of AN10.58 to be uploaded 10
Searching SC: Limited Hits for Anapana 8
Request for Ven. Pannobhāsa's translation of the Sn Aṭṭḥakavagga to be uploaded 7

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SuttaCentral Voice v1.0.0 Released :heart_eyes: 31
Thanks for the translations 16
Sutta Teachings of Buddha via Animation 12

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SuttaCentral Voice v1.0.0 Released :heart_eyes: 368
Please report any errors or typos! 306
Report bugs for the new site here! :bug: 83
Let's read Bhante Sujato's Sutta translations 74
SC-Voice: feedback for fine-tuning Portuguese TTS voice (aka Ricardo) 69

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The Inline Pāli Dictionary is So Cool 23
Request for Ven. Pannobhāsa's translation of the Sn Aṭṭḥakavagga to be uploaded 22
Yellow Brick Road for Parallels 21
Tibetan text links 21
SC-Voice: feedback for fine-tuning Portuguese TTS voice (aka Ricardo) 21
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