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Upasaka Culadasa now offering 1-on-1 video consultation

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Link: http://dharmatreasure.org/private-consultations/

Culadasa is now offering one on one video consultations for those interested in speaking with the acclaimed author of The Mind Illuminated. Given the status of his health, this fortuitous opportunity is available for those who can afford the fee, which has generated some controversy – consider reading the discussion held over at /r/streamentry, which includes responses from Culadasa himself: 

https://www.reddit.com/r/streamentry/comments/6ljtlt/community_upasaka_culadasa_author_of_the_mind/?st=j4u4tqlc&sh=65d99267

Given the nature of pragmatic dharma, which consists of modernizing good teachings to accelerate awakening en masse, I consider the topic of dana well worth investigating and re-contextualizing.  I am often dismayed at the hardline stance and dismissal of pricing that deviates from the dana model (which has considerable merit), espeically when considering that Culadasa has offered hundreds of talks freely, wrote TMI (a book that is exceedingly affordable given what it offers), and is struggling to pay medical bills and run his retreat center with no retirement funding whatsoever.  

Taking this in whole, may those who are interested approach this offer with an open heart.  
 

RE: Upasaka Culadasa now offering 1-on-1 video consultation
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7/7/17 4:54 PM as a reply to lotb.
^Dominic is a friend of mine/real person in case anyone was wondering (not an advertising bot) emoticon

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7/7/17 5:03 PM as a reply to Noah D.
Thanks for the vouch Noah – looks like I'll have to participate here more to establish legitmacy. emoticon

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7/8/17 12:39 AM as a reply to lotb.
Dominic:
Thanks for the vouch Noah – looks like I'll have to participate here more to establish legitmacy. emoticon

Bro you know the DhO is all about street cred. 

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7/8/17 8:00 AM as a reply to Noah D.
It was clear he wasn't advertising - he used the Spud icon  ;-)

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7/8/17 8:08 AM as a reply to Chris Marti.
Chris Marti:
It was clear he wasn't advertising - he used the Spud icon  ;-)

What's Spud?

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7/8/17 1:18 PM as a reply to Noah D.
Okay, I'll play along*:

http://seattlespuds.org/

http://seattlespuds.org/about.html


*Note for posterity - I can find at least 20 posts here on DhO in which you, yourself, mention SPUDS  emoticon

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7/8/17 1:37 PM as a reply to Chris Marti.
Chris Marti:
Okay, I'll play along*:

http://seattlespuds.org/

http://seattlespuds.org/about.html

 
*Note for posterity - I  can find at least 20 posts here on DhO in which you, yourself, mention SPUDS  emoticon
Lol!

im obviously a bit over excited in the newness of it.  Maybe I'll lay low for awhile now 

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7/9/17 8:10 AM as a reply to Noah D.
I'm happy for you that you're happy about SPUDS. Revel in it!

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7/9/17 8:39 AM as a reply to lotb.
Thank you for sharing.

I'm very saddened to hear about Culadasa's situation. I'm thinking of taking up his offer as a donation; I've actually been benefiting a lot from his free dharma talks this past couple of weeks. 

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7/10/17 5:04 PM as a reply to Warrior Monk.
That's awesome, and a refreshing response to see.  Glad you've benefitted from his talks!