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  • Ong Yong Peng <ypong001@yahoo.com>
    Feb 1, 2003
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      Dear Christine,

      would you kindly provide more info. on the course you would be
      taking, such as a web address or the complete reading/reference list.

      Yong Peng

      --- christine_forsyth wrote:
      > Hello everyone,
      > [This message may appear twice, as it was originally sent an hour
      > so ago and didn't arrive.]
      > I've been a lurking member of this group for some time, but have
      > previously introduced myself.
      > I am an Australian woman, living near Brisbane, Queensland,
      > Australia. I have a grown-up family and not much contact with
      > Theravada Buddhists except those I've met via yahoo groups, and
      > to Thailand. I have an interest in gaining a deeper understanding
      > of Theravada Buddhism and the Pali Canon. Therefore, I am
      > enrolling in 'Introduction to Pali' at the University of
      > this semester, being taught by Dr. Primoz Pecenko. I am looking
      > forward to this course very much. Knowing less than twenty common
      > pali words, I am also feeling a little intimidated but intend to
      > persevere.
      > One of the set texts for this subject is:
      > A.P. Buddhadatta. "The New Pali Course, Part 1 (6th
      > Edition). 'Colombo: The Colombo Apothecaries', 1962.
      > My question is - does anyone know where I can get a copy, and if it
      > is it still in
      > print? The Uni. Bookshop has no knowledge of it. (I understand
      > photocopied pages will be given in the lectures.)
      > Thank you for the existence of this list and your contributions -
      > though mostly 'above my head' it has proved the stimulus for me to
      > take this step. I will also join the others in the Pali Day by Day
      > study corner.
      > metta,
      > Christine
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