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Introducing myself

Postby sati » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:43 pm


I am happy to be here. Thanks for offering such a useful and inspiring online place.

I have been introduced to Theravada through S.N. Goenka and B.Gunaratana 's books, and I am still a beginner.

with Metta, :smile:

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:50 pm

Welcome Aboard Sati!
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:57 pm

Welcome sati!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:40 pm

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

      >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
      -- Proverbs 26:12

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:19 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby cooran » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:32 am

Welcome!! :group:

With metta
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby sati » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:13 am

Thank you everyone for your warm welcome.

with Metta,

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:25 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Benjamin » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:14 pm

Welcome Sati!

May your time here be well spent and conducive to wisdom :)
"Don't believe everything you read."
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Re: Introducing myself

Postby bodom » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:48 pm

Welcome Sati!

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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