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DharmaDude
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Hi!

Postby DharmaDude » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:48 am

Hello,

I'm 39 and been practicing Theravada Buddhism on and off [more off than on] for about twenty years or so, with a particular focus on the Forest Tradition & lineage of Ajahn Chah. I have been in lurk mode on this forum for a while, but have been learning from and enjoying the discussions. As I need help with my own practice, I thought it time to join up.

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Peace, DD

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tiltbillings
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Re: Hi!

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:57 am

Welcome. i hope DW will be help to you.
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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bodom
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Re: Hi!

Postby bodom » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:09 pm

Welcome!

:anjali:
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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Ben
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Location: kanamaluka

Re: Hi!

Postby Ben » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:59 pm

Hi DD and welcome to DW!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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cooran
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Location: Queensland, Australia

Re: Hi!

Postby cooran » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:49 pm

Welcome DD! :group:

With metta
Chris
---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: Hi!

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:29 am

:hello:
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