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Hello! Hello! Hello!

Postby charlotte » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:17 am

Hello, my name's Charlotte and I live in Australia.
I’ve been taking Buddhist classes and courses based on the New Kadampa Tradition for a while now. I know a lot of people have bad things to say about them, but it’s basically given me a new perspective on life, and as far as I can see they're good people.
I was a Christian for fourteen years and learnt more about self-improvement in the first few hours of studying buddhism than I even learnt in all those years, so I'm keen to continue!
I’m hoping to get to get to know some people and learn much more about Buddhist teachings!
"By depending upon this boat like human form,
we can cross the great ocean of suffering.
Since such a vessel will be hard to find again,
there no time to sleep, you fool!"
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Postby tiltbillings » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:20 am

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

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Postby cooran » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:39 am

Welcome Charlotte! :group:

With metta
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---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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Postby plwk » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:44 am

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Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:51 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Postby Cittasanto » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:43 pm

welcome aboard!
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
With Metta
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"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."
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Postby charlotte » Tue Mar 12, 2013 4:10 am

thanks for the welcome everyone!
"By depending upon this boat like human form,
we can cross the great ocean of suffering.
Since such a vessel will be hard to find again,
there no time to sleep, you fool!"
Shantideva- Guide to the Bodhisattava's way of life
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Postby manas » Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:43 am

Hi charlotte. I wish you ever increasing joy as you journey in the Dhamma. :anjali:
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Postby waimengwan » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:48 am

Welcome :)
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