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Hi!

Postby Feathers » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:27 pm

Hi! I've been lurking for a while, thought I'd finally say hello :smile:

I've been reading up on Buddhism for over a year, and trying to meditate. More recently I picked up metta, which I like. I'm not very disciplined though, and I have issues with focus (exacerbated by medical issues/medication), so my progress is painfully slow. I am hoping to visit a monastery sometime this year for a short stay and see if I can't kickstart my practice. In the mean time I'm working out of books for my instructions.

I'm grateful for this forum being here, I've learned a lot by browsing.

Hello everyone, nice to meet you all :smile:
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mikenz66
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Re: Hi!

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:38 pm

Welcome Feathers,

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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Re: Hi!

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:48 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:anjali:

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Re: Hi!

Postby cooran » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:07 pm

Welcome to Dhammawheel!! :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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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hi!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:14 pm

Welcome to DW Feathers!
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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Kiva-Theravada Buddhists:http://www.kiva.org/team/theravada_buddhists
My Practice Blog:
http://khalilbodhi.wordpress.com

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Re: Hi!

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:19 pm

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

There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80

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

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

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waimengwan
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Re: Hi!

Postby waimengwan » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:53 am

Welcome Feathers!


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