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Hello!

Postby Jacksin » Sat May 18, 2013 10:05 pm

:namaste:

I have been troubled by negative thoughts in my mind for while, until I started looking into Buddhism and following Sakyamuni Buddha's path to end suffering. Theravada has and still is helping me greatly sustain inner peace through dedicated meditation. Also of course, following the Eightfold Path and reminding myself of verses from the Dhammapada.

It is great that I came across a forum containing other dedicated followers of Theravada. I look forward to learning more from all of you.
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Re: Hello!

Postby Ben » Sat May 18, 2013 11:14 pm

Hi Jacksin and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Hello!

Postby cooran » Sun May 19, 2013 3:51 am

Hello Jacksin,

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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Re: Hello!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun May 19, 2013 4:05 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello!

Postby retrofuturist » Mon May 20, 2013 9:05 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hello!

Postby enlightened2013 » Tue May 21, 2013 9:19 pm

welcome, sounds a lot like me :buddha1:
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