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Salutations from Savannah

Postby ikondave » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:43 am

Hello all,

I am Dave from Savannah. Looking forward to learning more about the Dhamma Wheel community.

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Re: Salutations from Savannah

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:57 am

Greetings Dave,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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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: Salutations from Savannah

Postby Ben » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:58 am

Hi Dave, welcome to DW!
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.

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Re: Salutations from Savannah

Postby bodom » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:42 am

Welcome Dave!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Salutations from Savannah

Postby cooran » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:00 am

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: Salutations from Savannah

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 27, 2013 3:32 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Salutations from Savannah

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:38 pm

Welcome Dave!
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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