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GarudaXIX
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Intro

Postby GarudaXIX » Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:58 pm

Hello everyone,
Just thought I'd drop in and say hi after joining the site.
31 year old guy from York, Britain. Not completely alien to Buddhism but definitely in need of brushing up on it, as I begin to explore it again.

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Re: Intro

Postby Babadhari » Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:12 pm

:hello:
Aflame with the fire of passion, the fire of aversion, the fire of delusion.
Aflame, with birth, aging & death, with sorrows, lamentations, pains, distresses, & despairs ......

Seeing thus, the disciple of the Noble One grows disenchanted. SN 35.28

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Re: Intro

Postby Aloka » Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:14 pm

Hello and welcome, Garuda
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Re: Intro

Postby Mkoll » Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:04 pm

Welcome, GarudaXIX.

:anjali:
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa

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GarudaXIX
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Re: Intro

Postby GarudaXIX » Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:22 pm

Thank you for the welcome everyone!

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mikenz66
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Re: Intro

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:03 pm

Welcome!

:anjali:
Mike

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Re: Intro

Postby cooran » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:12 pm

Welcome! :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: Intro

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:34 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:jedi:

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bodom
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Re: Intro

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:01 am

Welsome!

:anjali:
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: Intro

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:28 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Intro

Postby purple planet » Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:04 pm

hello and welcome :group:


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