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Back online, happy belated New Year's

Postby Still Searching » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:25 am

Sorry everyone for not being online lately and not responding to my messages or thread posts.
I have been keeping busy with my offline life as I am currently looking for a job and a new home.
Also, my relationship with my family has been a little chaotic but I'm doing everything I can to stay strong and have been studying Buddhism as much as possible.

Hope you all have had a lovely Christmas & New Year's.

I will try to keep in touch as much as I can.

P.S. Thank you all for your support to my path to enlightenment.
I have learned a lot from this forum.

:namaste:
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." ~ Siddhārtha, Gautama Buddha

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Re: Back online, happy belated New Year's

Postby bodom » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:05 am

Welcome Still Searching!

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This is our foundation: to have sati, recollection, and sampajañña, self-awareness, whether standing, walking, sitting, or reclining. Whatever arises, just leave it be, don't cling to it. Be it like or dislike, happiness or suffering, doubt or certainty. Don't try to label everything, just know it. See that all the things that arise in the mind are simply sensations. They are transient. They arise, exist and cease. That's all there is to them, they have no self or being, they are neither ''us'' nor ''them.'' They are not worthy of clinging to, any of them. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Back online, happy belated New Year's

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:34 am

Hope everything is working out for you!
but Happy New Year To You Too.
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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