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Greetings from Canada

Postby Joe33060 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:21 pm

Hi my name is Joe I recently move to Montreal from Florida were I spend for many years. I work in medicine for twenty years, also did security work. I am interested in vipassana meditation now. I became Buddhist about eighteen years this was a gradual process I did some research as to what I was comfortable with, and resulted in the Therevada practice . I like to travel I have been southeast Asia many times. I hope to learn more in discussions about the Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha and noble truth also meditation practice.

Joe

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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby Virgo » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:27 pm

Welcome Joe.

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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:55 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby Hickersonia » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:24 pm

Well met, Joe! :) :anjali:
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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:35 am

Welcome to DW!
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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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby cooran » Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:43 am

Welcome Joe! :group:

With metta,
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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:41 pm

Greetings Joe,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Retro. :)
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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby Still Searching » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:10 am

Welcome to our community, we're pleased to have you join us. :group:

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Re: Greetings from Canada

Postby bodom » Fri Sep 20, 2013 2:00 am

Welcome Joe!

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