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by halden
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Forming a study group
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Re: Forming a study group

I have been working with In The Buddha's Words and would love a study group.
by halden
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1

Hi Halden. I was moved by your descriptions of " thoughts of death ", which, for me, gave the impression of "death" as a mentally generated idea rather than a physical phenomena. To unpack what I have come to since really practicing with death, the impermanence of "thoughts of Death", and the imper...
by halden
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1

I think you start the journey of the path with the right foot. If there is no attachment, aversion, and ignorance there is nothing to die. I am finding it to be a very power tool. Finding a way to get comfortable with the impermanence of life extends to seeing the impermanence in everything. I have...
by halden
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1

Thank you.

That post is actually what lead me to discovering Dhamma Wheel!
by halden
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: In the Buddha’s Words 1.1
Replies: 9
Views: 352

In the Buddha’s Words 1.1

I am working through a systematic reading and study of "In the Buddha's Words" where I read and work with one section at the time. The first section I have been working with has been: 1.1 Old Age, Illness, and Death Aging and Death (SN 3:3) The Simile of the Mountain (SN 3:25) The Divine Messengers ...
by halden
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Re: Greetings

Is there a particular forum in which to post questions/thoughts on readings? Greetings Halden, Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. If you ever wish to discuss something you come across during your readings, by all means initiate a new topic, and you'll be sure to get an array of different perspectives in retur...
by halden
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 8
Views: 771

Greetings

Hello everyone, After some encouragement from a good friend who has been practicing for some years I have finally (since last September) started taking my practice seriously. I read constantly (Currently reading In the Buddha's Words and Why Buddhism is true), listen to a variety of Dharma talk podc...