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Eliane
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Hello from Montreal

Post by Eliane » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:58 pm

Hello everybody!

I've just moved to Montreal, QC, and I'm looking for a group to practice Shamata. I saw a few places here but didn't find anything about this practice yet, maybe some of you could help me.

I met my teacher, Lama Padma Samten (who was named Lama by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche) in 1999, in Brazil and I've been his student since. During my last retreat there (Brazil) I met Alan Wallace (http://www.sbinstitute.com/alan" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;), who talked about the importance of Shamata and conducted a few practices.

I would like to go on with this practice but it's always easier to practice in a group :group: than alone :candle: .

Edit: I speak French also (not perfect but enough)


:namaste: Eliane
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Re: Hello from Montreal

Post by bodom » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:17 pm

Welcome Eliane! Please be sure to visit our sister site http://www.dharmawheel.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; for a Mayayana and Vajrayana perspective on shamata.

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To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: Hello from Montreal

Post by DNS » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:16 pm

:hello:
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Re: Hello from Montreal

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:52 pm

Welcome Eliane!
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: Hello from Montreal

Post by cooran » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:28 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

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Re: Hello from Montreal

Post by retrofuturist » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:16 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
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