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Hello from Sweden

Post by VipassanaSwede » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:24 am

Hello,

New member here.
I live in Stockholm, Sweden. Father, archivist, turning 50 in a couple of years. (I feel like I'm 40, though.)

First got interested in Buddhism, in a very general sense, about twenty years ago.
Started my vipassana meditation practice in 2010, found my sangha here in Stockholm, went to a couple of week-long retreats.

Unfortunately I lost track of it all, I'm not exactly sure why... Became a father, the years passed... Things happen.

Now I feel my inner calling again. Maybe it's because I'm newly separated and going through a rough time, I don't know. Maybe it's my age.

Anyways, it's nice to be a member of Dhamma Wheel. I will mainly be a quiet reader here, won't be posting much, there is so much knowledge here, what can I possibly contribute.

Metta,

:buddha1:
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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by Sam Vara » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:26 am

Hi VipassanaSwede!

It's good to see you here. Welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :hello:

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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by SarathW » Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:29 am

:hello:
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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by DNS » Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:03 pm

Welcome to DW!


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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by VipassanaSwede » Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:56 am

Thank you! :)

Metta,

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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by bodom » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:55 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
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: Hello from Sweden

Post by VipassanaSwede » Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:42 pm

bodom wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:55 pm
Welcome!

:namaste:
Thank you kindly!


Metta,

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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by Virgo » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:32 pm

Welcome VipassanaSwede.

:namaste: Kevin...
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Re: Hello from Sweden

Post by VipassanaSwede » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:20 am

Virgo wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:32 pm
Welcome VipassanaSwede.

:namaste: Kevin...
Thank you!


Metta,

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