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Come to see :)

Postby Zach » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:47 pm

Hello there :namaste:

Some of you may remember me as Caz from other places Ive recently purchased a few books on The Theravadin Sutta's such as In the Buddha's words by Bhikkhu Bodhi and the Vissudhimagga, Ive always enjoyed reading the first turning teachings and hope to gain some further context and appreciation of them here in order to expand my knowledge of Buddhadharma :) :namaste:

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Postby bodom » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:55 pm

Welcome Zach!

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

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Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:19 pm

Welcome Aboard!
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:43 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Postby cooran » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:14 am

Welcome Caz! :group:

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---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Postby Zach » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:31 am

Thanks for the welcome :)

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Postby waimengwan » Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:32 pm

Welcome Zach!

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Postby retrofuturist » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:58 pm

Greetings Caz,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Of the two books you've purchased, definitely start with In The Buddha's Words.


Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

“One to whom it might occur, ‘I’m a woman’ or ‘I’m a man’. Or ‘I’m anything at all’— Is fit for Mara to address.” (SN 5.2)

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