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Dave Samsara
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Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by Dave Samsara » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:24 pm

Hello all, I've been into Theravada and the Forest Tradition for over a decade, and thought it might be refreshing to share ideas via a forum!
Im a student psychiatric nurse, father of four, into punk and other noisy music, am a regular for puja at Hartridge Monastery, Devon.....
And I'll add more down the line!

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by tiltbillings » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:47 pm

Welcome.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by cooran » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:55 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel DS! :group:

with metta
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by DNS » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:51 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by retrofuturist » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:55 am

Greetings Dave,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
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 discerns wrong view as wrong view, and right view as right view. This is one's right view." (MN 117)

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by waimengwan » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:19 pm

After one decade I am sure you have much to share, Welcome to the Forum.

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:40 pm

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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