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Post by arijitmitter » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:59 am


My name is Arijit and I stay in Calcutta, India.
For about last 18 months I have felt a strong inner attraction towards Lord Buddha. There are very few Buddhist monasteries in Calcutta and none that are " inviting " to an inquisitive stranger [ none that hold discourses of any kind or explain anything if you ask; they hold daily prayers in evening which public are allowed to attend ].
So I am glad to have found this Forum of like minded individuals. Very glad to be part of this Forum with all of you.

:namaste: Arijit

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Post by Ben » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:02 pm

Hi Arijit and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
I am glad you have found us.
kind regards,

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- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Hi Everyone

Post by cooran » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:13 pm

Hello Arijit - welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

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---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Post by DNS » Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:08 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:04 pm

Welcome Arjit! Every good blessing to you! :anjali:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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