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Hello everyone!

Post by Invincible_Summer » Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:50 am

Long time lurker of these forums, but decided to finally register so I can participate in these discussions.

My name is Dan. I'm 25 and am born & raised in British Columbia, Canada. I've been practicing Buddhism in various forms for about 3 years now, mainly in Soto Zen. However, within the past year of my practice, I've developed doubt towards Zen and have been developing a strong affinity for the teachings of Ajahn Chah, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, Ajahn Brahm, and Bhante G. I'm starting to try out more of an anapanasati styles of practice and find it more rewarding than "just sitting."

I'm sure I'll learn a lot from being on these forums! Thanks for reading!

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Post by cooran » Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:57 am

Welcome to DhammaWheel, Invincible_Summer! :group:

With metta,
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---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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Post by fivebells » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:07 pm

Hey, Dan! Good to see you here!

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Post by DNS » Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:47 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Post by SarathW » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:19 pm

“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Post by villkorkarma » Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:08 pm

welcome :anjali:
one suffer because one hasnt existed long : )

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Post by bodom » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:20 am


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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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:37 am

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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