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Post by Vredstein » Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:46 pm

My name is Jesse. I'll make an effort to recognize the dangers involved in internet forums and avoid having my participation become a cause for suffering. I'm quite intimidated by the enormity of the task involved in reaching enlightenment. I'll appreciate any support in remaining mindful of what can be done presently to at least make progress.

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Post by cooran » Wed Sep 09, 2015 11:10 pm

Welcome Jesse! :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 SarathW » Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:30 am

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

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Post by bodom » Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:42 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 no struggling, no thinking,
the mind, still,
will see cause and effect
vanishing in the Void.
Attached to nothing, letting go:
Know that this is the way
to allay all stress.

- Upasika Kee Nanayan

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Post by ryanM » Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:02 am

aloha Jesse!
sabbe dhammā nālaṃ abhinivesāya

"nothing whatsoever should be clung to"

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Post by DNS » Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:52 am

Welcome to DW!


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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:24 am

Welcome to DW Jesse!
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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Post by Alobha » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:59 am

Welcome :)

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Post by Jim1 » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:15 am

Right on Jesse, sounds like you're on the right track. Welcome!

With metta,
"He who walks in the eightfold noble path with unswerving determination is sure to reach Nirvana." Buddha

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