Hello from darkest Yorkshire

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1320
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Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by 1320 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:14 pm

Hello , I'm Luke I live on the edge of the Peak District in sleepy Yorkshire. I am new to this, so please excuse my lack of knowledge, I'm hoping very much to change this. I'm looking to learn and grow, I'd love to make friends and maybe find someone to teach me. I cannot get to meetings or groups due to personal difficulties but I long to grow as a person.

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by Mkoll » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:57 pm

Greetings and welcome to the forum.

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Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by Dhammanando » Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:40 pm

From one Yorkshireman to another, welcome to Dhamma Wheel. I hope it will prove valuable for you.

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by DNS » Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:47 pm

Welcome to DW!

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by Aloka » Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:37 pm

Hello Luke :hello:

I'm from the chilly north-east of the UK.

Welcome to DW!

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by SarathW » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:25 pm

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

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by retrofuturist » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:44 pm

Greetings Luke,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Paul. :)
"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)

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by 1320 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:47 pm

Thank you so much, I suddenly feel my situation getting brighter.

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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by bodom » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:27 am

Welcome!

:namaste:
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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Re: Hello from darkest Yorkshire

Post by ganegaar » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:38 am

Welcome!.
Sīlepatiṭṭhāya naro sapañño, cittaṃ paññañca bhāvayaṃ;
Ātāpī nipako bhikkhu, so imaṃ vijaṭaye jaṭanti.

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