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Hello from Trier Germany.

Post by Thorshof » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:54 pm

Hello Everyone.
I started ACT Therapy and Meditation about 7 months ago. This renewed my dormant interest in Buddhism and Insight Meditation that I had about 12 years ago.
So what to say about myself....hmmm? I live in a small village in Germany near the Luxembourg border. I am a U.S. military veteran and retired.
I meditate daily, and agree with the reality of "The 4 Noble Truths" I lean more toward Theravada Buddhism but like Mahayana and the symbology of Vajrayana also. At this stage in my life I am more interested in practice and transformation than religion and belief systems.
I am looking for a local Sangha (that I can drive to) and or a E-Sangha. Any help here would be greatly appreciated.

Peace and Blessings everyone.


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Post by DNS » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:47 pm

Welcome to DW!

I was a U.S. Army brat, born and raised in Kaiserslautern and Frankfurt.


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Post by SarathW » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:35 pm

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

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Re: Hello from Trier Germany.

Post by bodom » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:22 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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Re: Hello from Trier Germany.

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:59 am

Greetings Thomas,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


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)

"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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