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Post by jmccoy » Sat Jun 03, 2017 1:07 am

Hi there.

I'm from the Pacific Northwest of the USA. Have been a student of Eastern philosophy for most of my life and finally got into determined sitting / meditation after going through some life changing, eye opening ordeals a couple of years ago which led me to trying out my first Goenka 10-day course. Since then I have been sorting through what's right and best for me personally from the mishmash of systems, influences and "technologies" I have been exposed to. I've settled on Vipassana and Theravada.

This looks like a good forum, thanks for being here. :)


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Post by DNS » Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:40 am

Welcome to DW!


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Post by SarathW » Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:00 am

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

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Post by bodom » Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:41 pm


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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Re: Hello folks

Post by DC2R » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:21 pm

Welcome and good luck on the path!
May the blessings of the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha always be firmly established in your hearts.


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