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Suranga
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Post by Suranga » Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:28 am

Hi everyone,

I just signed in as a new member. I am a Sri Lankan, 40 yrs old, engineer in profession..now trying to follow lord Buddhas path to find the ultimate happyness.
BTW its great site here.and thanks to every one who make an effort to spread dhamma here.. :twothumbsup:

Suranga

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Re: New member

Post by paul » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:52 am

Welcome to DW. You'll find the western attitude here a little different than Sri Lanka, most contributors are not trying to spread the Dhamma, they are trying to understand it for themselves.

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Re: New member

Post by Suranga » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:48 am

paul wrote: You'll find the western attitude here a little different than Sri Lanka,
Thanks. BTW whether its western..Eastern , Nothern, southern or what ever the attitude....I dont mind. I just wanted to admire the members here. cheers.. :clap:

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Re: New member

Post by SarathW » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:21 am

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

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Re: New member

Post by retrofuturist » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:14 am

Greetings Suranga,

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)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: New member

Post by bodom » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:16 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 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: New member

Post by DNS » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:48 pm

Welcome to DW!

:buddha2:

Suranga
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Re: New member

Post by Suranga » Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:29 am

thanks all... :anjali:

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Re: New member

Post by CedarTree » Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:58 pm

Welcome! :sage:


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Re: New member

Post by BasementBuddhist » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:30 pm

Welcome to Dhamma wheel, I hope you find what you're looking for.

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