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John with cats
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Looking for a new way

Post by John with cats » Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:48 am

Hi I am John. I am looking for a better way to live. A better way to be.

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by retrofuturist » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:55 am

Greetings John,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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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)

"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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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by binocular » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:14 am

John with cats wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:48 am
Hi I am John. I am looking for a better way to live. A better way to be.
How many cats do you have?

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by Sam Vara » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:22 pm

Hi from Sam Vara with cat! Welcome to DW. :)

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by DNS » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:08 pm

Welcome to DW!

Cats rule, dogs drool.

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by bodom » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:38 pm

Welcome!

:anjali:
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: Looking for a new way

Post by befriend » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:05 pm

Hi john, A good Way to live and a better way to be is practicing the shorter discourse to Rahula Sutta.
Take care of mindfulness and mindfulness will take care of you.

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by Dhammanando » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:33 pm

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel,

from Dhammanando and his three cats.

:hello:
On retreat and offline May 22 - July 10.

„Sedem solitariam, cubitum solitarium
solitarius colens non segnis,
solitarius semet ipse domans
in sylva extrema delectatus sit.“

(Dhammapada 305. tr. Viggo Fausbøll. 1855)

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by null » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:52 pm

:twothumbsup:

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Re: Looking for a new way

Post by BasementBuddhist » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:02 pm

Welcome to Dhamma wheel, Buddhism will remake your world, if you let it. It takes time and hard work, but it is worth it.

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