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Hello from Australia

Post by Upeksha » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:24 am

Hello -

I've been off internet forums, social media and so forth for a number of years - in lieu of having a baby daughter and trying to reduce discursive thought - but am returning gently.

I am more familiar with the Sanskrit Buddhist traditions, but I have a deep love for the Pali canon and huge respect for the Theravada traditions. Hope to have some good dharmic conversations here.....


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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by rightviewftw » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:29 am

Most welcome :twothumbsup:
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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:14 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by SarathW » Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:15 am

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

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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by DNS » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:00 am

Welcome to DW!


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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by bodom » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:17 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 Australia

Post by JamesTheGiant » Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:30 am

Hi there! I lived in Australia for 5 years, nice to meet you.

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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by Upeksha » Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:45 am

Thankyou my new friends!

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Re: Hello from Australia

Post by Kim OHara » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:14 am

Welcome, Upeksha :hello:
It's always good to see another Aussie here. :smile:


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