Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

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Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby chapulincolorado » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:01 pm

Hello to all from right in the smack of the border between TX and Mexico. I am member of my local group (flor de nopal sangha). I am also a sub member at eSangha and Treeleaf.

I am happy to see such forum exists and being able to learn more about the Dhamma and Buddha.


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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby bodom » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:15 pm

Welcome! Im from San Antonio Texas. Good to see ya here!

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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby genkaku » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:38 pm

Welcome chapulincolorado. Hope you find something useful here and I also hope you are as warm in Texas as we are cold in Massachusetts. :)
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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby Dhammanando » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:50 pm

Hi Chapulincolorado,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :hello:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu

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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:32 pm

Hi :hello:
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But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:39 pm

Greetings and welcome.

Retro. :)
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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby Ben » Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:06 am

Welcome chapulincolorado to Dhamma Wheel!
Thanks for joining us here.

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Re: Saludos desde San Juan, Texas

Postby chapulincolorado » Tue Jan 20, 2009 6:17 pm

Thank you all for your welcome!

bodom_bad_boy -- a big hello to the SA folks! :smile:

Hope to meet other RGV folks.



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