Bonjour

Introduce yourself to others at Dhamma Wheel.
Post Reply
Layt
Posts: 60
Joined: Fri May 04, 2018 12:58 pm

Bonjour

Post by Layt » Sun May 06, 2018 4:54 pm

... or "Hello" if you prefer ~

So I'm French, but unlike most of my compatriots I understand English and I can pronounce it without sounding like a cliché croissant-eater.

Anyway, I'm interested in original buddhism, so I study the Theravāda and I come up with new theories all the time. I also like manga, science and cute things. Now about things that I don't like... religions, traditions, my old philosophy teacher, spiders and vegetables.

I don't believe in the rebirth concept, and I don't pertain to any tradition (obviously).

Uh... is there something else I should add ? Oh right, I don't actually like desserts, I don't understand how people can enjoy eating those things, like seriously !

User avatar
Sam Vara
Posts: 4092
Joined: Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:42 pm
Location: Sussex, U.K.

Re: Bonjour

Post by Sam Vara » Sun May 06, 2018 5:08 pm

bonjour! :hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel, Layt!

User avatar
DNS
Site Admin
Posts: 11701
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:15 am
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, Estados Unidos de América
Contact:

Re: Bonjour

Post by DNS » Sun May 06, 2018 7:15 pm

Welcome to DW!

:toast:


User avatar
bodom
Posts: 6240
Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:18 pm
Location: San Antonio, Texas

Re: Bonjour

Post by bodom » Sun May 06, 2018 7:23 pm

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 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

User avatar
DNS
Site Admin
Posts: 11701
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:15 am
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, Estados Unidos de América
Contact:

Re: Bonjour

Post by DNS » Sun May 06, 2018 7:50 pm

rightviewftw wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 7:22 pm
welcome :hello:
- 5 points for not believing in rebirth
- 100 points for not liking chocolate.

Layt
Posts: 60
Joined: Fri May 04, 2018 12:58 pm

Re: Bonjour

Post by Layt » Sun May 06, 2018 8:28 pm

DNS wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 7:50 pm
rightviewftw wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 7:22 pm
welcome :hello:
- 5 points for not believing in rebirth
- 100 points for not liking chocolate.
I don't like ice cream, French fries and cheese either... I guess I'm an alien ~

SarathW
Posts: 9778
Joined: Mon Sep 10, 2012 2:49 am

Re: Bonjour

Post by SarathW » Sun May 06, 2018 10:24 pm

:hello:
I like chocolate. But I get a headache when I eat chocolate.
But I still keep on eating.
It is like the addiction to this Samsara.
We know it is only Dukkha but want to keep on coming back.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

User avatar
DNS
Site Admin
Posts: 11701
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:15 am
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, Estados Unidos de América
Contact:

Re: Bonjour

Post by DNS » Mon May 07, 2018 1:29 am

I moved the posts regarding rebirth to the Great Rebirth thread. This topic should stay as an introduction and welcome to Layt.
SarathW wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 10:24 pm
:hello:
I like chocolate. But I get a headache when I eat chocolate.
But I still keep on eating.
It is like the addiction to this Samsara.
We know it is only Dukkha but want to keep on coming back.
That could be an allergy to chocolate. I know some people who have that too, but still eat it, because it tastes so good.

I eat the bittersweet dark chocolate (not the candies), so perhaps not a dessert and therefore also like Layt's diet of excluding desserts.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 13 guests