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RachelUK90
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Rai from UK

Post by RachelUK90 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:28 am

Hello friends :)

I relish the opportunity to talk about Dharma. I have learnt about Buddhism alone for 2 years (mostly through Access to Insight) and don’t have anyone to talk to on the subject that isnt sceptical.

I hope to learn much here and feel as though I have a Sangha.

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by Dinsdale » Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:47 am

RachelUK90 wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:28 am
Hello friends :)

I relish the opportunity to talk about Dharma. I have learnt about Buddhism alone for 2 years (mostly through Access to Insight) and don’t have anyone to talk to on the subject that isnt sceptical.

I hope to learn much here and feel as though I have a Sangha.

Meta to all,
Rachel (Rai)
Welcome Rai. :hello:

Which part of the UK are you in? ( I'm in Suffolk ). And are there any Buddhist groups locally that you could visit?
Buddha save me from new-agers!

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by SarathW » Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:56 am

:hello:
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Re: Rai from UK

Post by DooDoot » Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:39 am

:namaste: Welcome Rai
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Re: Rai from UK

Post by bodom » Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:43 am

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: Rai from UK

Post by Aloka » Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:19 pm

Welcome Rai :hello:

I'm from the UK too.


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Re: Rai from UK

Post by RachelUK90 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:16 pm

Dinsdale wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:47 am
RachelUK90 wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:28 am
Hello friends :)

I relish the opportunity to talk about Dharma. I have learnt about Buddhism alone for 2 years (mostly through Access to Insight) and don’t have anyone to talk to on the subject that isnt sceptical.

I hope to learn much here and feel as though I have a Sangha.

Meta to all,
Rachel (Rai)
Welcome Rai. :hello:

Which part of the UK are you in? ( I'm in Suffolk ). And are there any Buddhist groups locally that you could visit?
:thanks:

I’m based in the south of Cornwall (near Falmouth). The nearest temple to me is Plymouth (2.5hr drive) and they’re Kadampas I think :?:

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by Aloka » Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:16 pm

Maybe check the Buddhanet World Buddhist directory for the UK, to see if you've missed anything in your area? I think they show small groups, as well as temples, monasteries etc.

http://www.buddhanet.info/wbd/country.php?country_id=76

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by DNS » Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:04 pm

Welcome to DW!

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by Sam Vara » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:18 pm

Hello Rai, and welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :hello:

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by RachelUK90 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:16 pm

Thanks to all for the advice and kind welcome :)

I think I'm going to like this forum

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Re: Rai from UK

Post by retrofuturist » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:56 pm

Greetings Rai,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

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