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Hello folks!

Post by thecannonball » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:02 pm

Hi everybody,

New to the forums and new to the practice of Buddhism in general. I have been semi-interested in Buddhism for quite some time but I'm only really diving in now at almost 30 years of age. I perused a few different forums before joining here but this seemed like the place to be! I'm sure I'm going to have plenty of questions and look forward to some interesting discussions. Hope you're all doing well.


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Post by Alobha » Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:08 pm

Welcome Cannonball! :smile:

How did you get interested in buddhism?

Best wishes,

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Post by DNS » Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:14 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Post by cooran » Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:28 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :group:

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Post by retrofuturist » Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:14 am

Greetings Cannonball,

Welcome to the forum!



Retro. :)
"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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Post by bodom » Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:41 am

Welcome Cannonball!

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 mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5

"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:41 pm

Welcome! :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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