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locrian
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Hello

Post by locrian » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:07 pm

Hi everyone,

I am a regular American living in Boise, Id.
I posted in the bios thinking it was the intro, then noticed this, but at any rate - hello :)

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mikenz66
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Re: Hello

Post by mikenz66 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:14 pm

Welcome locrian!

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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bodom
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Re: Hello

Post by bodom » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:02 pm

Welcome locrian!

: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 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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vidar
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Re: Hello

Post by vidar » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:30 pm

Welcome locrian!

:hello:
All the world is on fire, All the world is burning, All the world is ablaze, All the world is quaking. That which does not quake or blaze, That to which worldlings do not resort, Where there is no place for Mara:That is where my mind delights. (SN 5.7)

By degrees, little by little,
from moment to moment,
the wise purify themselves,
as a smith purifies silver.
—Dhammapada 239

locrian
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Re: Hello

Post by locrian » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:53 pm

Thanks everyone :)
that little waving guy is about the cutest emoticon I've ever seen lol

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Ben
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Re: Hello

Post by Ben » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:17 am

Hi locrian and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:16 am

Welcome to DW locrian!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Hello

Post by tiltbillings » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:57 am

Welcome.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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