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Caraka
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Greetings

Post by Caraka » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:13 am

I'm new to the path. A student. I have been thinking to join a online Sangha for a while, and here I am.

:anjali:

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Re: Greetings

Post by tiltbillings » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:27 am

Caraka wrote:I'm new to the path. A student. I have been thinking to join a online Sangha for a while, and here I am.

:anjali:
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

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Re: Greetings

Post by bodom » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:32 am

Welcome Caraka!

: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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Post by Ben » Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:44 pm

Hi Caraka 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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Re: Greetings

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:01 pm

Welcome Caraka!
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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Post by DNS » Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:36 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Post by cooran » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:38 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

with metta
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Post by retrofuturist » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:08 pm

Greetings Caraka,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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