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Greetings from Bangkok

Post by Dennie » Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:12 pm

Just found this forum and I am looking forward to being a contributing member.
I am on holiday in Bangkok (have been here for almost 3 weeks). I flew here from Baghdad, Iraq where I work but Texas is home.
I have been interested in Buddhism for many years but my holiday here and meeting some phenomenal people has deepened my desire to know more about and practice the belief.
Today I went to a meditation class and received so much peace and knowledge and it has only whetted my desire to learn more.
Thank you for allowing me to share your place and hope to learn more from the knowledgeable individuals that call this home.
Peace and Love :anjali:

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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:17 pm

Welcome Dennie!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Post by DNS » Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:40 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Re: Greetings from Bangkok

Post by bodom » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:14 pm

Welcome Dennie!

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 Caraka » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:20 pm

I love Bangkok :-)


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Post by cooran » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:37 pm

Welcome Dennie! Hope to see more of your posts around the forums. :group:

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Post by retrofuturist » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:42 pm

Greetings Dennie,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
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Post by waimengwan » Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:21 pm

Love bangkok making lots of dana to lots of monks. Welcome Dennie!

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