Greetings from Mars

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kereD
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Greetings from Mars

Post by kereD » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:00 pm

... or at least it feels like it, sometimes.
Las Vegas is a tough place to better yourself, and a seemingly perfect place to practice Buddhist philosophy.
Nice to meet you all ... :hello:
- kereD

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by bodom » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:17 pm

Welcome kereD!

: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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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by cooran » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:43 pm

Welcome kereD!

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---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by DNS » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:34 pm

:hello: Hi neighbor!

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by Ben » Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:36 pm

Hi kered 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.
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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by manas » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:52 pm

Greetings kereD

well we might not be on the same planet, but we are on the same page, I think - literally and metaphorically

welcome to Dhamma Wheel :anjali:

manas
Then the Blessed One, picking up a tiny bit of dust with the tip of his fingernail, said to the monk, "There isn't even this much form...feeling...
perception...fabrications...consciousness that is constant, lasting, eternal, not subject to change, that will stay just as it is as long as eternity."

(SN 22.97)

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by Dmytro » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:29 am

Hi KereD,

and welcome from the Moon! :hello:

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by retrofuturist » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:41 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by Alobha » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:30 am

kereD wrote:... or at least it feels like it, sometimes.
Las Vegas is a tough place to better yourself, and a seemingly perfect place to practice Buddhist philosophy.
Nice to meet you all ... :hello:
Welcome kereD!
Las Vegas can't be such a bad place with David and you around! :smile:

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by Ytrog » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:10 am

Welcome :)

If you happen to see curiosity greet him for me :mrgreen:
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.
mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments
If you see any unskillful speech (or other action) from me let me know, so I can learn from it.

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Re: Greetings from Mars

Post by waimengwan » Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:45 pm

Welcome Kered, yes Las Vegas is the perfect place to practice :) spiritual practitioners can really thrive that pressure cooker!

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