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Gaoxing
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Hi from China

Post by Gaoxing » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:23 pm

My name is suppose to be Gaoxing but I made a mistake when I logged in, it's now Gaoxiang. I can't seem to correct the mistake. :oops:

Anyway, I suppose its not the end of the world. :rules:

Hope to have a good read here if you'll welcome me. :hello:
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Re: Hi

Post by LonesomeYogurt » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:29 pm

Welcome! A mod might be able to help you change your name.

Either way, I hope you find a nice community here.
Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta

Stuff I write about things.

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Gaoxing
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Re: Hi

Post by Gaoxing » Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:31 pm

Hi LY

Thanks I'm sure I'll find it interesting.

Thanks for the tip about the mod. Are you part of Admin?

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Re: Hi from China

Post by bodom » Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:31 pm

Welcome Gaoxing!
My name is suppose to be Gaoxing but I made a mistake when I logged in

I'll let my colleagues know and we'll get that fixed for you.

: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: Hi from China

Post by hermitwin » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:52 pm

Hi gaoxing, my mother is a chinese.
so i guess we have something in common.

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Re: Hi from China

Post by Gaoxing » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:22 pm

Thanks for all the warm and friendly welcomes.

In Chinese Gaoxing means happy but Gaoxiang almost means 'much craving'. I prefer happy as it is also the name I was given by my Chinese students. I try to teach them English. I'm a South African on contract in China.

Thanks to all of those who offered to fix the name.

I'm certainly impressed by the amount of information available here. :twothumbsup:

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Re: Hi from China

Post by DNS » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:22 pm

(user name changed as requested)

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

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Re: Hi from China

Post by Gaoxing » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:40 am

David N. Snyder wrote:(user name changed as requested)

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:
Hi Dave

Thanks for fixing my name. Please accept my appologies.

Good to know there is Metta going around here.

Our Time Zones must be quite different. :twothumbsup:

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Re: Hi from China

Post by retrofuturist » Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:53 am

Greetings Gaoxing,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Hi from China

Post by Ben » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:27 am

Hi Gaoxing and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
I look forward to your contributions.
kind regards,

Ben
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- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Hi from China

Post by Dmytro » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:31 am

Welcome from Ukraine, Gaoxing! :hello:

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Re: Hi from China

Post by cooran » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:44 am

Welcome from Australia! Look forward to reading your Posts.
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Re: Hi from China

Post by rowyourboat » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:18 am

Welcome from London Gaoxin! Looking forward to hear about how Buddhism is doing in China. :hello:

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