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frankinnc
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Hi

Post by frankinnc » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:19 am

Hi, my name's Frank. Been practicing soto zen since 07...came here to learn more about "the dhamma of the theravada". Sure, I've read books about it but have never spoken with an actual practictioner. So, here I am.

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bodom
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Re: Hi

Post by bodom » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:25 am

frankinnc wrote:Hi, my name's Frank. Been practicing soto zen since 07...came here to learn more about "the dhamma of the theravada". Sure, I've read books about it but have never spoken with an actual practictioner. So, here I am.
Welcome frank!

Soto Zen is cool. :sage:

: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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Ben
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Re: Hi

Post by Ben » Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:44 am

Hi Frank 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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DNS
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Re: Hi

Post by DNS » Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:10 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

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cooran
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Re: Hi

Post by cooran » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:50 am

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

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Khalil Bodhi
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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:20 am

Welcome!
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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