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Hello Dhammawheel!

Postby AlexBreckwoldt » Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:59 pm

Hi! My name is Alex. I'm from Germany, so excuse the spelling and grammatical mistakes I am bound to make.
I'm 18 years old and I got into Buddhism about a month or two ago.
I don't really have any friends to discuss my views with, let alone get any help regarding my practice from, so I thought it would be great to become a part of this wonderful community.

PS: I quite enjoy the bandwidth of emoticons which I am able to choose from.


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Re: Hello Dhammawheel!

Postby mikenz66 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:11 pm

Welcome Alex!



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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:30 pm


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Postby Ben » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:07 pm

Hi Alex 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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Postby LonesomeYogurt » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:32 pm

Welcome aboard! Please feel free to post topics or private message me or anything like that. I hope you find your stay fruitful!
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

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Re: Hello Dhammawheel!

Postby cooran » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:43 pm

Welcome Alex! :group:

with metta
---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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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:33 pm

Welcome to DW Alex!
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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Re: Hello Dhammawheel!

Postby waimengwan » Fri Oct 12, 2012 5:49 am

Welcome Alex!

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Re: Hello Dhammawheel!

Postby Alobha » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:19 pm

Welcome Alex!
There are plenty of resources and noble friends around, so don't hesitate to ask questions and talk about your experiences on the path. :smile:

Be well.

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Re: Hello Dhammawheel!

Postby bodom » Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:39 am

Welcome Alex!

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

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