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hi from Lincoln, UK

Post by elfenzo » Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:55 pm

hello all - my name's ellen, i'm from Lincoln in the UK and i've been meditating and studying Buddhism for some time. :hello: i'm a bit nervous of jumping into discussions, but will try and make some not-too-foolish contributions!

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Re: hi from Lincoln, UK

Post by LonesomeYogurt » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:00 pm

Don't be worried, everyone is friendly here! 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

Stuff I write about things.

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Post by mikenz66 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:36 pm

Welcome Ellen,



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Post by cooran » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:03 pm

Hello Ellen,

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :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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Re: hi from Lincoln, UK

Post by DNS » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:04 pm

:hello: Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Post by bodom » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:19 pm

Welcome Ellen!

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 Lincoln, UK

Post by Sambojjhanga » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:47 am

Hello Ellen, and welcome.


Sabba rasam dhammaraso jinati
The flavor of the dhamma exceeds all other flavors

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Re: hi from Lincoln, UK

Post by Alobha » Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:53 am

Welcome Ellen. :anjali:

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Post by elfenzo » Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:17 pm

thank you for all the welcomes! hope all are well :smile:

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