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Post by Perhin » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:04 pm

Hi, everyone! This is Perhin from Alabama, USA, and I'm a newbie to Buddhism. I chose this path because it seemed to make the most sense to me and because of what now seems selfish(enlightenment over being a Bodhisattva), but either way, it does make me feel...like, I guess, I'm in control of myself. I like that very much. :)

Anyway, I cannot wait to begin talking to you all and to make friends, oh, and to learn! :D



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Post by David2 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:27 pm

Hello and welcome! :hello:

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Post by DNS » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:36 pm

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Post by cooran » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:04 pm

Welome to DhammaWheel! :group:

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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:14 pm

To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Post by retrofuturist » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:20 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"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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Post by waimengwan » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:53 pm

Welcome Perhin to DW.

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Post by bodom » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:17 am

Welcome perhin!

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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