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Kingdubrock
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Howdy.

Post by Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:53 pm

I have actually been posting for about a week and havent introduced myself yet.
So, hi! :smile:

My name is Mark. I live in Toronto. I've been into the dharma for about 14 years now. Went back to grad school after i lost my job and am doing my thesis about mindfulness in all its currently popular contexts - Buddhist, MBSR and "Langerian".
Some of my questions will likely be related to my work. But I also spend waaay too much time in isolation reading and writing since I've been in school, and would also enjoy just hanging out and talking shop with y'all.

Love,
Mark

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Post by DNS » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:14 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Post by Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:19 pm

Thank you! :smile:

And thank you, David, for your wonderful contributions and resources!

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Post by cooran » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:47 pm

Welcome! :group:


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Post by Hickersonia » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:53 pm

Well met, Mark,

I hope you are well, and may your work be fruitful! :anjali:
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Re: Howdy.

Post by Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:17 pm

Wow, thank you all for the warm welcome. :bow:

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Post by retrofuturist » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:46 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

8-)

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Howdy.

Post by Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:48 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

8-)

Metta,
Retro. :)
Thank you Retro! :smile:

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Post by SarathW » Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:59 am

:hello:
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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:53 am

Welcome Mark!
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Post by Ben » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:00 am

Greetings Mark and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
kind regards,

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Re: Howdy.

Post by Virgo » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:09 am

Howdy King and welcome to Dhammawheel. :anjali:

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Re: Howdy.

Post by Kingdubrock » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:02 pm

Thank you Khalil, Ben and Virgo. :anjali:
I feel so welcome I have already joined in on the welcoming of other new people. :-)

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Re: Howdy.

Post by clw_uk » Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:14 am

Welcome :)
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