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Greetings from Canada

Post by Joe33060 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:21 pm

Hi my name is Joe I recently move to Montreal from Florida were I spend for many years. I work in medicine for twenty years, also did security work. I am interested in vipassana meditation now. I became Buddhist about eighteen years this was a gradual process I did some research as to what I was comfortable with, and resulted in the Therevada practice . I like to travel I have been southeast Asia many times. I hope to learn more in discussions about the Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha and noble truth also meditation practice.


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Post by DNS » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:55 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Post by Hickersonia » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:24 pm

Well met, Joe! :) :anjali:
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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:35 am

Welcome to DW!
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Post by cooran » Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:43 am

Welcome Joe! :group:

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Post by retrofuturist » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:41 pm

Greetings Joe,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


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Post by Still Searching » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:10 am

Welcome to our community, we're pleased to have you join us. :group:

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Post by bodom » Fri Sep 20, 2013 2:00 am

Welcome Joe!

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 no struggling, no thinking,
the mind, still,
will see cause and effect
vanishing in the Void.
Attached to nothing, letting go:
Know that this is the way
to allay all stress.

- Upasika Kee Nanayan

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