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Bonjour

Post by Layt » Sun May 06, 2018 4:54 pm

... or "Hello" if you prefer ~

So I'm French, but unlike most of my compatriots I understand English and I can pronounce it without sounding like a cliché croissant-eater.

Anyway, I'm interested in original buddhism, so I study the Theravāda and I come up with new theories all the time. I also like manga, science and cute things. Now about things that I don't like... religions, traditions, my old philosophy teacher, spiders and vegetables.

I don't believe in the rebirth concept, and I don't pertain to any tradition (obviously).

Uh... is there something else I should add ? Oh right, I don't actually like desserts, I don't understand how people can enjoy eating those things, like seriously !

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Re: Bonjour

Post by Sam Vara » Sun May 06, 2018 5:08 pm

bonjour! :hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel, Layt!

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Re: Bonjour

Post by DNS » Sun May 06, 2018 7:15 pm

Welcome to DW!

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Re: Bonjour

Post by rightviewftw » Sun May 06, 2018 7:22 pm

welcome :hello:
- 5 points for not beliving in rebirth

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Re: Bonjour

Post by bodom » Sun May 06, 2018 7:23 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
The heart of the path is so simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice.

Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing.

Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this-just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle.

- Ajahn Chah

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Re: Bonjour

Post by DNS » Sun May 06, 2018 7:50 pm

rightviewftw wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 7:22 pm
welcome :hello:
- 5 points for not believing in rebirth
- 100 points for not liking chocolate.

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Re: Bonjour

Post by Layt » Sun May 06, 2018 8:28 pm

DNS wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 7:50 pm
rightviewftw wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 7:22 pm
welcome :hello:
- 5 points for not believing in rebirth
- 100 points for not liking chocolate.
I don't like ice cream, French fries and cheese either... I guess I'm an alien ~

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Re: Bonjour

Post by SarathW » Sun May 06, 2018 10:24 pm

:hello:
I like chocolate. But I get a headache when I eat chocolate.
But I still keep on eating.
It is like the addiction to this Samsara.
We know it is only Dukkha but want to keep on coming back.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: Bonjour

Post by DNS » Mon May 07, 2018 1:29 am

I moved the posts regarding rebirth to the Great Rebirth thread. This topic should stay as an introduction and welcome to Layt.
SarathW wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 10:24 pm
:hello:
I like chocolate. But I get a headache when I eat chocolate.
But I still keep on eating.
It is like the addiction to this Samsara.
We know it is only Dukkha but want to keep on coming back.
That could be an allergy to chocolate. I know some people who have that too, but still eat it, because it tastes so good.

I eat the bittersweet dark chocolate (not the candies), so perhaps not a dessert and therefore also like Layt's diet of excluding desserts.

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