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Post by Stiphan » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:02 pm

Hello dhamma freinds, thanks for having me here. I may not contribute much, but I will be visiting for sure.

Metta!

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Post by retrofuturist » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:34 pm

Greetings and welcome, Stefan.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Hello

Post by Stiphan » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:49 pm

Thanks retro. Nice to see you.
You can call me "Stiphan" (correct spelling: Sṭīphan) or Stephen. May you be well and happy. :heart:

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Re: Hello

Post by clw_uk » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:01 pm

Welcome Stefan :hello:
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Post by Stiphan » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:08 pm

clw_uk wrote:Welcome Stefan :hello:
Hi clw_uk, thanks for the welcome.
You can call me "Stiphan" (correct spelling: Sṭīphan) or Stephen. May you be well and happy. :heart:

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Re: Hello

Post by Ben » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:10 pm

Hello dear friend!
Its about time you showed up!
I am looking forward to conversing with you again.
Metta

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
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Post by Stiphan » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:35 pm

Ben wrote:Hello dear friend!
Its about time you showed up!
I am looking forward to conversing with you again.
Metta

Ben
Hi Ben! I hope you are enjoying your new home. Great to see you!
You can call me "Stiphan" (correct spelling: Sṭīphan) or Stephen. May you be well and happy. :heart:

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Re: Hello

Post by Fede » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:49 pm

It's always wonderful to see you Stefan. I'm glad you came here!

Welcome!
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Post by Cittasanto » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:14 am

:hello:
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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
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Post by Annapurna » Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:56 am

Stefan! Hi and welcome! Great to see you! :group:

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Re: Hello

Post by jcsuperstar » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:01 am

:hello:
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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: Hello

Post by Tex » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:22 am

Nice to see you again, Stefan!

:toast:
"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Re: Hello

Post by bodom » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:32 pm

Welcome!

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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."

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