Introducing myself

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sati
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Introducing myself

Postby sati » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:43 pm

Hello,

I am happy to be here. Thanks for offering such a useful and inspiring online place.

I have been introduced to Theravada through S.N. Goenka and B.Gunaratana 's books, and I am still a beginner.

with Metta, :smile:
sati

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:50 pm

Welcome Aboard Sati!
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:57 pm

Welcome sati!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:40 pm

Welcome.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:19 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby cooran » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:32 am

Welcome!! :group:

With metta
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby sati » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:13 am

Thank you everyone for your warm welcome.

with Metta,
sati

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:25 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Benjamin
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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Benjamin » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:14 pm

Welcome Sati!

May your time here be well spent and conducive to wisdom :)
"Don't believe everything you read."
-The Buddha

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby bodom » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:48 pm

Welcome Sati!

:anjali:
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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