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Postby Jikan » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:06 am

Hi Everyone,

I've been a lurker. I post often at the DharmaWheel board, and I lead a Tendai Buddhist group in Washington, DC. I'm interested in... Buddhism, generally. I look forward to participating here.

all the best,
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Postby retrofuturist » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:08 am

Greetings Jikan,

Welcome to the other side of the fence!

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Postby plwk » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:11 am

Yup Jikan ... where the grass is browner over this side of the fence :mrgreen: :hello:
Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Postby cooran » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:02 am

Welcome to the "mm" wheel!, :group:

With metta
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Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:19 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

The one with the correct spelling.

:jedi:

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Postby tiltbillings » Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:25 am

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.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:05 am

Welcome Jikan! I look forward to your contributions here! :anjali:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Postby Jikan » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:43 pm

thank you for the kind words, everyone!
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Postby bodom » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:05 pm

Welcome Jikan!

: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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Postby Jikan » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:58 pm

plwk wrote:Yup Jikan ... where the grass is browner over this side of the fence :mrgreen: :hello:


:jumping: I do appreciate the browner side.
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Postby SarathW » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:40 pm

:hello:
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Postby waimengwan » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:30 am

Welcome :)
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Postby Dan74 » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:39 am

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