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hi! :)

Postby tara » Sat Dec 24, 2011 8:58 pm

nice to "meet" you all. my name is tara. i have lots of questions concerning buddhism so can't wait to get to chatting with all of you soon! thanks! :)
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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Dec 24, 2011 8:59 pm

Welcome Tara!
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: hi! :)

Postby tara » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:28 pm

Khalil Bodhi wrote:Welcome Tara!


thanks! :)
"if you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them."
~ hh dalai lama

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Re: hi! :)

Postby bodom » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:11 pm

Hey Tara 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: hi! :)

Postby cooran » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:41 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel, Tara. Look forward to reading your posts. :group:

with metta
Chris
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Re: hi! :)

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Dec 25, 2011 3:50 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Postby tara » Sun Dec 25, 2011 3:04 pm

thank y'all muchly. :D
"if you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them."
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Postby Alobha » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:03 pm

Welcome!


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