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Hello all!

Postby Shebop » Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:40 am

Hello everyone,
I'm a practinioner for about 4 years and have been a silent reader here for quite a while, now I'm looking forward to communicate with you all!
Greetings from Shebop

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Postby Renlaenderin » Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:23 pm

Hi welcome! I am considerably newer than you, and i look forward to "stealing" some of your 4 years of learning and experience ;)

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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:38 pm

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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Postby bodom » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:40 pm

Welcome Shebop!

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 David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:28 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Postby Ben » Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:22 pm

Greetings shebop and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Postby cooran » Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:23 pm

Look forward to reading your posts! :group:

with metta
---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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Postby Shebop » Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:06 pm

Thank you all for your kind and warm welcome! Feels good to be here!

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Postby Ytrog » Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:44 pm

Welcome :)
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.

mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments

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