hello Everyone

Introduce yourself to others at Dhamma Wheel.
Elvalamont
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:12 am
Location: United States
Contact:

hello Everyone

Postby Elvalamont » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:48 am

Elva here. I find some pretty good stuff for discussion at this useful forum. Looking forward participation in real soon.

Thanks!!!

User avatar
Cittasanto
Posts: 5998
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:31 pm
Location: Ellan Vannin
Contact:

Re: hello Everyone

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:12 pm

Welcome Aboard!
look forward to meeting you in the rooms
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."

User avatar
Khalil Bodhi
Posts: 1823
Joined: Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:32 pm
Location: NYC
Contact:

Re: hello Everyone

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Mar 05, 2012 2:40 pm

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

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
Kiva-Theravada Buddhists:http://www.kiva.org/team/theravada_buddhists
My Practice Blog:
http://khalilbodhi.wordpress.com

User avatar
vidar
Posts: 71
Joined: Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:38 pm

Re: hello Everyone

Postby vidar » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:13 pm

Welcome Elva!
All the world is on fire, All the world is burning, All the world is ablaze, All the world is quaking. That which does not quake or blaze, That to which worldlings do not resort, Where there is no place for Mara:That is where my mind delights. (SN 5.7)

By degrees, little by little,
from moment to moment,
the wise purify themselves,
as a smith purifies silver.
—Dhammapada 239

User avatar
retrofuturist
Posts: 15729
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:52 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact:

Re: hello Everyone

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:59 pm

Greetings Elva,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

User avatar
Ben
Site Admin
Posts: 17079
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:49 am
Location: War.loun.dig.er.ler
Contact:

Re: hello Everyone

Postby Ben » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:14 am

Greetings Elva 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

Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR

e: ben.dhammawheel@gmail.com..


Return to “Introductions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Yahoo [Bot] and 2 guests

Google Saffron, Theravada Search Engine