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locrian
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Hello

Postby locrian » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:07 pm

Hi everyone,

I am a regular American living in Boise, Id.
I posted in the bios thinking it was the intro, then noticed this, but at any rate - hello :)

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mikenz66
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Re: Hello

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:14 pm

Welcome locrian!

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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bodom
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Re: Hello

Postby bodom » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:02 pm

Welcome locrian!

: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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vidar
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Re: Hello

Postby vidar » Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:30 pm

Welcome locrian!

:hello:
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

locrian
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Re: Hello

Postby locrian » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:53 pm

Thanks everyone :)
that little waving guy is about the cutest emoticon I've ever seen lol

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Re: Hello

Postby Ben » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:17 am

Hi locrian and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:16 am

Welcome to DW locrian!
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: Hello

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:57 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.

dheamhan a fhios agam

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


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