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F.O.B

Postby BlackBird » Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:16 pm

Hello all

I've been posting on and off for a couple of years over at the other site. Recently came to feel dissatisfied with the way things are there at the moment, after consultation with a few, this forum here was alluded to, so here I am. I must say seeing a thriving community on the internet, dedicated to Theravada makes me a very happy man. I've just gotta remember not to get attached :tongue:

I see a lot of old faces here too, so I'm glad to see you haven't dissappeared :)

With metta
Jack :heart:
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta

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Re: F.O.B

Postby Fede » Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:47 pm

Well it's wonderful that you have begun building a nest amongst our branches..... ;)
Nice to see you here.

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Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: F.O.B

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:09 pm

Greetings Jack,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Re: F.O.B

Postby Ben » Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:17 pm

Hi Jack

I'm glad you could join us here!
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Ben
“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

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: F.O.B

Postby SeerObserver » Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:00 pm

Welcome.

Nice to see you here, Jack.

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Re: F.O.B

Postby cooran » Fri Apr 17, 2009 8:44 pm

Hello Jack,

Glad you made it here! :hug:

metta
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Re: F.O.B

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:11 pm

Hi Jack! Welcome :anjali:

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Re: F.O.B

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:46 pm

hi
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."

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Re: F.O.B

Postby BlackBird » Sat Apr 18, 2009 1:26 am

Thank you for your kind welcomes my friends.
Is your practise good today? It has been good for me :smile:

With metta
Jack :heart:
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta

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Re: F.O.B

Postby floating_abu » Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:17 pm

Jack :hug: :hello:

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