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Hello To all

Postby cutest_buddhist » Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:51 pm

My name is Gabrielle. I am 20 years old, and currently residing by the beach in Virginia. I am here to discuss my love for buddhas, and learn a lot from others to help in my spiritual journey. I don't really label myself as a particular kind of buddhist. For example: Mahayana, or something like that. I asked some people on facebook, and some say I am a lot like vajrayana buddhist. I just spend a lot of time with meditation, prayers, and devotions to the many various buddhas. I do not follow any formalities, or go to a shrine. I feel like the buddhas (most of them tend to be tibetan, by the way. Examples : Green Tara, Avalokiteshvara, Amoghassidhi, Vajrasattva, etc) I get a lot of spiritual energy from the buddhas. :)

Anyway, I am trying to get better with my buddhism. Like meditate more. I just want to meet nice people, and discover myself more. I'm very friendly. You can talk to me anytime, I'm on most social networks. Talk to you soon!

Feel free to share anything, or ASK ME QUESTIONS :) I love talking.

Much Love from deep within my heart,
Gabrielle S.

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Re: Hello To all

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:06 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello To all

Postby Ben » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:11 pm

Greetings Gabrielle and welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
I wish you all the very best with your efforts.
kind regards,

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: Hello To all

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:07 am

Greetings Gabrielle,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Hello To all

Postby bodom » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:13 am

Welcome Gabrielle!

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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Re: Hello To all

Postby cooran » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:41 am

Welcome Gabrielle!
:group:

with metta
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---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Re: Hello To all

Postby Yana » Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:35 am

:hug: Hello Welcome :hello:
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Re: Hello To all

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:26 am

Welcome Gabrielle! May you enjoy every success.
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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