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Postby thansz » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:02 pm


I came across this site a while ago during my investigations of Buddhism. While I'm currently not a buddhist, I find many of the teachings useful and believe the Theravada teachings to be about as close to what the Buddha probably taught (although I am no scholar). I found this to be a very helpful site and enjoyed many of the postings here. Members seem very helpful and some member postings have definitely made me rethink certain positions.

So I just wanted to introduce myself and say hi to the group!

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


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Postby Ben » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:08 pm

Hi thansz and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
I'm glad Dhamma Wheel has been a positive influence on your understanding and practice.
kind regards,

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Postby Paul Davy » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:08 am




Thanks for saying hi!

Now you're registered, you're welcome to join any of those discussions that might take your interest.

Retro. :)
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What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

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Re: Hello

Postby bodom » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:12 am

Welcome thansz!

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 cooran » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:35 am

Welcome! :group:

See you around the forums!

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