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khanti1
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A new member

Postby khanti1 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:33 pm

Hi, just wanted to drop a line that I'm a new member. I currently study with the Charleston Buddhist Fellowship in Charleston S.C.
Glad to have found your forum and look forward to getting to know some of you. :candle:

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Re: A new member

Postby cooran » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:55 pm

Welcome Khanti! :group:

Hope you find companionship and a chance to contribute and learn on this forum.

with metta
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: A new member

Postby bodom » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:09 pm

Welcome khanti1!

: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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Re: A new member

Postby Ben » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:14 pm

Greetings khanti 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

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Re: A new member

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:51 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

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Re: A new member

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:25 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...


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