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Zach
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Come to see :)

Postby Zach » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:47 pm

Hello there :namaste:

Some of you may remember me as Caz from other places Ive recently purchased a few books on The Theravadin Sutta's such as In the Buddha's words by Bhikkhu Bodhi and the Vissudhimagga, Ive always enjoyed reading the first turning teachings and hope to gain some further context and appreciation of them here in order to expand my knowledge of Buddhadharma :) :namaste:

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Re: Come to see :)

Postby bodom » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:55 pm

Welcome Zach!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Come to see :)

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:19 pm

Welcome Aboard!
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Come to see :)

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:43 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Come to see :)

Postby cooran » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:14 am

Welcome Caz! :group:

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: Come to see :)

Postby Zach » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:31 am

Thanks for the welcome :)

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Re: Come to see :)

Postby waimengwan » Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:32 pm

Welcome Zach!

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Re: Come to see :)

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:58 pm

Greetings Caz,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Of the two books you've purchased, definitely start with In The Buddha's Words.

:reading:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)


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