Hello!

Introduce yourself to others at Dhamma Wheel.

Hello!

Postby nomad » Sun May 10, 2009 1:10 am

Hello everyone! I’m a new student to Buddhism and I’m currently researching Tibetan and Zen, but I’m finding myself drawn to Theravada teachings. I’m also a member of another board and hope that the two can compliment by studies and help me find my own path. Nice to meet all of you!

~nomad

:sage:
"I am because we are." -Xhosa Tribal Saying
User avatar
nomad
 
Posts: 52
Joined: Sun May 10, 2009 12:59 am
Location: Dayton, OH

Re: Hello!

Postby retrofuturist » Sun May 10, 2009 1:32 am

Greetings Nomad,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

If you're interested also in Tibetan and Zen Buddhist teachings, check out also...

Dharma Wheel (Mahayana and Vajrayana)
http://www.dharmawheel.net/

and...

Zen Forum International
http://www.zenforuminternational.org/

Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


Dharma Wheel (Mahayana / Vajrayana forum) -- Open flower ~ Open book (blog)
User avatar
retrofuturist
Site Admin
 
Posts: 14655
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:52 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Hello!

Postby nomad » Sun May 10, 2009 2:54 am

Awesome! Thanks for the info. There are so many different schools of Buddhism that it's difficult to know what is right for me. So right now I'm just testing the waters of a variety of things. Thanks again!

~nomad

:sage:
"I am because we are." -Xhosa Tribal Saying
User avatar
nomad
 
Posts: 52
Joined: Sun May 10, 2009 12:59 am
Location: Dayton, OH

Re: Hello!

Postby zavk » Sun May 10, 2009 5:15 am

Hi Nomad....

Welcome.
With metta,
zavk
User avatar
zavk
 
Posts: 1161
Joined: Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:04 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Hello!

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sun May 10, 2009 5:54 am

welcome3.jpg
welcome3.jpg (14.83 KiB) Viewed 386 times
User avatar
Ngawang Drolma.
 
Posts: 805
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:38 pm

Re: Hello!

Postby Cittasanto » Sun May 10, 2009 9:07 am

Hi
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
With Metta
Upāsaka Cittasanto
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."
User avatar
Cittasanto
 
Posts: 5743
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:31 pm
Location: Ellan Vannin

Re: Hello!

Postby nomad » Fri May 15, 2009 1:06 am

Hello! Thanks for the warm welcome! :)

~nomad
"I am because we are." -Xhosa Tribal Saying
User avatar
nomad
 
Posts: 52
Joined: Sun May 10, 2009 12:59 am
Location: Dayton, OH


Return to Introductions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: GengisAmon, Lazy_eye, VinceField and 2 guests