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Postby Sutiro » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:01 am

Dhamma greetings to all, just starting on the Wheel.
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Re: Karuna

Postby bodom » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:04 am

Welcome Sutiro!

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 Sutiro » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:29 am

I visited Ajahn Buddhadasa in 1981. My most lasting memory was of a female mannequin dressed in a bikini and covered in fish hooks which greeted you when you entered the temple!!
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Re: Karuna

Postby Ben » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:24 am

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
"Only those who take to meditation with good intentions can be assured of success. With the development of the purity and the power of the mind backed by the insight into the ultimate truth of nature, one might be able to do a lot of things in the right direction for the benefit of mankind."

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Re: Karuna

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:05 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Karuna

Postby cooran » Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:43 am

Welcome to Dhammawheel! Interesting memory!

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