Greetings from the Netherlands

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Maarten
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Greetings from the Netherlands

Postby Maarten » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:05 pm

Hello everyone,

I am Maarten from the Netherlands. I hope to learn a lot here and perhaps make some friends as there is no sangha where I live.

Metta to all!

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Re: Greetings from the Netherlands

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:37 pm

Welcome Maarten!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Greetings from the Netherlands

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:55 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Greetings from the Netherlands

Postby bodom » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:22 am

Welcome Maarten!

: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: Greetings from the Netherlands

Postby cooran » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:46 am

Welcome! :group:

with metta
Chris
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---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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